Clinical Lab Scientist

Job ID
2021-169470
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Clinical Laboratory Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy General Hospital
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Weekends required
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SACRAMENTO

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

Responsibilities

The incumbent will perform pre-analytic, analytic and in some cases post-analytic laboratory duties such as chemical, microscopic, and/or bacteriologic tests and verifies results for use in the diagnosis and/or treatment of disease. Demonstrates competency in patient testing for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. May have access to medication storage areas in accordance with their job functions and hospital policy, or be required to distribute needles or syringes from storage locations, such as large stock supplies, automated dispensing units and other carts to/within patient care areas or treatment carts as defined by hospital policy/procedure. This responsibility is to be carried out in the manner consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy.

 

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • 1 year Experience (Internship in a hospital clinical laboratory accepted)
  • Bachelor degree in biological science, or US military equivalent. Clinical laboratory scientist.
  • California CLS License
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern clinical laboratory techniques and procedures, aseptic technique and proper safe technique in the handling of hazardous materials and biological specimens.

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