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Clinical Laboratory Scientist III $5000 Bonus (Lebanon, NH)

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Company :
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Location :
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Expiry Date :
Sat, 07 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Independently performs a variety of diagnostic tests in the
Clinical Laboratory to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of
disease. Performs venipunctures and
capillary draws on Inpatients, Emergency Room patients, and Outpatients as
needed.

This is a full-time, 40-hour per week, benefitted position. It is a night shift position working between 9:00pm and 7:30am, which receives a 20% shift differential. We are offering a $5000 sign-on/retention bonus for the night
shift.*

RESPONSIBILITIES: A
listing of the key responsibilities:

* Demonstrates
the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform a variety of laboratory tests in
a timely manner yielding accurate and precise results with a low error rate.

* 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.

* Possesses
solid knowledge, skills and theory to perform job duties in the clinical
laboratory.

* Performs
and evaluates quality control and instrument functioning 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.

* 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 exist and takes appropriate actions to
remedy the issue.

* Is
able to appropriately troubleshoot problems and communicate resolutions or next
steps.

* Orients
and trains new laboratory staff. Trains
bench personnel when new procedures or systems are put into routine use. Trains MLS or MLT/CLT students in bench
procedures, basic theory, and advanced skills.
Helps develop teaching and training tools.

* Actively
participates in the D-HH members laboratorys continuing education program.

* Assist
in outpatient/in-patient phlebotomies, specimen processing, non-patient
registration, and requisition checks, as needed. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to determine phlebotomy technique appropriate for the age and
condition of the patient.

* Demonstrates
knowledge of and acts in accordance with all hospital safety requirements.

* Performs
other duties as required or assigned.

*External hires only and
certain conditions apply

Minimum
Qualifications:

* AS
degree and minimum of 4 years of Clinical Laboratory experience or Bachelors of
Science Degree and a 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 within 1 year of date of hire.

* ASCP
preferred

* Current
BLS certification required within 30 days of hire for the CLS employees located
at Community Group Practice laboratory locations.