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Clinical Laboratory Scientist II - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Santa Barbara, California, 93101, United States
February 14, 2018

Clinical Laboratory Scientist II - RT

Santa Barbara, California 93101

Highly experienced CA Licensed CLS, with experience in a Clinical Laboratory, working in either a Core Facility or Acute care laboratory environment. Looking for both Generalist and Microbiology experience, but must have a generalist CA CLS license.

We are a for-profit clinical laboratory established in response to the community’s need for a local, high quality clinical laboratory. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital located in Santa Barbara, California. our goal is to provide the Tri-Counties area of Central California (which includes San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties) with the highest quality of laboratory services as well as an unmatched level of customer service

We are in search of Clinical Laboratory Scientists to preform standard tests to obtain data used in diagnosis and treatments of patients. They will also perform both routine and specialized tests; provide work direction and instruction to students and trainees, non-licensed personnel, and new personnel. The CLS will also check tests performed for accuracy, reliability, and validity before results are reported from the laboratory. Highly experienced CLS’, will assist in the teaching of students and trainees.

General Job Duties:

Conduct accurate and timely testing of specimens. Maintain quality control of testing and test assessment. Complete required continuing education for licensure. Maintain own technical checklist. Take initiative for planning and completing professional development as it applies to laboratory goals, system goals, and personal/professional goals. Participate in cross-training for tests and/or analyzers to improve technical flexibility. Facilitate meeting laboratory goals and system goals by sharing information obtained through professional development activities. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). Monitor the appropriateness and acceptability of test results. Participate with CAP proficiency surveys. Follow guidelines necessary for regulatory compliance and participates in preparation for inspection by various accrediting agencies. Complete required competency evaluations. Attend and complete all mandatory continuing education in-services

These job duties describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job classification.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Bachelor’s Degree

2. California State License - Clinical Laboratory Scientist

3. Certification: Medical Technologist (MT) certification, from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is preferred.

4. Licensure: California State Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist

5. Technical Requirements: Functional experience with common laboratory analyzers and laboratory computer systems, including desktop computers.

6. Present Salary?

7. Salary Expectation?

8. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?