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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Company: White Plains Hospital Center
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Title: CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST- A.M./P.M. Job Code: 500285 Department/Location: Department of Laboratories FLSA Status: NE Reports to: A.M./P.M, Technical Coordinator Night Supervisor Position Summary Performs Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Chemistry and Blood Bank (when applicable) testing using automated and manual techniques on a regular basis. Performs other duties as assigned. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following: 1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures 3. Attend staff meetings and in-services 4. Completes annual competency requirements 5. Ability to use laboratory computer system 6. Produce work free of technical and clerical error 7. Evaluate integrity of specimens and validity of test results 8. Perform basic maintenance and troubleshooting on laboratory instrumentation 9. Perform and document QC and remedial action when necessary 10. Successfully complete both internal and external proficiency testing 11. Prioritize workload and tasks 12. Inform supervisors of problems in a timely manner 13. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Education # Experience Requirements # New York State Medical Technologist license required. # B.S. or A.S. degree in Medical Technology or Laboratory Science with one year of relevant hospital experience preferred. # ASCP or NCA certification preferred Core Competencies Flexibility Organized Adaptability Attention to Detail Stress Tolerance Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements # Work Environment ' May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital#s SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital#s Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc. Primary Population Served Check appropriate box(s) below: Neonatal (birth # 28 days) Patients with exceptional communication needs Infant (29 days # less than 1 year) Patients with developmental delays Pediatric (1 # 12 years) Patients at end of life Adolescent (13 # 17 years) Patients under isolation precautions Adult (18 # 64 years) Patients with cultural needs Geriatric (# 65 years) 'All populations Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities Non-patient care population The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

Title: CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST-

A.M./P.M.

Job Code: 500285

Department/Location:

Department of

Laboratories

FLSA Status: NE

Reports to:

A.M./P.M, Technical

Coordinator

Night Supervisor

Position Summary

Performs Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Chemistry and Blood Bank (when applicable) testing using automated and manual

techniques on a regular basis. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

  1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures

  3. Attend staff meetings and in-services

  4. Completes annual competency requirements

  5. Ability to use laboratory computer system

  6. Produce work free of technical and clerical error

  7. Evaluate integrity of specimens and validity of test results

  8. Perform basic maintenance and troubleshooting on laboratory instrumentation

  9. Perform and document QC and remedial action when necessary

  10. Successfully complete both internal and external proficiency testing

  11. Prioritize workload and tasks

  12. Inform supervisors of problems in a timely manner

  13. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • New York State Medical Technologist license required.
  • B.S. or A.S. degree in Medical Technology or Laboratory Science with one year of relevant hospital experience preferred.
  • ASCP or NCA certification preferred

Core Competencies

Flexibility

Organized

Adaptability

Attention to Detail

Stress Tolerance

Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment

' May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed

to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site

(Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.

Primary Population Served

Check appropriate box(s) below:

Neonatal (birth - 28 days) Patients with exceptional communication needs

Infant (29 days - less than 1 year) Patients with developmental delays

Pediatric (1 - 12 years) Patients at end of life

Adolescent (13 - 17 years) Patients under isolation precautions

Adult (18 - 64 years) Patients with cultural needs

Geriatric (> 65 years) 'All populations

Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities Non-patient care population

The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

Keywords: White Plains Hospital Center, White Plains , Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Other , White Plains, New York

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