Reference Clinical Lab Scientist, Day Shift - Microbiology

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The Reference CLS for the Microbiology Lab will serve 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.

Essential Functions:

* 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.

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

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

License/Certifications:
· CLS - Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or PHM - California Certified Public Health Microbiologist

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