Clinical Laboratory Scientist III (FT), Blood Bank - Nights (Lebanon, NH) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Posted in General Business 9 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.

Independently performs a
variety of diagnostic tests in the Clinical Laboratory to obtain data for use
in diagnosis and treatment of disease.  Performs venipunctures and
capillary draws on Inpatients, Emergency Room patients, and Outpatients as
needed.

 

This is a full-time,
benefitted, night-shift position working four 10-hour shifts from 9:00pm to 7:30am.  The night shift position receives a 20% shift differential. 
In addition, we are offering an $8000 sign-on/retention bonus for this
position.

 


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. Assist
    in outpatient/in-patient phlebotomies, specimen processing, non-patient
    registration, and requisition checks, as needed.  Must demonstrate
    the knowledge and skills necessary to determine phlebotomy technique
    appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.

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

  11. 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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