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Clinical Lab Scientist - Microbiology

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Mercy Medical Center Merced

Merced, CA 95340
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

Responsibilities

***Sign on Bonus***

Position Summary

Provides laboratory testing to inpatients and outpatients, quality control, and instrument maintenance and related record keeping and result reporting. May be assigned to or rotate to various areas such as: Microbiology, Chemistry/Special Chemistry, Transfusion Services, Coagulation, Hematology, Urinalysis and Immunology. Patients served are neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adults, and geriatric age groups.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:


  • Education level necessary to obtain required licensure and certifications:
  • A doctor of medicine, osteopathy, or doctor of podiatric medicine licensed to practice, osteopathy, podiatry in the state in which the laboratory is located, or have earned a doctoral, masters or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution; or An associate degree in a chemical, physical, or biological l science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution; or
  • High school diploma or equivalent and have successfully completed an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration, and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Medical Technician); or
  • High school diploma or equivalent, and have such documentation of training appropriate for the testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens. Such training must ensure that the individual has the skills required for the proper specimen collection, including patient preparation, if applicable, labeling handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation and storage of specimens etc.,
  • Must possess and maintain a current Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license within the state of California.
  • Computer literate

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year experience in an acute care facility.


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Reference: 568506295

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