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Category
Specialists (Clinical and Non-Clinical)
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Department
Lab Microbiology
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Schedule
Per-Diem
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Shift
Varies
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Hours
8 Hour Shift
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Location
Rancho Mirage, CA
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Job #
R0252648




  • 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 license


      • Preferred: ASCP or equivalent


    • Experience



      • Preferred: Cerner 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 within acceptable turnaround time


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


    • Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies


    • Recognizes critical test results and informs appropriate individual in a timely manner


    • Utilizes Laboratory Information System as appropriate


    • Determines specimen/control/patient result acceptability


    • Performs proficiency testing as assigned


    • Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures


    • Complies with all State and federal regulations


    • Maintains awareness of workflow utilizing various tools(Workcenter Pending, Cerner 911, 912, 123 as needed) to achieve optimal department test turnaround times for priority orders(STAT, Timed, Am Run, inpatient.)


    • Performs or verifies quality control, validation, and calibration for instruments


    • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as required


    • Monitors and initials daily safety checks and temp logs


    • Disinfects and maintains orderly/organized work environment


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


    • Properly endorses unfinished tasks or tests to the next shift


    • Participates and assists in student lectures and training


    • Supervises and verifies non-licensed personnel’s work


    • Demonstrates proper gating techniques during acquisition on the flow cytometer (Flow)


    • Demonstrates ability to analyze and interpret flow data consistent with attained skill level (Flow)


    • Demonstrates proper judgment in determining if add-on antibodies are necessary (Flow)


    • Demonstrates Microsoft Office computer skills (Flow)


    • Correlates cellular morphology with flow data (Flow)


    • Arrives at correct diagnosis and drafts summary interpretations in accordance with attained skill level (Flow)

    • Performs other duties as necessary

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