Clinical Lab Scientist - Section Head Transfusion Services
Marshall Medical Center
January 12, 2018
Part Time - Experienced
Laboratory Supervisor, Medical Technologist
At Marshall we are committed to improving the health of our community. We value progressive improvement, Inspirational change while cultivating respect.
* Live and work in the beautiful Sierra Foothills with beautiful lakes, rivers, trails and National Forest land. * Winter snow skiing, Wine Country, Sacramento and San Francisco all nearby. * Just blocks away from Placerville's historic Main Street where you will find plenty of shopping, dining choices, Local Art Galleries, yoga, bike trails and much more.
The Section Head oversees the day-to-day operations of the Transfusion Services department. Performs routine maintenance of equipment used in their departments, updating procedures, calibrating test methods and ensuring quality results by monitoring quality control results. Trains new employees based on guidelines set by the Laboratory Director. The Section Head also ensures the department in maintained in an orderly fashion (i.e., order equipment and stock necessary for efficient workflow).
The Section Head performs accurate examination and analysis in their department. This involves constant monitoring of quality control procedures, proper equipment maintenance, controlling specimen collection techniques and proper training of Clinical Laboratory Scientists working in their department. It is the Section Head’s responsibility to recognize problems in their department and to document corrective action.
The Section Head functions as supervisor on weekends and holidays and takes on responsibilities of the Laboratory Director as they relate to weekend work flow. The supervisor will make staffing decisions when the Director is unavailable and direct work flow by assigning duties when necessary. The supervisor will also field interdepartmental questions when they need to be resolved prior to the next regular work day.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist performs various chemical, microscopic, microbiological and hematological tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Records laboratory test data, patient and quality control. Actively involved in quality control procedures, review and corrective action. Responsible for care of expensive laboratory equipment and instruments and judicious use of materials. Carefully handles infectious material(s) to protect all laboratory personnel. Utilizes knowledge of human physiology and science to evaluate test results for accuracy.
State of California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or related field with minimum of five years previous general laboratory experience required.
Ability to work well with other people in times of medical emergencies and in a fast-paced, heavy workload environment; form perception required to see detail of specimens under microscopic study.
Color discrimination required to stain slides and to distinguish various shades and colors of specimens; near-visual acuity required to read detailed instructions and to examine specimens; finger and manual dexterity required to handle specimens and small pieces of laboratory equipment.
Individualized, comprehensive training will be provided to the new section supervisor.
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Internal Number: 8543
About Marshall Medical Center
At Marshall Medical Center, you have access to high quality, comprehensive medical services in El Dorado County. Marshall offers advanced technology and specialty services you'd be surprised to find in a community hospital. Marshall strives to meet the diverse medical needs of our community. In addition to Marshall Hospital, we also operate several primary and specialty care clinics.
In recent years, Marshall has been recognized with several state and national honors. Our Emergency Department is a verified Level 3 Trauma Center with a distinguished stroke response team. Marshall Birth Center is a designated “Baby Friendly Hospital” by Unicef and the World Health Organization for breastfeeding advocacy and best practices. We've invested in facility expansions and medical technology, including the DaVinci Robotic Surgery System, which assists our surgeons in performing highly precise, minimally invasive operations.
Life is too short to work just anywhere. You deserve to work somewhere that drives your ambitions and makes a real impact on the community. At Marshall Medical Center, it is our mission to improve the health of our community and provide medical services of superio...r value and quality. We are looking for hard working, dedicated individuals to join our medical team and support staff to help us achieve these goals.