Sr. Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Part Time, Nights, 8hrs
Company: Adventist Health NW
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Sr. Clinical
Laboratory Scientist who:
Prioritizes and performs a wide variety of clinical laboratory
tests on various biological specimens. Reviews, evaluates,
documents and reports results. Preserves confidentiality of
patients and follows lab safety and maintenance protocols. Serves
as technical consultant and mentor to laboratory personnel and
trains and supervises trainees, laboratory assistants and clerks as
- Employs positive patient identification procedures to ensure
the integrity of each specimen for pre-analytical, analytical and
post-analytical testing. Performs proper specimen collection
(including phlebotomy procedures as necessary), labeling, handling,
preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation
and storage. Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other patient confidentiality
guidelines and regulations.
- Prioritizes lab orders according to type (STAT, ASAP, routine
and timed studies) and performs various testing (including
chemistry, coagulation, hematology, special chemistry, urinalysis,
blood bank, serology, immunology, bacteriology, microbiology,
referral testing and more) following prescribed quality assurance
policies and procedures. Takes strides to contain costs without
sacrificing patient care.
- Reviews and evaluates the validity and accuracy of test
results, recognizing the interdependency of tests, the
physiological conditions affecting results, patient age and normal
values, controls, linearity errors, instrument codes, delta checks
and more. Correlates test results with diagnoses and questions
incompatible results. Documents and communicates test results,
expediting all critical values and results to appropriate
- Performs equipment and instrumentation maintenance,
troubleshooting and calibration as needed. Inventories reagents,
calibrators, controls and supplies, noticing usage trends and
stocking accordingly. Demonstrates working knowledge to
troubleshoot and utilize laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
Serves as technical consultant and mentor of laboratory personnel.
Orients, instructs and supervises laboratory assistants and clerks
- Performs inventory checks/correlation studies/CAP survey
testing as scheduled or assigned by Department Supervisors.
Performs quality control checks. Works to resolve quality control
issues as necessary. Notifies Department Supervisor of suggested
procedural changes and/or policy improvements that would better the
productivity and efficiency of the laboratory as a whole.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory
science, biological sciences, chemical sciences or allied health
technologies or equivalent: Required
- Three years clinical laboratory experience: Preferred
- Valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license in state of
- Current certification from American Society for Clinical
Pathology (ASCP) or National Credentialing Agency for Labs (NCA):
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our
associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates
receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to,
measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu
vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a
condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and
religious exemptions may apply.
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