• Technical Specialist, Clinical Lab Scientist, Full-Time, 8 Hour

    Requisition ID
    2018-11940
    Category
    Laboratory
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    4/11/2019
  • Overview

    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California, providing the central valley with the highest level of care. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! We have an 84-bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants. 


    Our high-tech Laboratory has impressed many with its functionality: Our hematology section has a new automated track connecting cell counters and a new automated unit to make peripheral smears on cases requiring manual review. Our chemistry section has an expanded chemistry automation track with the capacity for dual automated chemistry analyzers and dual automated immunoassay instruments in addition to the sample handling unit. Our microbiology section has expanded and includes new quarters for the tuberculosis and fungus laboratories that comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isolation requirements. Our transfusion service has expanded quarters with increased blood storage capacity and space for new automated instrumentation planned for the near future.


    Employee Benefits

    We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.

    Please apply today to be considered for this challenging and dynamic position!

    Responsibilities

    Assist and support the Supervisor in researching, developing, validating and maintaining new assays/protocols. Duties will include, but not be limited to, performing all lab testing, proficiency testing and reporting, training coworkers in the newly developed assays, coordinates and offers expert analytical knowledge in use and maintenance of instrumentation and keeps up to date on state-of-the-art technology. In addition, routinely performs all CLS duties and acts as a resource for communication/problem resolution.

    Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or related field. One to two years experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) in a Clinical Laboratory. PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Physical or Biological Science. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIRED: Current State of California Clinical Lab Scientist License (CLS).

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