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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Starkey Ranch ER & Hospital
3.3 out of 5
Odessa, FL


Odessa, FL

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Great News, Odessa, Florida! We are opening a new Starkey Ranch ER & Hospital in your area. It features expert ER care, shorter wait times, and an unwavering commitment to the well-being of our patients. Opening in the Summer 2024!

We are seeking a detailed-oriented Clinical Laboratory Scientist, to join our team.

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is someone who can work in a fast-paced setting. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will perform technical laboratory procedures, analyze statistical data, and report results to predict and diagnose disease and provide quality care. Provide age-appropriate care by following established technical protocols based on patient age, using appropriate instrumentation, and reporting and interpreting results based on normal ranges.

Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s in medical technology or science.
  • One of the following is required:
  • Certification as a Medical Technologist by ASCP, NCA, AMT, or CLS
  • Certification as a Medical Lab Scientist by ASCP
  • Certification as a Clinical Lab Specialist (CLS) by NCA
  • Certification in Molecular Biology (MB), Molecular Pathology (MP), Blood Banking (BB), Chemistry (C), Hematology (H), or Microbiology (M) by ASCP
  • Valid Medical Technologist license
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to operate mechanical, electrical, and computer

controlled instrumentation.

  • Must have a working knowledge of PCs and Lab Information Systems
  • Specializes in point-of-care testing with solid knowledge of COLA requirements.

Essential Job functions and responsibilities:

  • Perform diagnostic test procedures accurately according to the written policies and procedures.
  • Follows the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
  • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or report test results and either corrects the problems or immediately notifies management.
  • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Will work Full-Time schedule as assigned.

Nonessential Job Functions:

  • Exercise independent judgment in error identification and problem-solving.
  • Report works accurately, legibly, and by the abnormal and critical values criteria.
  • Work efficiently and respond to stats and other priority tests to provide optimum patient care.
  • Interact professionally with lab personnel and with other hospital departments.
  • Assist with evaluating equipment and procedures, orienting new employees, and training students.
  • Will comply with universal precautions and adhere to safety standards and practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor/department director.
  • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies.
  • Assist with patient restraints and maintain precautions; collect, report, and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior.
  • Attend staff meetings or other company-sponsored or mandated meetings as required.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Hospital
  • Medical laboratory


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Hospital: 3 years (Required)


  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Odessa, FL: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person