Dignity Health Clinical Lab Scientist in WOODLAND, California

Overview

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist has a California State License and performs tests requiring the exercise of independent judgment, assigned administrative duties and responsibility under the general direction of the Laboratory Director, Laboratory Manager, and Laboratory Supervisor. This includes all the necessary processes ancillary to such testing including, but not limited to, phlebotomy, equipment and glassware maintenance, reporting of findings, record keeping, reagent monitoring and ordering, quality assurance and quality improvement procedures, development of new or modified test procedures, and necessary administrative duties as may be assigned. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will perform only those tests for which the scientist is qualified by education, training, and/or experience.

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required.

  • Knowledge of modern clinical laboratory technique and procedures; proper safe technique in the handling of hazardous materials, biological specimens, and aseptic technique; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and how it applies to patient privacy and confidentiality.

  • Ability to work as a team member to meet team goals and objectives; work effectively under multiple demands and adjust priorities as circumstances require to meet turnaround time goals and staffing needs of the department; maintain a high degree of accuracy and precision on consistent basis in the performance of laboratory procedures; treat co-workers, patients, visitors, and the public with dignity and respect; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all medial staff; maintain patient confidentiality; trouble shoot procedures and instrumentation and problem solve effectively; work a flexible schedule and be willing to work additional hours as needed for the provision of quality patient care.

This position is represented by Engineers & Scientists of California, and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Job ID 2017-39435

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Clinical Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 16

Facility Woodland Healthcare

Shift Varied

Location WOODLAND

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Based on Business Need