Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Santa Cruz

Last update 2023-11-28
Expires 2023-11-27
ID #1918461550
Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Santa Cruz
United States, California, Santa Cruz,
Modified November 10, 2023


Organization: PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation SCD Position Overview: Executes procedures in assigned areas of the Laboratory to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Maintains competence to perform pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic procedures on biological specimens to aid health care providers in the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of disease. Performs a variety of basic and complex Laboratory procedures, including phlebotomy, specimen processing, quality control, quality assurance, and waived, moderate or high complexity testing (as classified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments - CLIA). If assigned to the Transfusion Service, performs moderate or high complexity testing and other duties such as blood inventory management, blood product preparation, and issuing blood products for transfusion. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure patient privacy and maintain the highest level of safety and reliability in testing. Note: Assignments and scope of duties are consistent with type of license - either a CLS - Generalist or one of the limited CLS license (e.g. Clinical Chemist Scientist, Clinical Microbiologist Scientist, and Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist) Job Description : EDUCATION: [Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma] Bachelor's: degree in biology or related science CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE: CLSL-CA Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist. TYPICAL EXPERIENCE: 2 years recent relevant experience. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrated knowledge and technical competence in routine specimen collection, preparation, testing applications, laboratory operations, and quality assurance in one or more assigned clinical specialty areas; examples: Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation and Urinalysis. Ability to accurately, precisely, and reliably perform job duties and assigned tasks. Demonstrates sound judgment and problem solving relevant to assigned duties. Ability to compassionately and effectively interact with patients of diverse ages, backgrounds, values, beliefs and behaviors Workflow Management Ability to appropriately respond to: 1) Fluctuations in volume. 2) Unexpected situations or problems such as equipment or information systems failure. 3) Shift-to-Shift hand-offs. 4) STAT test orders. 5) Specimen integrity issues. 6) Regular review of pending logs, priority assignments, etc. Ability to follow standard practices, processes, and procedures in sequence. Knowledge of applicable local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies, and procedures aimed at ensuring the privacy and safety of patients. Knowledge of applicable local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies, and procedures aimed at ensuring the privacy and safety of patients. Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and assigned tasks for completion within expected timeframes. Pay Range: $60.34 - $75.42 / hour Job Shift: Varied Schedule: Full Time Shift Hours: 8 Days of the Week: Variable Weekend Requirements: Rotating Weekends Benefits: Yes Unions: No Position Status: Non-Exempt Weekly Hours: 32 Employee Status: Regular Number of Openings: 1 Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Pay Range is $64.56 to $80.70 / hour The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package. Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Clinical laboratory scientist

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