Bozeman Health CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST in Bozeman, Montana
CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST
Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital
Variable shifts: days, weekends, evenings, some nights. Note: night shift will exceed 8 hours.
Job Details:POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION SUMMARY 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. Testing will include that defined as "waived", "moderately complex" and "highly complex". Treats Health care Providers, patients and co-workers professionally with an eye towards achieving a high level of customer service and satisfaction. May assist in training students and new staff. Manages supplies and inventory. Monitors workload, responding accordingly. Works with Lab Assistants, monitoring their work and advising. Note, depending on job assignment, some essential functions may vary. REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION Required: Education sufficient to obtain a Montana State license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Preferred: B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science Or B.S. degree in a related science curriculum, including prescribed hours and courses in math, biology and chemistry and approximately 2000 hours in an accredited hospital-based clinical program LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION Required: Current holder of a Montana Clinical Laboratory Scientist License. Licensure must be maintained throughout employment. Preferred: certification by The American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Technologist EXPERIENCE Required: None other than clinical experience listed above If Team Lead: At least 2 years of clinical laboratory experience as a laboratory scientist. Preferred: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 45% Time Spent - Calibrates and operates automated laboratory instruments. 10% Time Spent - Performs manual testing according to written procedures. 15% Time Spent - Enters results, approves and validates results and manipulates data in the Laboratory Information System. 10% Time Spent - Monitors results, quality control and instrument conditions, investigating outliers and deviations. 20% Time Spent - Troubleshoots and repairs instruments, assists with developing new procedures, assists with orienting and training, preparation of reagents and controls.