Prime Healthcare

CLS II

Facility Dallas Regional Medical Center
Location
US-TX-Mesquite
ID
2024-160979
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Evenings
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

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You’re going to want to be a part of the Dallas Regional Medical Center Team!!!  As a member of Prime Healthcare, we offer incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be a part of a community dedicated to making a difference.  We are a 202- bed acute hospital accredited by the joint Commission that offer a wide range of medical services including 24/7 emergency care, cardiology, wound care, surgical services, cardiac catheterization, and imaging.  The hospital is the on Certified Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center and labor and Delivery unit in the area.  In addition, Dallas Regional is the only Trauma Center for 13 miles and was the first accredited Geriatric Emergency Room in Dallas County.  The hospital os a recipient of Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Awards, 15 Healthgrades Five-Star rating over the past three years.

 

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous benefit plan: medical, dental, vision and 401k
  • Substantial PTO
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • And much more!

 

Responsibilities

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist performs only those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, Bus. & Prof. Code Section 1204, and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individual’s education, training or experience and technical abilities. Each individual performing the above procedures must:

 

1) The Clinical Laboratory Scientist adhere to the laboratory’s procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results, 2) follow the laboratory’s established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications. 3) be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify your immediate supervisor, Director, or Medical Director, 4) perform a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgment using both manual and automated methods in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, and any other discipline as introduced into the laboratory, 5) perform and document maintenance; daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate, 6)  review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 7) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 8) ensure that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 9) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics, 10) assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures, 11) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 12) in the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift, 13) may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POC. 14) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

 

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Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
 
1. Minimum two years of hospital laboratory work experience Each individual performing high complexity testing must— 
2. (a) Possess a current license issued by the State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required; and 
3. (b) Meet one of the following requirements: 
4. (1) Be a doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathy, or doctor of podiatric medicine licensed to practice medicine, osteopathy, or podiatry in the State in which the laboratory is located or have earned a doctoral, master's or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution; 
5. (2) 
6. (i) Have earned an associate degree in a laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or— 
7. (ii) Have education and training equivalent to that specified in paragraph (b)(2)(i) of this section that includes— 
8. (A) At least 60 semester hours, or equivalent, from an accredited institution that, at a minimum, include either— 
9.  (1) 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses; or 
10. (2) 24 semester hours of science courses that include— 
11. (i) Six semester hours of chemistry; 
12. (ii) Six semester hours of biology; and 
13. (iii) Twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination; and 
14. (B) Have laboratory training that includes either of the following: 
15. (1) Completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, the CAHEA, or other organization approved by HHS. (This training may be included in the 60 semester hours listed in paragraph (b)(2)(ii)(A) of this section.) 
16. (2) At least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing. 
17. (3) Have previously qualified or could have qualified as a technologist under § 493.1491 on or before February 28, 1992; 
18. (4) On or before April 24, 1995 be a high school graduate or equivalent and have either— 
19. (i) Graduated from a medical laboratory or clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by ABHES, CAHEA, or other organization approved by HHS; or 
20. (ii) Successfully completed an official U.S. military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician); 
21. As of September 1, 1997, be qualified under § 493.1489(b)(1), (b)(2), or (b)(4), except for those individuals qualified under paragraph (b)(5)(i) of this section who were performing high complexity testing on or before April 24, 1995; 
22. (6) For blood gas analysis— 
23. (i) Be qualified under § 493.1489(b)(1), (b)(2), (b)(3), (b)(4), or (b)(5); 
24. (ii) Have earned a bachelor's degree in respiratory therapy or cardiovascular technology from an accredited institution; or 
25. (iii) Have earned an associate degree related to pulmonary function from an accredited institution; or 
26. (7) For histopathology, meet the qualifications of § 493.1449 (b) or (l) to perform tissue examinations. 
27. [57 FR 7172, Feb. 28, 1992, as amended at 58 FR 5236, Jan. 19, 1993; 58 FR 39155, July 22, 1993; 60 FR 20050, Apr. 24, 1995]
28.  Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

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