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Work Schedule/Shift

PRN

Req. No

55429

Job Title

Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Longview - PRN

Market

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd

Category

Clinical Laboratory

Facility

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview

Address

700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX  75601
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Type

PRN

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Summary:

This position performs all routine and complicated laboratory procedures including specimen processing and handling, testing of patient specimens, calculating and reporting of results, performance of quality control procedures, operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment, assisting in the development of new procedures and protocols, may perform phlebotomy and other patient oriented tasks, and may perform other related duties as requested or directed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Specimen Collection/Handling/Processing– obtains blood specimens via venipuncture and/or finger stick, accurately identifies and labels appropriately; answers pneumatic tube system; follows procedures for processing and testing specimens, including operating various centrifuges; obtains other designated patient specimens as listed in procedure manuals
  • Result Reporting – recognizes errors or improbable results and takes appropriate action; reports critical values per Policy and Procedure; performs tests within established timeframe; performs laboratory testing, if designated, in the following sections: Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, ER Stat Lab, and Microbiology; performs blood bank procedures, including cross matching, ab id’s, and dispensing of blood products; operates laboratory automated analyzers according to established procedures
  • Performs, analyzes, and records QC according to Policy & Procedure following CLIA, CAP, AABB, and JCAHO guidelines; performs and records Performance Improvement indicators and reports results
  • Performs established daily and periodic preventative maintenance with documentation; troubleshoots minor problems and initiates service calls as needed; orders (or notifies assigned associate) and restocks supplies/reagents; reviews policy & procedure manual; dates reagents and discards expired reagents
  • Assists in training new associates and students in Laboratory practices
  • Follows CAP, AABB, Compliance, CLIA, JCAHO, and OSHA standards
  • Follows established protocols for safety, infection control, security, compliance, and the use of hazardous materials
  • Utilizes LIS and HIS computer systems appropriately to perform, charge, and report laboratory results

For additional information or assistance with the application process, please reach out to Nadia Shinkewicz at Nadia.Shinkewicz@christushealth.org or 903-315-4384

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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Longview - PRN