Dignity Health Clinical Lab Scientist- Medical Technologist in LOS ANGELES, California

Overview

Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of clinical laboratory procedures in assigned sections to obtain and report data used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Uses technical skills, instrumentation, information systems and other resources to perform waived, moderately and highly complex procedures in order to provide clinical laboratory support to all user groups in the hospital and medical community. Provides clinical laboratory consultation in accordance with regulatory agency standards and laboratory law. Supervises all work performed by non-licensed staff and all other designated staff members.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • One year of clinical internship or acute care experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in clinical laboratory technology or related field.

  • ASCP Certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of the operation of routine laboratory instruments and standard laboratory technical procedures as assigned.

  • Familiar with troubleshooting techniques for instrumentation and test performance.

  • Knowledgeable in laboratory practice laws and regulatory agency standards.

  • Good written oral and communication skills.

  • Depending upon assignment may need specialized training in or on one or more scientific disciplines, instrument systems, or information systems.

  • May require special aptitude, skills development, flexibility in assignment and/or ability to handle multiple tasks or assignments.

  • Current CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist licensure required.

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Job ID 2018-56236

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Clinical Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility California Hospital Medical Center

Shift Evening

Location LOS ANGELES

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 1500- 2330 with alternating weekend.