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Prime Healthcare Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Leavenworth, Kansas

At Saint John Hospital, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, Saint John Hospital is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

In addition to acute care services, Saint John Hospital specializes in 24/7 emergency care, senior behavioral health, skilled nursing, ambulatory care, including outpatient surgical services, imaging services including 3D mammography, Diagnostic Imaging and Ultrasound, Rehabilitation Services including Physical, Occupational and Speech/Language Therapy and Audiology. Saint John is certified as an Advanced Disease-Specific Care for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Saint John is 5-star rated for Treatment of Sepsis (2018-2020) and Treatment of Heart Failure (2020) by Healthgrades. The hospital is a part of Prime Healthcare Services and affiliated with Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. To learn more, visit www.saintjohnleavenworth.com or call 913-680-6000.

Each individual performs only those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, Bus. & Prof. Code Section 1204, and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individual's education, training or experience and technical abilities. Each individual performing the above procedures must: 1) adhere to the laboratory's procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results. 2) follow the laboratory's established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. 3) be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify your immediate supervisor, Director, or Medical Director, 4) perform a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgment using both manual and automated methods in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, and any other discipline as introduced into the laboratory, 5) perform and document maintenance; daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate, 6) review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 7) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 8) ensure that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 9) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics, 10) assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures, 11) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 12) in the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift, 13) may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POC. 14) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Education and Work Experience

  • ASCP certification, or equivalent required.

  • Minimum two years of hospital laboratory work experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution, or other educational requirements as stated in CLIA (42 CFR 493.1489).

  • Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf

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Name: St. John's Hospital

ID: 2022-99130

Street: 3500 S 4th Street

Shift: Nights

Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

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