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Clinical Lab Scientist

Clinical Lab

Per Diem

Day - 8 hours

11391

Bachelors Degree required
CLS

 

St. Francis Medical Center (SFMC) is dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the communities of Southeast Los Angeles. Our vision is to be a values-driven integrated health care delivery system in collaboration with those who share our values. We operate a 384-bed acute care hospital and one of the largest and busiest private emergency trauma centers in Los Angeles County -- treating more than 84,000 children and adults each year. Last year, more than 5,000 babies were born at SFMC's Family Life Center, with 875 babies cared for in our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Center. We are a Primary Stroke Care Center and STEMI Receiving Center, both of which are approved by the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency.

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Clinical Lab Scientist is under general supervision and medical direction, performs clinical laboratory tests procedures in a manner that provides accurate, timely, and meaningful results.

 

This position requires providing care and service to a newborn through geriatric patient population. The associate is responsible for providing age appropriate care in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional and developmental age of the individual served.

 

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Francis Medical Center. It is expected that the associate holding this position will demonstrate behaviors consistent with our core values and will comply with all required standards governing our commitment to Compassionate Care, Exemplary Service and serving our patients. The associate holding this position will support St. Francis Medical Center's strategic plan and all essential elements of Quality Improvement and Financial Stewardship.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical technology or a related field required at least one year experience required (internship accepted)
  • CA License as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Basic Computer skills

PHYSICAL DEMAND ANALYSIS

Must continuously (66% to 100% of a work day):

  • Walking on tile floors
  • Standing
  • Wrist rotation and deviation

 Must frequently (34% to 66% of a work day):

  • Waist bending while standing
  • Twisting and bending of the neck forward and backward
  • Repetitive hand use/ keyboard
  • Squatting and stooping

 Must occasionally (11% to 33% of a work day):

  • Sitting and waist bending while sitting