Located in Southern California, Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit hospital seeking a CLS - Lab Microbiology. Please visit https://careers.eisenhowerhealth.org/ to learn more information and apply.
Performs, verifies and reports laboratory tests. Supervises and verifies work of non-licensed personnel. Performs Lab Assistant and Lab Technical Aide responsibilities as required. Provides appropriate education for staff and students.
The CLS must meet the following qualifications:
Required: CA approved equivalency of CLS
Preferred: BS and 12 month internship at school of med technology
Required: CA state license
Preferred: ASCP or equivalent
Preferred: Cerner LIS experience
CLS Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Orders and processes laboratory requests in accordance with established procedures within acceptable turnaround time
Collects and processes all necessary paper work, assuring appropriate reporting
Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies
Recognizes critical test results and informs appropriate individual in a timely manner
Utilizes Laboratory Information System as appropriate
Determines specimen/control/patient result acceptability
Performs proficiency testing as assigned
Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures
Complies with all State and federal regulations
Maintains awareness of workflow utilizing various tools(Workcenter Pending, Cerner 911, 912, 123 as needed) to achieve optimal department test turnaround times for priority orders(STAT, Timed, Am Run, inpatient.)
Performs or verifies quality control, validation, and calibration for instruments
Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as required
Monitors and initials daily safety checks and temp logs
Disinfects and maintains orderly/organized work environment
Answers telephone and responds to questions or directs call to appropriate individual
Properly endorses unfinished tasks or tests to the next shift
Participates and assists in student lectures and training
Supervises and verifies non-licensed personnel’s work
Demonstrates proper gating techniques during acquisition on the flow cytometer (Flow)
Demonstrates ability to analyze and interpret flow data consistent with attained skill level (Flow)
Demonstrates proper judgment in determining if add-on antibodies are necessary (Flow)
Demonstrates Microsoft Office computer skills (Flow)
Correlates cellular morphology with flow data (Flow)
Arrives at correct diagnosis and drafts summary interpretations in accordance with attained skill level (Flow)
Performs other duties as necessary
Eisenhower is proud to offer:
A generous benefits package and matched retirement plan
Health and wellness programs
About Eisenhower Health: Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Health is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.
At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California. For 2017-2020, U.S. News and World Report has ranked us as the #1 performing hospital in the Riverside Metro area and #16 in California, placing us in the top six percentile of hospitals in the state. In addition, we were within the 20 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive five star stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in its Overall Hospital Quality and Star Rating (#2017-2018).
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 517-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers on our campus including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and The Lucy Curci Cancer Center.
Eisenhower Health has recently been granted Magnet recognition by the ANCC for its nursing excellence, which makes us the first and only hospital in the Inland Empire to achieve this prestigious Magnet distinction. For the fifth consecutive year, Eisenhower Health has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (2017-2020), a testament to our commitment to provide equitable care.
In 2017-2020, U.S. News recognized Eisenhower Health as one of the High Performing Hospitals in these specific areas: Geriatrics, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Chronic Obstructive, Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery. Eisenhower Health is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to be named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health for 2016 & 2017.
Eisenhower Health has had a great deal of growth in our Clinic Divisions throughout the Coachella Valley. We also cultivate an environment that fosters outstanding levels of employee engagement and was one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company (2016-2017).
Eisenhower is an equal opportunity employer.
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At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution located in Southern California, we are the proud recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Hospital award for Excellence™ by HealthGrades® and the 2011 Gallup Great Workplace award.
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 476-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center and The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences.
Eisenhower is renowned for its Centers of Excellence in Orthopedics, ranked #1 in California for Joint Replacement three years in a row (2008, 2009 & 2010) in HealthGrades®, as well as its Centers of Excellence in Cardiovascular, Neuroscience and Oncology. Additionally, Eisenhower