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Bozeman Health Clinical Lab Scientist (Casual Call) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

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. Collaborates 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. Treat healthcare providers, patients and co-workers with an eye towards achieving high level of customer service and satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or if licensed before 2010; related science curriculum or qualifications received sufficient to obtain Montana Licensure

  • Montana Licensure (Clinical Laboratory Scientist)

  • Preferred: Certified Clinical Lab Scientist, Medical Technologist (ASCP or equivalent)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Calibrate and operate automated laboratory instruments.

  • Perform manual testing according to written procedures.

  • Stains and interprets blood smears of other biological specimens

  • Performs laboratory tests in each area of the laboratory on a rotation basis

  • 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.

77344830 Core Lab (BHDH)

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.