Reports to the Department Manager, Supervisor or Lead Clinical Lab Scientist and is responsible for following established policies, procedures, and regulations. Perform/assists with various clinical laboratory test procedures and ensures proper maintenance and operation of instrumentation. Works with Manager, Supervisor or Lead Clinical Lab Scientist on a variety of laboratory projects and participates in PI, QA, and QC to ensure all regulatory requirements maintain an 'in compliance' status. Functions in a charge or lead role as assigned for the days operations to ensure safe quality and efficient workflow, practices, staffing and operations.
Experience, Education and Training Minimum: Bachelors Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or equivalent, and Certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist in all disciplines by the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) or equivalent certifying body required. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with physicians, nursing personnel and other clinicians relative to patient testing and information gathering. Has approximately six to twelve months laboratory training/job experience necessary in order to become familiar with a variety of laboratory testing procedures required Ability to resolve technical problems using standard guides and procedures. Analytical skills necessary in order to perform and interpret routine tests and recognize abnormal/critical test results. Must be able to determine the appropriate course of action for abnormal, atypical or critical test results. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and other Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) software preferred. CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 90 days of hire for identified job roles.