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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical Lab Scientist - Blood Bank in Orange, California

We are looking for a Clinical Lab Scientist for the Clinical Laboratory (Blood Bank) at St. Joseph Orange.

Location: Orange, California

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Night

Job Summary:

Under the direction of a Supervisor, the Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) utilizes professional knowledge, skills and judgment to perform a variety of technical, clerical, physical and quality assurance functions. The CLS works independently and serves as a resource, and oversees the work of the Senior Lab Assistants.

Skills:

  • Maintains technical knowledge sufficient to respond to needs within department.

  • Ability to interpret test results.

  • Ability to problem solve within scope of training.

  • Ability to perform intermediate computer functions.

  • Ability to interact with other healthcare staff members in a professional courteous manner and demonstrates good communication / telephone skills.

  • Ability to understand and communicate in oral and written English.

  • Ability to follow directions regarding assigned tasks, dealing with priority tasks first, then complete remaining tasks within the established time frames.

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and maintain a pace appropriate to the workload.

Position Requirements:

Education: BS / BA degree in Science

Licenses/Certifications: Current California State License for Clinical Laboratory Scientist (generalist or specialist as applicable)

Preferred Position Requirements:

License / Certification: ASCP certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology

Experience: At least one year of experience preferred

Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice.These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.The most important result: employee engagementWe are proud of our dedicated employees practicing our core values. Because of them, the St. Joseph Health System was awarded the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award for three consecutive years. Only 12 organizations in the world received this distinguished accolade, which recognizes fully engaged workplaces.Clinical ExcellenceWhen you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.A haven that feels like home.St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Microbiologist

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