Prime Healthcare

Clinical Lab Scientist

Facility St. Joseph Medical Center
Location
US-MO-Kansas City
ID
2024-162021
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At St. Joseph Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals is committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, St. Joseph Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Founded in 1874 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Joseph Medical Center has a long tradition of providing high-quality, compassionate care. Its Catholic heritage and the spirit of our founding Sisters continue today in our mission of caring for the community. The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is the Catholic Sponsor for St. Joseph Medical Center, under the leadership of his Excellency Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr.

 

St. Joseph Medical Center has received numerous awards for its quality and clinical excellence. We believe that continuous quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. For information, visit www.stjosephkc.com.

 

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Benefits Statement

We offer:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Generous benefits plan: Medical, & 401K
  • Collaborative work teams & cohorts
  • …and much more!

Come Join a Team of dedicated Healthcare Workers!!!

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

St Joseph Medical Center is now Hiring PRN/Per-Diem CLS or MLT's for our Team. 

  • PRN or Per Diem
  • Flexible Shift
  • Special PRN Rate
  • ASCP Required
  • Medical Lab Experience Required

 

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

  • Adhere to the laboratory's procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Perform and document maintenance daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate
  • Review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting
  • Recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics
  • 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
  • May be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures
  • Adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources
  • In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift
  • May be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POCT.
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
 
1. ASCP certification, or equivalent, required within 1 year of employment
2. One year hospital laboratory work experience preferred, but not required
3. Bachelors Degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution, or other educational requirements as stated in CLIA (42 CFR 493.1489)
4. Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

 

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