Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the surrounding community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, weâ��ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. Weâ��re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Clinical Lab Scientist Position Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Lab Manager and the Laboratory Manager, collects and prepares various body fluids for testing, performs, records and interprets testing results. A Med. Tech. may be assigned to oversee a specific department of the laboratory where he/she would be responsible for the day-to-day operations of that department. This position serves patients in and out of the hospital of all ages. This position has limited authority over phlebotomy and clerical staff. Must be completely competent in the applications of basic and advanced laboratory testing in all departments and demonstrate command of statistical principles governing documentation of the accuracy of laboratory test procedures.
Qualifications - External
Clinical Lab Scientist candidate will possess the following education, licenses/certifications, and experience:
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology or Medical Technology or related specialty.
One year of practical experience as a licensed Medical Technologist active in all testing areas of the laboratory or equivalent on job training for equal period of time.
Current California Medical Laboratory Technologist license.
6 months to 1-year medical laboratory technologist, clinical laboratory scientist experience in acute care facility.
Preferred: 6 months to 1 year medical laboratory technologist, clinical laboratory scientist experience in acute care facility.
Required: Registered or registry eligible in accordance with an approved certifying agency (ASCP, NCA, AMT or CSMLS within 12 months of hire). Equivalency evaluation by ECE, NACES or AICE for non-US trained personnel must be completed within 30 days of hire. Licensure, as required by State.
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.