Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Company: Pipeline Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for performing
moderately complex and complex laboratory tests, as defined by
CLIA, in hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology, blood
bank and serology. Professional application of the principles,
theories, techniques and quality controls of laboratory science are
used. This position reports to the lead clinical laboratory
scientist, laboratory manager/supervisor, and/or the administrative
director of Laboratory services.
Essential Job Duties:
Follows the hospital's policies and procedures and documents their
Ensure all daily QC (or as required, Levy-Jennings and Westgard
Rules) is acceptable before releasing patient results.
Performs and documents all maintenance, temperatures, specimen
rejection and troubleshooting, conforms to schedules and completion
of work, leaves little for the next shift.
Maintains the inventory of supplies and reagents.
Participates in the laboratories in-service and competency
Help train and orient new team members.
Conforms to schedules and completion of work, leaves little for the
Performs other duties assigned by the lead CLS/lab
manager/supervisor/lab administrative director.
Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work
Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal
workforce and external customers.
Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of
clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved
in the delivery of patient care.
Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to
ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.
Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.
Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with
internal and external colleagues.
Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and
dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to
collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the
Bachelor of Science which includes California required class units
for a clinical laboratory scientist. At least 6 months experience
in an accredited hospital laboratory in at least two laboratory
Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in
order to be considered.
Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or
feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl;
talk and hear; and may taste and smell. The employee is regularly
required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds,
with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be
intact to perform duties.
Keywords: Pipeline Health, Gardena , Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Healthcare , Gardena, California
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