At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will (CLS) will perform laboratory duties as scheduled; produce accurate and timely laboratory results in accordance with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center Laboratory Services department standards and procedures. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide the care needed for that patient population.
The Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist will oversee the general operation of the laboratory in the absence of the Blood Bank Supervisor, assumes responsibility of special projects, and ensures protocols required for accreditation. The Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist will assist in the development of programs and procedures to assure the department is aligned with community standards. In addition, the Senior CLS will perform work assignments as scheduled, produce accurate and timely results on current patient population in accordance with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center Laboratory Services department standards and procedures.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values, support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
Minimum five years of experience in general laboratory, including two years of experience in Blood Bank.
Knowledge of current information system preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline preferred.
Currently licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist by the state of California.