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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.
 

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for 6 months (180) days from the date of the health screening. 

 

Job Function: Allied Health 

Employment Type: Full-Time 

Hours per Pay Period 1.00  (80 hours p/pp) 

Job Shift: Variable 

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: Yes 

 

Summary of Position:

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist performs testing in their assigned areas and is licensed to provide the following services; chemical, microscopic, microbiological, blood bank, hematological and serological test to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

 

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Medical Technology or related field

 

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a hospital or similar institution
  • Sufficient computer skills as are required to complete an online application and the pre-employment/annual Net Learning requirements
  • In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate examination and analysis of the testing they perform or oversee. This involves constant monitoring of quality control procedures, equipment maintenance, controlling specimen collection techniques and consultation with other laboratory staff.
  • Is responsible for the routine operation equipment and instrumentation to include validating the performance of equipment through the use of control material, calibrators and performance verifiers.
  • Reviews and is actively involved in quality control performance and corrective action.
  • Assumes leadership responsibilities in the absence of the Laboratory Manager or Director of Laboratory Services
  • Participates in departmental and hospital-wide committees and task forces, modeling excellence in communications.

     

    Certifications/Licensure:

  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License
  • Nevada Medical Technologist license or Nevada General Supervisor, Medical Technologist license or must have passed National exam (ASCP or AMT) and be able to obtain the aforementioned Nevada licensure prior to start date

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
  2. Monitors and ensures accurate and timely test results in all areas of the laboratory.
  3. Monitors calibrations on instrumentation.
  4. Monitors Quality Control in area of laboratory assignments on a daily basis.
  5. Monitors all instrument maintenance.
  6. Consistently demonstrates knowledge of requirements, techniques and procedures to ensure accurate and timely delivery of laboratory services.
  7. Accurately records all testing procedures in the blood transfusion department. 
  8. Supports the day to day operations of the laboratory to ensure accurate results and efficient workflow including monitoring of supplies
  9. Determines priorities in workload and completes projects in an accurate and timely manner.
  10. Provides supportive and compassionate leadership to laboratory staff when needed to ensure smooth operations. 
  11. Recognizes unusual conditions outside of his/her expertise and seeks guidance of coworkers or supervisors.
  12. Orients, instructs and trains assigned personnel
  13. Is responsive to requests for service and assistance. Follows through/meets commitments.
  14. Keeps updated on laboratory policies and procedures
  15.  Participates in hospital & Medical Staff committees as assigned
  16. The staff member is able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The individual demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to identify each patient's needs. All competencies are based on ages served
  17. Demonstrates a working knowledge of regulatory and licensing standards and ensures that practice is compliant with standards
  18. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Routine Hospital/Healthcare & Office/Administrative conditions.
  • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.
  • Exposure to infections and contagious disease.
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.
  • Occasional travel to various health system locations.

     

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

 

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

 

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

 

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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