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Bozeman Health Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Belgrade Urgent Care/Big Sky Medical Center/N 19th Ave Lab in Big Sky, Montana

This position will be 0.45 FTE. The primary work location will be Belgrade Urgent Care Lab. Additional shift assignments will be at Big Sky Medical Center and North 19th Avenue Lab.

Position Summary:

This position will be 0.45 FTE. The primary work location will be Belgrade Urgent Care Lab. Additional shift assignments will be at Big Sky Medical Center and North 19th Avenue Lab.

The Clinical Lab Scientist performs maintenance, calibration and quality control in a wide variety of clinical laboratory settings. Performs analysis on blood and other body fluids. Reviews and analyzes data from calibration, quality control and patient testing. Treat healthcare providers, patients and co-workers with an eye towards achieving high level of customer service and satisfaction. Collaborate with all clinical staff to ensure high quality and accurate ordering, collection, labeling and testing of lab specimens. Assist in training of students and new staff. May act as Team Lead who is responsible for the evaluation of quality control data, calibration data, proficiently testing and instrument maintenance records within their specific department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Montana Licensure (Clinical Laboratory Scientist)

  • Preferred: B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related science curriculum, including prescribed hours and courses in math, biology, chemistry and 2,000 hours in an accredited hospital-based clinical program

  • Preferred: Certification by The American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Technologist.

  • Preferred: At least two years of clinical laboratory experience as a laboratory scientist

Essential Job Functions:

  • Calibrate and operate automated laboratory instruments

  • Perform manual testing according to written procedures

  • Enter, approve and validate results and manipulate data in the Laboratory Information System

  • Monitors results, quality control and instrument conditions, investigating outliers and deviations.

  • Troubleshoot and repair instruments, assist with developing new procedures, orientation and training

  • Prepare reagents and controls

  • If Team Lead, calibrate and operate instruments and perform manual testing according to written procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity and maintains confidentiality

  • Computer applications, MS Office, EMR, internet applications and standard office equipment

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines

  • Self-directed, completes assignments accurately, thoroughly and with minimal oversight

  • Advanced math skills; ability to collect, analyze, interpret and/or present complex data.

  • Detail oriented, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

77353810 Belgrade Lab

Working at Bozeman Health is more than just a job--it's a commitment to caring for the communities of Southwest Montana by being their partner in health and wellness, compassionately delivering the best care for each person, every time. In every role, our employees are inspired by their ability to care for our community and our Culture of Excellence guides each employee to be a high performer, engage in transparent and timely communication, demonstrate dynamic learning and teaching, excel through change, express gratitude and experience joy.