SENIOR/LEAD CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST, WHITTIER; FULL-TIME, VARIABLE SHIFTApply Now Job ID 9807-977 Date posted 07/30/2020
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
The Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist oversees the operation of the assigned section under the direction of the laboratory supervisor. Such as performing laboratory testing, validating results, writing and updating procedures, providing competency assessment to staff members in the assigned section, training new staff, maintaining instrument functions/ maintenance/calibration, overseeing quality control programs, evaluating and validating new instrument performance, providing technical knowledge/support and leadership within the assigned section.
- Technical skills in laboratory science
- Working knowledge quality control rules
- Precise with details and organizational skills
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of regulatory standards (CLIA, DHS, CAP)
- Writing and technical writing skills
- Problem solving ability
- California Clinical Laboratory license (CLS) or National Medical Technologist license (MT, ASCP)
- Five (5) years previous CLS experience within the specific section in an acute care hospital preferred
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V