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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Full Time, 7 On / 7 Off Day Shift

Working behind the scenes our clinical lab scientists, lab assistants, phlebotomists and lab professionals make a difference in the lives of our patients every day.

With our integrated healthcare system, we offer the best and most innovative technology, along with experience in clinics, hospital and reference lab settings. Here, you’ll be empowered to build your skills and develop your career to meet your professional goals.

If you’re looking for opportunities in specialized disciplines such as microbiology, molecular biology, quality, lab information systems and leadership, we invite you to join us and explore this clinical lab scientist opportunity today.

  • JOB TYPE: Full Time
  • JOB LEVEL: Mid (5+ years experience)

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Sutter Health Clinical Lab Scientist? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Independent
  • Consistent
  • Flexible
  • Technologically savvy

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

  • Paid Time Off

    Holidays, sick days, leaves of absence

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

  • Corporate Discount and Perks

    Exclusive pricing and discounts at a variety of retailers

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Responsibilities

Job ID SCH-1816063 Date Posted 11/15/2018 Location Crescent City, California
Position Overview:
Resting on the scenic Northern California Coast, Sutter Coast Hospital first opened its doors in 1931 and has continued to evolve to meet the changing needs of the residents of Crescent City, California and Brookings-Harbor, Oregon and the surrounding areas. As a part of Sutter Health - one of the nation’s leading community-based, health care networks - we are a 59-bed, not-for-profit hospital, serving a population of approximately 43,000. Our services include a 24-hour emergency department, intensive care/critical care units, surgery, obstetrics, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, senior care, and home health services.
Moderate in climate and nestled along a gorgeous ocean coastline with a surrounding mountain landscape, Crescent City is beautiful, peaceful, affordable, and perfect for those with a propensity for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, surfing, and camping. With lush groves of redwood trees and wildlife in abundance, it’s a hidden gem and the ideal place to write the next chapter of your life, both professional and personal.
Through innovative care, collaborative partnerships, and a powerful people-first philosophy, come experience what we have to offer and discover your potential at Sutter Coast Hospital.
This position performs all aspects of laboratory testing in one or more sections of laboratory.
Job Responsibilities:
Performs pre-analytic procedures, including test order entry, specimen collection, specimen processing and/or blood product handling. Performs analytic procedures, including testing of specimens and/or blood products, reviewing results and interpreting results. Performs post-analytic procedures, including result release/reporting, result correction/amendment, responding to inquiries, and specimen storage and retrieval. Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of test results and/or blood products by performing quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.


Qualifications:
Education:
Baccalaureate degree in Biology or a related science.

Required Experience:
Current experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in one or more sections of the laboratory is highly desirable. Experience providing laboratory testing for similar patient populations (examples include pediatric, neonatal, oncology, perinatal and cardiac) are highly desirable. Experience working in a laboratory with a computerized laboratory information system is highly desirable.
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, multi-tasking and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a complex, fast-paced environment and take appropriate actions in challenging situations.
Knowledge:
Knowledge of theory and test application of clinical chemistry, hematology/microscopy and coagulation are required. Knowledge of transfusion service and flow cytometry theory and test applications may be required if working in those areas.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to stand, walk and bend with no restrictions. Able to alternately sit and stand for several hours at a time. Must have reliable transportation, as travel between facilities may be required. May be required to perform repetitive motions, grasp, squat, push, pull or lift overhead and/or lift up to 20 pounds. Must be able to operate Clinical Laboratory equipment. Must have considerable manual dexterity and visual acuity.
Access to Protected Health Information:
The protected health information this position can access is all medical record information. This position requires this patient health information in order to perform the functions outlined as part of this position description.


Organization: Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 10 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 70

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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