Dignity Health

Clinical Lab Scientist

Job ID
2017-38375
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Clinical Laboratory Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Hospital Folsom
Shift
Varied
Location
FOLSOM
CA
Standard Hours
VARIED

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Clinical Lab Scientist will perform chemical, microscopic, and/or bacteriologic tests and verify results for use in the diagnosis and/or treatment of disease and demonstrate competency in patient testing for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.

 

This position shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy Hospital of Folsom and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 1+ year internship in a hospital clinical laboratory required.  Major in a biological science is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of: modern clinical laboratory techniques and procedures, aseptic technique and proper safe technique in the handling of hazardous materials and biological specimens. 
  • Ability to trouble-shoot procedures and instrumentation and problem-solve effectively. 
  • Candidates must have a CLS.

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