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Transfusion Services Scientist

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Company :
Affinity Executive Search

Location :
Reno, Nevada

Expiry Date :
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
We are recruiting for Transfusion Services Scientists for varying shifts. There are two openings. Candidates must be Medical Lab Scientists. Position is located in Reno, NV.

These are direct hire positions with full benefits.
The salary is 55k – 88k, DOE.

QUALIFICATIONS –

LICENSE – STATE OF NEVADA LICENSE

EXPERIENCE – 1 YEAR IN A TRANSFUSION OR BLOOD BANK SETTING

CERTIFICATION- MLS, ASCP STRONGLY PREFERRED

SIGNONBONUS OFFERED

RELOCATION BONUS OFFERED

THIS POSITION PERFORMS LABORATORY ANALYTICAL PROCEDURES ON BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, AND TISSUE SPECIMENS.THE INCUMBENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TECHNICAL ACCURACY, INSTRUMENT OPERATION, QUALITY CONTROL, AND RESULT REPORTING PER ESTABLISHED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. THEY ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO ENSURE TIMELY AND ACCURATE RESULTS ARE REPORTED TO THE APPROPRIATE HOSPITAL STAFF AND PHYSICIANS IN A COURTEOUS AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER.SOME SUPPORT TASKS WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN LABORATORY OPERATIONS AND MAY INCLUDE SPECIMEN COLLECTION, SAMPLE HANDLING, INFORMATION SYSTEM PROCEDURES, AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND PROCEDURE REVISIONS WHEN NEEDED. SCHEDULING OF HOURS MAY BE CHANGED, AS COMPANY DEEMS NECESSARY.
THE LAB IS A 24-HOUR/7-DAYS A WEEK OPERATION, PROVIDING LABORATORY SERVICES TO AN INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT POPULATION OF ALL AGES.

THE INCUMBENT MUST DEMONSTRATE THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE QUALITY AND TIMELY LABORATORY TESTS FOR INPATIENTS AND OUTPATIENTS. TEST RESULTS MUST BE CLEARLY REPORTED TO NURSING AND/OR MEDICAL STAFF THROUGH DIRECT COMMUNICATION OR RESULT ENTRY BY COMPUTER. COMMUNICATING DELAYS IN PATIENTS CARE AND ASSISTING WITH TECHNICAL QUESTIONS FOR CLINICAL LAB ASSISTANTS, PHYSICIANS AND NURSES IS EXPECTED.

THE INCUMBENT MUST CONSIDER THE AGE OF THE PATIENT WHEN PERFORMING TESTING AND RELEASING RESULTS. MUST BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH A DIVERSE PATIENT POPULATION AND THEIR FAMILY WHEN PERFORMING SPECIAL PROCEDURES.

THE INCUMBENT MUST BE KNOWLEDGEABLE OF AND OBSERVE ALL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS IN A LABORATORY AND HOSPITAL SETTING.COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE MUST BE MAINTAINED FOR ALL PROCEDURES THAT ARE REQUIRED TO BE PERFORMED.COMPETENCY IN WORK RELATED SKILLS MUST BE DEMONSTRATED ANNUALLY.

INTEREST IN CAREER LADDER ADVANCEMENT WILL BE EXPRESSED THROUGH CONVERSATION WITH FORMAL LEADER WHEREBY LEADERSHIP COLLABORATIVE GOALS WILL BE DEFINED AND MANAGED THROUGH MENTORSHIP, GUIDANCE, INTERACTION AND EVALUATION BY FORMAL LEADER.

THIS POSITION DOES PROVIDE PATIENT CARE. THIS POSITION MAY REQUIRE DRIVING TO OTHER PATIENT TESTING CENTERS AS ASSIGNED BY THE CLINICAL LABORATORY SUPERVISOR.

Reno is the second-most populous metropolitan area in Nevada after the Las Vegas. Known as Greater Reno, it includes Washoe, Storey, and Lyon Counties, as well as the state capital, Carson City. Known for its casino and tourism industry, Reno is the largest city of Washoe County and sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada.