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Position : Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) performs all the tests provided by

the laboratory to obtain relevant clinical information for the physicians 

used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Due to the size of the hospital and patient load, the staff CLS must be 

able to work by him herself and successfully accomplish assigned 

administrative and technical duties normally taken care of by the 

Laboratory Manager.

CLS also participates in other duties relevant to laboratory services, 

patient care, quality assurance, policy and the safety of hospital

employees.

Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.

Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.

Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.

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