Clinical Laboratory Scientist III (FT), Lab-Night Shift in Chemistry/Hematology (Lebanon, NH) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire





Job Description:




Sign-On/Retention incentives:
up to $8000*

for night shift position


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is home to the largest laboratory in
NH, providing Pathology and Clinical Laboratory services to D-H physician
practices, D-H hospital affiliates as well as to independent practices and
hospitals throughout NH and VT.  The
department is a leader in process improvement (LEAN/Six Sigma) which has led to
a renovated space designed for efficiency of workflow.  With a slogan of ‘Investigate, innovate and
validate,’ our lab is:


  • A high
    volume lab with cutting edge technology and automation

  • A
    culture that encourages collaboration and teamwork to future innovation.

  • A
    place to learn and grow, and we encourage new graduates to apply for our open
    positions.

 

This position independently performs a variety of
diagnostic tests in the Clinical Laboratory to obtain data for use in diagnosis
and treatment of disease. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an H-1B cap exempt employer.


This is a full-time, 40-hour per week, benefitted,
night-shift position working from 8:30pm – 7am. 
Dartmouth-Hitchcock offers a 20% shift differential for night-shift
positions.  In addition, we are offering
an $8000 sign-on/retention bonus for this position. 

 

More information about benefits can be found
here:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
2020 Benefits (dhemployeebenefits.org)

 

Responsibilities: A
listing of the key responsibilities:


  1. Demonstrates
    the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform a variety of laboratory tests in
    a timely manner yielding accurate and precise results with a low error rate.

  2. Ability
    to appropriately troubleshoot and resolve problems.  Ensures that patient results are not reported
    until systems are functioning properly. 
    Clearly communicates resolutions or next steps.

  3. Possesses
    solid knowledge, skills and theory to perform job duties in the clinical
    laboratory. 

  4. Performs
    and evaluates quality control and instrument functioning checks using
    established quality control practices to assess the functioning of the test
    system(s).  Identifies when a QC problem
    exists and is able to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner.

  5. Operates
    and maintains laboratory equipment according to established laboratory
    procedures and/or manufacturers recommendations, including maintaining
    supplies.  Identifies when sample,
    instrument, and/or procedural problems exist and takes appropriate actions to
    remedy the issue.

  6. Is
    able to appropriately troubleshoot problems and communicate resolutions or next
    steps.

  7. Orients
    and trains new laboratory staff.  Trains
    bench personnel when new procedures or systems are put into routine use.  Trains MLS or MLT/CLT students in bench
    procedures, basic theory, and advanced skills. 
    Helps develop teaching and training tools.

  8. Actively
    participates in the D-HH member’s laboratory’s continuing education program.

  9. Demonstrates
    knowledge of and acts in accordance with all hospital safety requirements.

  10. Performs
    other duties as required or assigned.

 

*External hires only and
certain conditions apply

Keywords: medical
technologist, laboratory scientist, medical lab tech, med tech













Minimum
Qualifications:


  • AS
    degree and minimum of 4 years of Clinical Laboratory experience or Bachelors of
    Science Degree and a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Laboratory experience.

  • Minimum
    of 2 years of relevant technical experience required.

  • Ability
    to work independently and adhere to deadlines and manage changing volumes.  Basic knowledge of computer software systems.

 

Required
Licensure/Certification Skills:


  • Nationally
    recognized certification within 1 year of date of hire.

  • ASCP
    preferred

  • Current
    BLS certification required within 30 days of hire for the CLS employees located
    at Community Group Practice laboratory locations.
























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