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CLS - Lab ED Stat

Company: Eisenhower Medical Center
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

* Job Objective: A brief overview of the position. * Performs, verifies and reports laboratory tests. Supervises and verifies work of non-licensed personnel. Performs Lab Assistant and Lab Technical Aide responsibilities as required. Provides appropriate education for staff and students. * Reports to * Assigned Supervisor * Supervises * Lab Technical Aides, Lab Assistants, and student technologists * Ages of Patients * Neonate/ Infant * Pediatric * Adolescent * Adult * Geriatric * Blood Borne Pathogens * High Potential * Qualifications * Education * Required: CA approved equivalency of CLS * Preferred: BS and 12 month internship at school of med technology * Licensure/Certification * Required: CA state CLS license * Preferred: ASCP or equivalent * Experience * Preferred: McKesson LIS experience * Essential Responsibilities * Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations * Orders and processes laboratory requests in accordance with established procedures * Collects and processes all necessary paper work, assuring appropriate reporting * Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies * Answers telephone and responds to questions or directs call to appropriate individual * Utilizes Laboratory Information Systems as appropriate * Disinfects and maintains work areas as needed * Performs proficiency testing as assigned * Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures * Supervises and verifies non-licensed personnel's work * Performs and verifies quality control and patient test results * Performs calibration of instruments, and validation of instruments and/or procedures * Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting * Monitors daily safety checks and temp logs * Maintains awareness of workflow utilizing Order and Result monitors to achieve optimal departmental test turnaround times * Determines acceptability and appropriateness of specimens for testing and monitors results for accuracy and validity * Performs microbiology and immunology tests, as needed * Disinfects and maintains orderly/organized work environment * Performs other duties as necessary * Properly endorses unfinished tasks to the next shift * Participates and assists in student lectures and training * Performs ABO and Rh typing, antibody screening, and crossmatching, and enters results accurately into computer * Performs routine antibody identification, and antigen screening as necessary * Performs emergency blood release when required * Performs antibody elutions and adsorptions, as indicated * Irradiates blood when required. Modifies component in computer and verifies label before issue * Works-up suspected transfusion reactions and enters appropriate orders and results into computer * Performs other duties as assigned

Keywords: Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs , CLS - Lab ED Stat, Healthcare , Rancho Mirage, California

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