Independently performs a variety of diagnostic laboratory tests in the CLIA approved research laboratory to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
1. Demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability 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 function 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 exists and takes appropriate actions to remedy the issue.
6. Is able to appropriately troubleshoot problems and communicate resolutions or next steps.
10. Demonstrates knowledge of and acts in accordance with all hospital safety requirements
11. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
AS degree and minimum of 4 years of Clinical Laboratory experience or Bachelors of Science Degree and 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 required within 1 year of date of hire
Current BLS certification required within 30 days of hire for those CLS employees located at Community Group Practice laboratory locations