SCL Health Medical Laboratory Scientist in Grand Junction, Colorado
You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a MedicalLaboratory Scientist.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially yourvoice, because your opinion matters.You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.A faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses onperson-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in GrandJunction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bringhealth and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Ourgenerous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health ismore than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and socialwell-being. To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program toaddress your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives,digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off.We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones). We ll helloand high five. We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Medical Lab Scientist you need to know how to:Perform all designated procedures competently, including Chemistry,Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Specimen Processing, BloodBank, and Microbiology when designated. Set up and perform a variety oftechnical and complex tests following established procedures. May obtain bloodspecimens from patients. May perform bedside testing. May send specimens toreference laboratories. Conduct verification tests on new products andinstrument/procedure comparison, statistical analysis, and special projects.Interpret, correlate and report test results. Verify computer-generatedreports. Investigate and address erroneous test values, irregularities,errors or instrument failures. Recognize and solve problems or determinealternative solutions for analysis if needed. Document all deviations fromestablished procedures for review by Manager or appropriate Supervisor.Perform any QA and maintenance as required. Perform and document qualitycontrol. Document all quality control failures and corrective action taken.Maintain accurate logs, records, files and all other requireddocumentation. Participate in updating and reviewing of procedures. Assist inthe maintenance of CAP accreditation. Perform preventive maintenance,troubleshooting, calibration and make minor repairs to instrumentation.Notify Manager or Supervisor of any major instrument problems, efforts tocorrect and if any major repairs are needed.Assist to performance LIS testing/process validations, printermaintenance. Evaluate and analyze shift QA reports, LIS report.Train and orient new employees. Keep assigned work area clean and orderly.Maintain supply inventory.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:Bachelor s Degree, required within thirty (30) days of hire(military training and experience may substitute for Bachelor s Degree)Current ASCP or ASCP-I certification, required within twelve (12) monthsof hireAt least one (1) year of experience in a similar role/setting, preferredYour next move.Now that you know more about being a Medical Lab Scientist on our team we hopeyou ll join us. You ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work,and why you were called to it in the first place.