St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, the largest medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City, is committed to putting people first. Serving the healthcare needs of western Colorado and eastern Utah for nearly 120 years, St. Mary’s is a faith-based, nonprofit provider and part of SCL Health.
As a Medical Lab Scientist you need to know how to:
Perform all designated procedures competently, including Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Specimen Processing, Blood Bank, and Microbiology when designated. Set up and perform a variety of technical and complex tests following established procedures. May obtain blood specimens from patients. May perform bedside testing. May send specimens to reference laboratories. Conduct verification tests on new products and instrument/procedure comparison, statistical analysis, and special projects.
Interpret, correlate and report test results. Verify computer-generated reports. Investigate and address erroneous test values, irregularities, errors or instrument failures. Recognize and solve problems or determine alternative solutions for analysis if needed. Document all deviations from established procedures for review by Manager or appropriate Supervisor.
Perform any QA and maintenance as required. Perform and document quality control. Document all quality control failures and corrective action taken. Maintain accurate logs, records, files and all other required documentation. Participate in updating and reviewing of procedures. Assist in the maintenance of CAP accreditation. Perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and make minor repairs to instrumentation. Notify Manager or Supervisor of any major instrument problems, efforts to correct and if any major repairs are needed.
Assist to performance LIS testing/process validations, printer maintenance. Evaluate and analyze shift QA reports, LIS report.
Train and orient new employees. Keep assigned work area clean and orderly. Maintain supply inventory.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor’s Degree, required within thirty (30) days of hire (military training and experience may substitute for Bachelor’s Degree)
Current ASCP or ASCP-I certification, required within twelve (12) months of hire
At least one (1) year of experience in a similar role/setting, preferred
Internal Number: 20002642
About SCL Health / St. Mary's Medical Center
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through 8 hospitals, more than 100 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.