Sr. Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Company: St. Joseph Health
Posted on: February 25, 2021
We are looking for a Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist with
the Clinical Laboratory Department at Queen of the Valley Medical
Center. Location: Napa, CA
Schedule: Full Time - 80 biweekly hours
Shift: 8-hour, Evenings Job Summary:
In assigned area, is the primary technical resource. Performs lab
analyses, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in the performance of
the daily workload. Performs all work under minimal supervision
Assists the Clinical Lab Scientist Supervisor with modifications to
workflow and implementation of new instrumentation and methods.
Ages of Patients Served: Not Applicable Essential Functions:
- In conjunction with the CLS Supervisor, helps to ensure
accuracy and reproducibility, completion and timeliness of all
- Ensures adherence to quality control guidelines and assists in
the troubleshooting of QC failures.
- Participates in ensuring that all instrumentation and equipment
is maintained according to manufacturer's guidelines and
departmental policy. Helps to complete record keeping for all
instrumentation and equipment and acts as a resource for
- Participates with ensuring compliance with all regulatory
requirements and helps section prepare for periodic surveys and
- In conjunction with the CLS Supervisor makes recommendations
for new equipment and new or improved lab tests. Evaluates workflow
and makes suggestions for improvements.
- Provides input to the CLS Supervisor on personnel performance
in the section.
- Reviews procedure manual for all tests performed and makes
suggestions for edits as needed.
- Is proficient, competent and the primary technical resource on
procedures and instrumentation in the assigned section.
- Participates in the testing of CAP proficiency samples and
assists with the collection of performance data and Performance
- Performs all essential functions of the Clinical Laboratory
Scientist. Follows universal precautions for blood and body fluids
to ensure a safe work environment for all employees. Skills:
- Interpersonal skills.
- Organization and prioritization skills.
- Ability to teach/train/mentor.
- Attention to detail and ability to perform accurate and precise
- Analytical skills.
- Ability to multi-task. Position Requirements: Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences
Experience: 3 years Experience in a clinical laboratory in an acute
care setting following licensure or certification.
License/Certification:--Current California Clinical Laboratory
Scientist license. Preferred Position Qualifications: Experience:
Supervisory experience. For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical
Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley.
Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is
founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice,
Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to
reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind,
body and spirit.
Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most
qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology
available. Because we have such high standards of care, our
programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their
demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with
Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements,
Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state
and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every
location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies
to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment
consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in
for staff vacancies. My Profile Create and manage profiles for
future opportunities. --- Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa,
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