Sutter Health Clinical Laboratory Scientist II (Per Diem) in Santa Rosa, California
The new Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (SSRRH) is located in the heart of Northern California's famous wine country, just 50 miles north of San Francisco and 30 minutes from the beautiful Pacific Coast. Providing quality health care services to the residents of Sonoma County for over 130 years, SSRRH has 118 licensed beds (84 Inpatient, 24 Outpatient & 10 Labor & Delivery) and serves a population of more than 130,000 people. Centers of excellence include: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Women's and Children's Services, and Level III NICU.
A Clinical Laboratory Scientist II (CLS II) at Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa is responsible for both routine and complex testing completed in assigned sections of the Clinical Laboratory (i.e., Chemistry, Microbiology, Hematology, Coagulation, or Urinalysis).
Education/License: B.S. or B.A in biological science. Successful completion of a one-year internship in a Clinical Laboratory Scientist program. Must have current CA state Clinical Lab Scientist license.
Experience: Minimum of 2,080 hours experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in an acute care hospital setting.
Skills & Knowledge:
Thorough knowledge of the field of clinical laboratory principles, procedures, and practices related to their assigned department (i.e., Microbiology, Chemistry, Blood Bank, or Hematology).
Understands the concepts of:
• Continuous Quality Improvement
• Quality Control.
• Proficiency Testing Programs.
• MSDS Program.
• Laboratory Safety (OSHA Guidelines, Chemical Hygiene).
• Infection Control.
Computer Skills- Capable of effectively utilizing word-processing and spreadsheet programs.
Maintains a positive attitude.
Understands basic statistical methods.
Able to adjust in a positive manner to changes in work schedules and assignments based on the needs of the department.
Capable of performing basic phlebotomy.
Able to problem solve effectively.
Capable of effectively utilizing the laboratory’s Information System.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision.
Assists in the training of newly hired Clinical Laboratory Scientists.
Maintains an effective, uncluttered, and safe working environment.
Good communication skills (both orally and in writing).
Ability to work independently, as part of a team or committee.
Good organizational skills.
Demonstrates positive customer relations.
Ability to prioritize and successfully complete their assigned workload in a stressful environment.
Appropriately prepare reagents, controls, or standards for the proper operation of the instrumentation and sample testing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other hospital staff members to promote effective operations.
Follows established laboratory and hospital policies and procedures.
Completion of other duties or assignments as required.
Provides direction for Laboratory Assistants (as required) when their Supervisor is not present.
Maintains good basic work habits (i.e., arriving to work on time, takes their lunches and breaks according to established procedures).
May act as an “Interim” Supervising CLS.
Customer Service Skills:
• Demonstrates an understanding of customer’s needs.
• Takes the appropriate actions to meet our customer’s needs.
• Takes personal responsibility to meet customer’s needs.
• Takes the personal actions required to enhance the relationships with our customers.
• Advocates for the customer.
Primary Location: California, North Bay/Lake County, Santa Rosa
Organization: Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.