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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

CentraCare Health
St. Cloud

Job Description

*Variable start time between 6a-10:30a.

*Responsible for providing the technical expertise needed for the laboratory Specimen Referral Center, including but not limited to testing updates from referral laboratory services, client training and education, process improvement, procedure oversight and review of budget and responsibility reports. Assists with planning, coordinating, organizing, and performing the workload.

Performs standard laboratory procedures using established and approved protocol that require a broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility with minimal technical supervision. Responsible for operating, maintaining and validating instrumentation/equipment and records; major troubleshooting of equipment, instruments and procedures; recognized factors affecting measurement and takes appropriate action; performs quality control, proficiency testing and quality assurance activities related to test performance; recognize results that are abnormal or deviate from expected. May be involved in special projects, evaluations, and implementation of new methodologies in the laboratory. Functions as charge person as assigned. Patients of all ages are served. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers.

EDUCATION
Must have a baccalaureate degree with necessary science/math credits as required and verified by the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC). New Graduate's degree must be validated within 2 months post-graduation.

EXPERIENCE
Recent experience of two or more years in a large acute care facility preferred. Must possess good computer knowledge and input skills.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
ASCP-BOC certified within 6 months with first exam completed within 3 months of hire, with certification verified within six weeks of exam.
Transportation available for off campus laboratory related activities may be required. A valid Minnesota driver's license, a driving record in good standing, and the minimum amount of insurance liability coverage may be required.

EEO/AA
CentraCare Health has made a commitment to diversity in its workforce and all individuals, including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

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Employment Type

Full-time

Hours

72-80 hrs/pp; e/o wknd and holiday

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