Clinical Lab Scientist - Relief, Day Shift - Virology

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Relief Clinical Lab Scientist serves as a technical resource to internal hospital staff and external entities; develop policies and procedures; review technical work of others, solve complex technical problems; develop teaching protocols/curriculums in addition to the essential function of the CLS. Educates internally and externally as requested

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Adheres to all safety/health regulatory and state/federal legal requirements and the policies, operating procedures, and Service Standards of the Hospitals.
  • Conducts statistical analysis of tests using clinical laboratory techniques in chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology or related laboratory specialties.
  • Evaluates and interprets test relative to established guidelines and reference material. Reach conclusions, assign results, and conduct further testing or other actions as needed.
  • Performs clinical laboratory tests of varying complexity using standard procedures examining specimens for the purpose of providing information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of disease.
  • Performs maintenance and function checks on electronic, analytical equipment and perform operational checks necessary for proper test performance to assure accurate and reliable test results and reporting.
  • Provides consultation regarding the appropriateness of the testing ordered and interpretation of test results. Assists clients in ensuring the appropriate test are ordered.
  • Serves as a technical resource to others. Accesses training needs and participates in-service training of laboratory personnel.
  • May act as designee in the absence of supervisor or manager. Rotate as weekend lead, take on special projects and performs more complex, intense preventative maintenance.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience Qualifications
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to conduct analysis and formulate conclusions
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of chemistry, biology, microbiology and related laboratory sciences
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of laboratory controls, methods, procedures and regulations
  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes

Licenses and Certifications
  • CLS

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.