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Clinical Lab Scientist

Company: Saint Alphonsus Health System
Location: Boise
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.We are seeking a 20 hour a week Clinical Lab Scientist to work 20 hours a week during the daytime hours during the weekends and supporting colleagues who are enjoying scheduled time off.GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:Performs tests related to the diagnosis and treatment of patient by utilizing various medical laboratory procedures in the Clinical Laboratory. Correlates and integrates other patient data when interpreting test results. Uses professional judgment and has an in-depth knowledge of laboratory techniques, scientific principles, quality control, and instrument maintenance. Recognizes problems, identifies causes, and determines alternative methods and solutions. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's Degree Required. Medical Technologist (MT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or equivalent certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) required or registry eligible and obtained within 1 year of hire date.Completion of medical technology training required. Experience in a clinical laboratory preferred.Performs, records and reviews scheduled QC. Takes immediate corrective action when QC data is outside established limits.Performs and records routine maintenance of equipment. Recognizes and documents poor instrument performance and takes appropriate action independently.Verifies specimen labeling, integrity and suitability before performing testing.Accurately performs low, medium and high complexity testing procedures according to established protocols and regulatory requirements.Reports test results accurately and appropriately. Reports critical test results to physician, nursing station or physician office according to established protocol.Ability to prioritize work to maintain maximum efficiency. Uses spare time to assist other areas as needed. Performs phlebotomy when needed according to laboratory policies and procedures. Monitors supply inventory and takes appropriate action to ensure that needed supplies are readily available.Reviews work performed by clinical laboratory assistants. Performs corrective actions if required.Performs expected tasks without direction of supervisor.Ensures accuracy of work being reported by assigned department. Examines review lists, pending logs and the like. Resolves problems immediately and communicates with oncoming shift, nurses/physicians as appropriate. Works independently and troubleshoots analyzers by calling tech support, etc.Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health. Visit www.saintalphonsus.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Alphonsus Health System. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law. Associated topics: laboratory, medical laboratory science, mls, sterile processing technician, surgical technologist, technician i, technician lab, technician laboratory, testing, toxicology

Keywords: Saint Alphonsus Health System, Boise , Clinical Lab Scientist, Healthcare , Boise, Idaho

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