Clinical Laboratory Scientist (516153)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 2 días

Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

The Student Wellness Center (SWC) provides a variety of medical services, which are similar to the outpatient care provided in a large group practice.

  • These services include primary and urgent / acute care; evaluation, treatment and guidance for individual health problems;
  • family planning services; nutrition; physical therapy; psychiatry; sports medicine; public health prevention programs and health education.

    In addition, the SWC provides limited initial care for work injuries of employees, and if necessary, assists in referring such persons for ongoing care.

    The SWC may also provide first aid to campus visitors. Limited evening or weekend work may be required. The licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist performs the laboratory testing under the general supervision of a Manager of Lab and Allied Health Services.

    Duties also include specimen collection and processing in the absence of a phlebotomist. Working collaboratively to support student success is the bottom line purpose and mission of this and all SWC positions.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Following the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results
  • Maintaining records, which demonstrate that proficiency-testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens
  • Adhering to the laboratory’s quality control policies and documenting all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance
  • Following the laboratory’s policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance
  • Being able to identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correcting the problem or notifying the appropriate supervisor
  • Documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
  • Performing in house studies and audits
  • Periodic review of all pertinent laboratory manuals
  • Cooperatively participates in staff meetings, SWC committees, and in-service training, AAAHC Accreditation, and health education projects
  • Proposes and prepares studies, records and reports in support of SWC quality control efforts
  • Provides SJSU Commencement ceremony health care coverage, as needed
  • Participates in Division and campus events, meetings, and projects as requested
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of software applications used at the Student Wellness Center
  • Working knowledge of the preparation of specimens
  • Working knowledge of various laboratory disciplines, tests and procedures including chemical, physical, microscopic, microbiological, bacteriological, serological, hematological, immunological, and other related disciplines and laboratory tests
  • Thorough knowledge of methods and procedures involved in phlebotomy, including aseptic technique
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety fundamentals and OSHA Laboratory Standards
  • Ability to identify incongruities in test procedures and inconsistencies in reports of test results for a patient
  • Ability to notice pertinent details of specimens under microscopic study
  • Ability to demonstrate skill in the performance of a variety of laboratory analyses and evaluate information against measurable criteria;
  • notice pertinent details of specimens under microscopic study

  • Ability to perform applicable mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately
  • Ability to perform accurately in a detailed-oriented environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, organize work priorities and special projects
  • Ability and willingness to adjust and be flexible if called upon
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with employees and external agencies
  • Strong oral communication skills and excellent customer service and public relation skills
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships in a diverse multicultural environment
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science or equivalent from an accredited institution or equivalent post-secondary education, training and experience as defined by the California Division of Laboratory Science or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities and two years of progressively responsible administrative and technical work within a clinical laboratory
  • Possess and maintain a valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of working as a Clinic Lab Scientist
  • Compensation

    Classification : Clinical Laboratory Scientist II

    Anticipated Hiring Range : $5,798 / month - $6,162 / month

    CSU Salary Range : $4,704 / month - $9,079 / month

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Current License
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period : July 8, 2022 through August 7, 2022 . This position is open until filled;
  • however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

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