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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Saint John Hospital - Full Time/ Day Shift

Facility St. John's Hospital
Location
US-KS-Leavenworth
ID
2022-99132
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Overview

Saint John MC

 

As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care, this local, full-service hospital located in Leavenworth, Kansas.    Saint John has achieved 5 stars for its performance in treatment of Sepsis from Healthgrades for three years in row and continues to earn the highest awards in health care quality and safety.

 

Saint John provides innovative health care, with quality physicians, and compassionate staff that provide 24/7 emergency Care, Outpatient Surgical Services, Primary Care Clinic, Intensive Care Unit, and a Skilled Nursing Care unit.  Saint John Hospital continues in the spirit of the sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and will continue to provide outstanding care to the nearby area.

 

As an employee you will be given the opportunity not only to give our patient’s exceptional care but, the ability to grow within an organization that strives to give back to the community in which they serve. 

 

We are committed to providing Outstanding Benefits to our employees see just some of the benefits we offer:

 

  • Outstanding Medical Benefits
  • Competitive Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Education
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • and so much more….

 

 

Come Join a Team of dedicated Healthcare Workers!!!

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. This individual: 1) functions as the department Section Supervisor or Lead, responsible for supervising the daily operation of the section(s), 2) provides consultative services to the medical staff in the capacity of Technical Consultant, 3) oversees the section/department performance improvement program and participates in hospital interdisciplinary performance improvement initiatives, 4) is responsible for the technical and fiscal management of the section(s), 5) oversees the section(s) quality management/assurance program, 6) ensures compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements, 7) assesses staff competency and completes performance evaluations in a timely manner,8) ensures the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 9) develops, maintains and updates section policy and procedure manuals, 10) reviews quality control performance ensuring documentation of corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications, 11) identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify the, Director, or Medical Director, 12) performs 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, 13) ensures the performance and documentation of equipment maintenance daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed, 14) recognizes age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 15) ensures 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, 16) ensures the currency of all laboratory policies and procedures, 17) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 18) may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POC. 19) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. ASCP certification, or equivalent, required.
  2. Minimum five years hospital laboratory work experience required.
  3. 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).
  4. Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action 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. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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