HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Lab Scientist PRN in Riverside, California

Founded in 1901,Riverside Community Hospital is a 373 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage.

With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County’s only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Under supervision as defined in REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS and according to established policies and procedures performs the duties of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist 1; demonstrates supervisory ability and acceptable judgment and technical expertise in one or more sections of the laboratory; assists management in directing, monitoring and evaluating work of personnel engaged in performing laboratory tasks/procedures/processes by establishing work priorities and assigning work to staff; functions as a technical resource; performs more complex and/or non-routine testing procedures; trains laboratory personnel, completes assigned projects and tasks and performs in-charge assignment in the absence of a manager.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

  1. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II is directly responsible to the Technical Manager and/or the Department Manager or delegate.
  2. Responsible for supervising, delegating and coordinating the work of other staff as assigned.
  3. Degree of supervision required: Minimal, individual proceeds on his/her own initiative, in compliance with policies, practices and procedures prescribed by laboratory administration and by the hospital’s Operations Division.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid California State Department of Health Services Clinical Laboratory Scientist License.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent.

    1. In-depth knowledge of the laboratory organization, policies and procedures including technical safety procedures and information system functions.
  • Supervisory skills in areas of assuming responsibility, exercising independent judgment, making judicious decisions when responding to issues and problems and flexing staff to accommodate workload.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with other healthcare professionals including physicians, hospital staff, laboratory staff, hospital administration and clients.

  • Analytical skills necessary to resolve technical and non-technical issues and problems.

  • Successful completion of a supervised one (1) year clinical laboratory internship.

  • Minimum five years experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist.

  • Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.

Title: Clinical Lab Scientist PRN

Location: California-Riverside-Riverside Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 07150-7730