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Clinical Lab Scientist - Blood Transfusion Services - Full Time, Nights and Evenings Available

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

1.0 FTE Full time Night - 08 Hour R2437999 Onsite Allied Health 500 Pasteur Dr,PALO ALTO,CaliforniaIf you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered.Night - 08 Hour (United States of America)Department: Blood Transfusion ServicesPosition: Clinical Lab ScientistLocation: 500P HospitalWHY Join Blood Transfusion Services with Stanford Health Care? Our CLS work exclusively in Transfusion Services where they rotate through several benches: maintain competency in lab technician skills (receiving blood products/reagents, test product request accessioning, blood product modification, issue, and return), patient specimen testing on automated platform and manual serological methods, Charge Tech handling of emergency release protocol, and Immunohematology Reference Lab (IRL) with advanced antibody workups.* Changing the Future of the Blood Transfusion Services Department: The CLS serves all patient populations at Stanford Health Care, Stanford Childrens Health, Stanford Health Care Clinics, and Stanford Health Care Affiliates. Clinical Laboratory Scientists at Stanford Health Care serve the community by providing elite patient care in their day-to-day workflows, working closely with Stanford Hospital residents, fellows, and medical directors; and interacting with world renown physicians.* Be Part of a Tight Knit Team: Our department is tight knit, collaborative, and supportive as they provide top tier care for patients. Blood Transfusion Services, in particular, allows staff to think outside the box, collaborate closely with colleagues and trainees, and voice concerns to feel supported in and outside of their role.* Opportunities to Grow: CLS in our Blood Transfusion Services have access to:o Attend annual ASCP and AABB conferenceso Annual education fundo Opportunities to participate in departmental projects and CAP/AABB inspectionso Opportunities for growth to learn about other areas of the departmento Growth includes: Senior CLS, Reference CLS, and managerial roles*This is a Stanford Health Care job.**A Brief Overview*Performs a wide range of medical laboratory tests used to diagnose, treat and prevent disease. Using technical knowledge and a theoretical understanding of the basis of the tests, records and validates the accuracy and quality of results to ensure conformity to specifications. Understands and applies the correct control measures and protocols in cases of abnormal results, reporting any discrepancies to a Senior, Reference, or Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Calibrates assays where the calibration is part of each run. Maintains supply inventory, performs and documents routine preventative maintenance and records is performance. Performs simple troubleshooting and reports instrument malfunctions to senior staff. Has an understanding and maintains current knowledge of specialty area(s) assigned in the laboratory.*Locations*Stanford Health Care*What you will do** Accurately performs and completes laboratory analysis on body fluids in accordance with laboratory protocols and policies.* Adheres to all safety/health and state/federal regulatory requirements and the procedures, policies and Services Standard defined by the Hospitals.* Applies the appropriate control measures in test with abnormal results. Handles results in accordance with protocol and notifies the necessary personnel.* Demonstrates technical proficiency in all areas of assigned responsibility. Keeps abreast of new technical developments and acquires the necessary skills to adapt to technological changes.* Maintains a current understanding of all procedures used in the assigned laboratory section(s) and can interpret the significance of normal and abnormal results.* Performs clinical laboratory tests of varying complexity using standard procedures examining specimens for the purpose of providing information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of disease.* Performs maintenance and function checks on analytical equipment and perform operational checks necessary for proper test performance to assure accurate and reliable test results and reporting.* Performs other duties as assigned by supervisors.* Resolves problems related to clinical issues, equipment or testing by initiating research utilizing available reference material. Reports and/or escalates problems to management as appropriate.* Using technical knowledge and theoretical understanding of the basis of tests, records and analyzes test results to validate accuracy, quality and conformity to specifications.*Education Qualifications** Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university*Experience Qualifications** One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience*Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities** Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and interpret results* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing* Ability to learn new procedures and adapt to technological changes in the laboratory* Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities* Ability to solve problems and identify solutions* Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization* Knowledge and technical proficiency in specialty areas assigned within the laboratory* Knowledge of infection prevention policies and procedures* Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility*Licenses and Certifications** CLS or* CLS-LTD*These principles apply to ALL employees:**SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience*_Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanfords patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.__You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and familys perspective:_* Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care* Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health* Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination*Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in** **all of** **its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.*Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $63.66 - $71.71 per hourThe salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.Job Type: Full-timePay: $63.66 - $71.71 per hourExpected hours: No less than 40 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* 403(b) matching* Bereavement leave* Continuing education credits* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Family leave* Health insurance* Life insurance* Loan repayment program* Opportunities for advancement* Paid sick time* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceHealthcare setting:* JCAHO accredited facility* Medical laboratorySchedule:* Overnight shiftWork Location: In personby Jobble

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