Prime Healthcare

Microbiology Specialist II

Facility Centinela Hospital Medical Center
Location
US-CA-Inglewood
ID
2024-162514
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

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Centinela Hospital Medical Center has been serving the communities of Inglewood and the wider Los Angeles area for nearly 100 years. An award-winning facility, ranking in the top 5% nationally for quality and patient safety, Centinela Hospital is a 362-bed acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency department and primary stroke center, orthopedic care, advanced cardiac services, critical care services, robotics surgery program, inpatient and outpatient rehab programs, labor and delivery, and more. 

 

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community!

 

Why Prime Healthcare? Centinela Hospital Medical Center; a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

 

Centinela has earned hundreds of national awards and recognitions, including "100 Top Hospital" recognition from Fortune/Merative and straight 'A's (2018-2022) for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit www.centinelamed.com

 

Centinela Hospital Medical Center offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs.

 

Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Outstanding Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Many more Voluntary Benefit Options!

Benefits may vary based on collective bargaining agreement requirements and/or the employment status, i.e. full-time or part-time.

 

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

 

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Responsibilities

Each individual 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 specific in microbiology.

 

Each individual performing the above procedures must:

1) 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 microbiology procedures requiring independent judgment in performing high complexity testing in both manual and automated methods,

5) perform testing procedures in other areas of the department for which licensed and competency demonstrated,

6) perform and document maintenance – daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate,

7) review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting,

8) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics,

9) 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,

10) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics,

11) develops and maintains department policies and procedures,

12) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources,

13) competent in implementing new procedures including all required documentation

14) be responsible for supervising the daily operation of the department as Section Supervisor,

15) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Possession of a current and valid state Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or limited state ClinicalLaboratory Scientist license as a Microbiologist Specialist if the laboratory is located in a state where required.
  2. Minimum 5 years of microbiology experience, including public health issue and reporting requirements.
  3. Previous supervisory/management experience required.
  4. Bachelor’s 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).

 

** $5,000 Sign-On Bonus Available **

 

If you're interested, please text me back at (909) 701-4009 or self-schedule a call via my Calendly: Schedule Here

 

Pay Range: $34.00 to $50.14

Centinela Hospital Medical Center offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $34.00 to $50.14. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.

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