Clinical Lab Scientist Part Time Evenings
Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: January 14, 2021
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of
quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our
efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing
community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer
residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy
Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of
only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only
hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III
Neonatal ICU. We're proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses
and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible. We
offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching
401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous
tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select
positions. Under the direction of the Medical Directors and
management staff, provides state of the art laboratory specimen
testing, including phlebotomy, from neonates to geriatric patients
ensuring patient safety. Completes established competencies for the
position within designated introductory period. Other related
duties as assigned. Essential Duties: 1. Produces complete and
accurate laboratory results. 2. Responds to test requisitions
promptly, with attention to patient's name, type of test and time
of test. 3. Disposes of hazardous materials properly, immediately
after use, per department guidelines. 4. Is attentive to record
keeping, documentation of work performed and required clerical
tasks. 5. Notifies supervisor of work completion, and reports for
additional assignments. 6. Demonstrates the ability to perform the
following computer functions accurately: * Patient Registration*
Ordering Tests* Receipt Verification* Results Inquiry* Charging*
Crediting* Results Input* Append/Correct a Result 7. Completes work
left from other shifts, and strives to reduce any holdover
procedures. Work pending is organized and appropriately left for
follow-up. 8. Demonstrates the ability to coordinate simultaneous
functions with complete accuracy. 9. Demonstrates the flexibility
to adjust schedule in response to STAT orders or fluctuations in
the workload. 10. Demonstrates the following skills regarding send
out testing * Take Phone Reports.* Specimen Processing* Result
Inquiry 11. Demonstrates the ability to accurately, efficiently and
safely perform venipuncture and capillary blood removal procedures.
Completely conforms to guidelines in blood removal procedures. 12.
Follows up on conflicting or irregular patient problems. 13.
Demonstrates the ability to act as a reference for lab assistant,
technician, and medical technologists personnel. 14. Dates,
initials or signs all laboratory documents and computer entries as
required; i.e., updating, result review. 15. Calls all critical or
abnormal pre-op patient results promptly. Appropriately documents
calls in computer. 16. Maintains a neat/clean organized work area
and keeps working supplies stocked at the bench. 17. Follows
protocol for running and reporting controls. Takes appropriate
action in out-of-control discrepant or unexpected test results.
Documents as appropriate. 18. Notifies supervisor of
out-of-control, discrepant or unexpected results within expected
time frame. 19. Performs proficiency testing accurately and timely.
20. Performs maintenance and calibration as scheduled, when asked
and within set time frame. Documents as appropriate. 21. Recognizes
and resolves problems, troubleshoots malfunctioning
equipment/procedures and uses alternative methods when available.
Notifies supervisor of problems as appropriate. 22. Demonstrates
knowledge of medical technology and hospital policy and acts as
reference for hospital personnel, physicians and patients. 23.
Assists in employee orientation and training upon the request of a
supervisor. 24. Demonstrates the ability to act as lead
technologist in the absence of a supervisor. 25. Demonstrates
proficiency in operation of automated instruments, particularly in
the area of troubleshooting, calibration and maintenance. 26.
Performs all other duties as assigned. A. Minimum Education:
Knowledge necessary to obtain Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
in the state of California and current California Clinical
Laboratory Scientist license. B. Preferred Experience: Two years
recent experience as a medical technologist in an acute care
setting preferred. C. Preferred Skills and Abilities: Ability to
act as supervisor in absence of higher supervisor. The hospital, in
its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above
required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related
experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
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