Job Details

  • Title

    Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Med Tech) – ED Stat Lab

  • Category

    Specialists (Clinical and Non-Clinical)

  • Department

    Lab ED Stat

  • Schedule

    Per-Diem

  • Shift

    Varies

  • Location

    Eisenhower Medical Center
    Rancho Mirage, CA




  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.



    • Performs, verifies and reports laboratory tests. Supervises and verifies work of non-licensed personnel. Performs Lab Assistant and Lab Technical Aide responsibilities as required. Provides appropriate education for staff and students.


  • Reports to



    • Assigned Supervisor


  • Supervises



    • Lab Technical Aides, Lab Assistants, and student technologists


  • Ages of Patients



    • Neonate/ Infant


    • Pediatric


    • Adolescent


    • Adult


    • Geriatric


  • Blood Borne Pathogens



    • High Potential


  • Qualifications



    • Education



      • Required: CA approved equivalencyof CLS


      • Preferred: BS and 12 month internshipat school of med technology


    • Licensure/Certification



      • Required: CA state CLS license


      • Preferred: ASCP or equivalent


    • Experience



      • Preferred: McKesson LIS experience


  • Essential Responsibilities



    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations


    • Orders and processes laboratory requests in accordance with established procedures


    • Collects and processes all necessary paper work, assuring appropriate reporting


    • Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies


    • Answers telephone and responds to questions or directs call to appropriate individual


    • Utilizes Laboratory Information Systems as appropriate


    • Disinfects and maintains work areas as needed


    • Performs proficiency testing as assigned


    • Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures


    • Supervises and verifies non-licensed personnel’s work


    • Performs and verifies quality control and patient test results


    • Performs calibration of instruments, and validation of instruments and/or procedures


    • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting


    • Monitors daily safety checks and temp logs


    • Maintains awareness of workflow utilizing Order and Result monitors to achieve optimal departmental test turnaround times


    • Determines acceptability and appropriateness of specimens for testing and monitors results for accuracy and validity


    • Performs microbiology and immunology tests, as needed


    • Disinfects and maintains orderly/organized work environment


    • Performs other duties as necessary


    • Properly endorses unfinished tasks to the next shift


    • Participates and assists in student lectures and training


    • Performs ABO and Rh typing, antibody screening, and crossmatching, and enters results accurately into computer


    • Performs routine antibody identification, and antigen screening as necessary


    • Performs emergency blood release when required


    • Performs antibody elutions and adsorptions, as indicated


    • Irradiates blood when required. Modifies component in computer and verifies label before issue


    • Works-up suspected transfusion reactions and enters appropriate orders and results into computer

    • Performs other duties as assigned

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