Under general supervision performs complex professional technical and analytical work in a medical laboratory.Essential Function/Duties:Performs hematologic, chemical, microscopic, morphologic, immunologic, and microbiologic high complexity patient testing requiring advanced knowledge in a prompt and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies. May work in the following Lab sections: Core Lab, Blood Bank, Microbiology, or Virology. Assists department supervisors and coordinators with daily operation issues. Sets up new methodologies, develops procedural protocols, and trains lab personnel and students in the performance of technical procedures and in the use of instrumentation.
Participates in performance improvement activities and supports the hospital in meeting JCAHO and CAP accreditation standards.Special Requirement: Some positions may require approval in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) guidelines for unescorted access to radioactive materials.Minimum Qualifications:MLT (ASCP) or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years experience in a clinical laboratory; orMT (ASCP) or equivalent with a minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory; orBS/MS/PhD degree and a minimum of 5 years experience in a clinical laboratory May be underfilled as a Clinical Lab Scientist I with the minimum qualifications of: Bacchelor of Science Degree OR Graduate of MLT program Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of clinical laboratory principles and techniques. Knowledge of chemistry, hematology, microbiology, transfusion medicine (blood bank), and related laboratory specialties. Knowledge of recent developments in medical laboratory techniques and developments. Skill in conducting a variety of laboratory work independently.
Ability to organize, analyze and evaluate tests in terms of laboratory controls and methods and in replicating analysis. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Knowledge of basic laboratory billing compliance rules.Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):Requires correction hearing and vision within functional ranges. Requires manual dexterity to operate equipment and computers.
Requires frequent walking, standing, sitting, and reaching. Must be able to perform assigned duties under stressful situations.
HCA Inc - 19 months ago