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Lead Clinical Lab Scientist

Job ID: 92849 Date posted: December 29, 2018

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Lab Clinical Services
  • Laboratory Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
As Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist for hematology and coagulation at Sharp Grossmont Hospital (SGH), this position will be in charge of pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic testing in this area and coordinate human resource activities including training, scheduling, competencies, and quality improvements with the other SGH and system lab leadership. Services include support for cath lab, open heart surgery and oncology center. Laboratory supports training of both MLT and CLS interns. 
Sharp Grossmont Laboratory is a large state-of-the-art clinical laboratory that supports a 536-bed hospital with Oncology, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health and the busiest emergency department in San Diego.   Lab disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Pathology and Blood Bank.  The laboratory has an extensive Outreach program that is supported by three outpatient service centers.   Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, professional growth, flexible scheduling and work/life balance.   We are proud to have a team of very committed and highly performing employees!  We have empowered our team to create innovative ways of providing patient-centered care, such as incorporating aromatherapy and hand massage into our practice to create a healing environment for our Phlebotomy patients.  These innovative services have received numerous awards from our organization and Planetree.   Take your career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536-beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8-hour variable day shift; including weekends as needed
This is a Full Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Education as required for California CLS licensure
  • Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
  • 5 or more years’ recent experience in a Clinical Laboratory as a CLS; including competency and expertise in hematology/coagulation
  • Communication, troubleshooting, testing and evaluation of results and quality measurement in hematology/coagulation 
  • Must be detail-oriented and comfortable with technology
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities is essential 
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • National Certification as MLS (ASCP) or MT (ASCP) 
  • ASCP Specialty Certification (SH)
  • Previous hematology lead, technical specialist or supervisor experience
 
Physical requirements of positions may be discussed during interview.
 
Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, transgender status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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