Clinical Lab Scientist, Variable Shift *$5,000 Sign on Bonus
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Fountain Valley, California
Internal Number: ORA003124
Purpose Statement / Position Summary
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will (CLS) will perform laboratory duties as scheduled; produce accurate and timely laboratory results in accordance with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center Laboratory Services department standards and procedures. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide the care needed for that patient population.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Perform pre-analysis, analysis and post-analysis of laboratory tests according to the department’sprotocols and procedures.
Follow laboratory protocol to ensure proper identification of patients and specimens.
Evaluate tests results, test processes, quality control and assurance requirements where applicable.
Ability to meet department scheduling and attendance requirements.
Require effective communication, verbally, in writing and through other means.
Consistently apply infection control policies and procedures.
Attend and actively participate in department specific education, training, in-services, process improvement initiatives and staff meetings.
Participates in performance improvement projects in the laboratory.
Ensures equipment and safety devices are used as intended and designed.
Ensures compliance at all times with hospital and laboratory policies and procedures.
Perform data management and documentation activities.
Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.