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Clinical Laboratory Scientist Technical Specialist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Livermore
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We are so glad you are interested in joining Sutter Health! -Organization:SSL-Sutter Shared Lab-BayPosition Overview:The CLS Technical Specialist functions as the technical and clinical subject matter expert in one or more areas of the laboratory. This position is responsible for developing and executing completion of validation and verification plans for new procedures and new equipment. They will play a key role in the technical aspects when new policies, procedures and protocols are being developed and implemented. The CLS, Technical Specialist will provide technical and clinical problem-solving or troubleshooting, ensuring accurate and actionable test results, as needed. They will be able to train and assess the competency of co-workers and routinely perform all duties of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, in one or more areas of the Laboratory. Also, adheres to local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure patient privacy and maintain the highest level of safety and reliability in testing.Job Description:EDUCATIONEquivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.

  • Bachelor's: A baccalaureate or higher degree in biological sciences or an equivalent major from an accredited college or university, completing the number of semester and/or quarter units in coursework relevant to a Clinical Lab Scientist Generalist license as specified by the California Code of Regulations - Title 17. or equivalent education/experienceCERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
    • CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab ScientistPREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
      • 5 years experience as a clinical Lab Scientist Generalist specific to the laboratory area in which functioning as the technical and clinical subject matter expert.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
        • Demonstrated knowledge and technical competence in routine specimen collection, preparation, testing applications, laboratory operations, and quality assurance in one or more assigned clinical specialty areas; examples: Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Urinalysis and Transfusion Service.
        • Demonstrates subject matter expertise in one or more technical areas of the Lab. Is knowledgeable as to regulatory and accreditation requirements. Is skilled in QC/QA, equipment troubleshooting, training, assessing competency, procedure development, and technical problem-solving.
        • Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and assigned tasks for completion within expected time-frames
        • Ability to accurately, precisely, and reliably perform job duties and assigned tasks. Demonstrates sound judgment and problem solving relevant to assigned duties.
        • Ability to compassionately and effectively interact with patients of diverse ages, backgrounds, values, beliefs and behaviors
        • Workflow Management Ability to appropriately respond to: Fluctuations in volume, Unexpected situations or problems such as equipment or information system failure, Shift-to-shift hand-offs, STAT test orders, Specimen integrity issues, Regular review of pending logs, and Priority assignments, etc.
        • Adherence to Practices & Procedures: Ability to follow standard practices, processes, and procedures in sequence.
        • Knowledge of applicable local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies, and procedures aimed at ensuring the privacy and safety of patients. -License/Certifications:CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist - California Department of Public HealthEducation:Bachelor's (Required)Job Shift:DaysSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, WednesdayWeekend Requirements:Rotating WeekendsBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, Livermore , Clinical Laboratory Scientist Technical Specialist, Healthcare , Livermore, California

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