Travel Medical Lab Scientist

Job Number
201521
Banner Staffing Services - Western Region
Shift
Varied
Department
Banner Staffing Service WR - Banner Staffing Services-WR
Position Type
BT: Banner Traveler
Street Address
7251 W. 4th Street
City & State
US-CO-Greeley
Posting Category
Laboratory
New Grad
No

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Banner Staffing Services

Travel Medical Lab Scientist

 

With facilities across the West, there is something for everyone - from the bustling urban medical center to the friendly small town hospital.

 

If adventure and variety are your goals, then Banner Travel may be for you! Flexible shift patterns provide plenty of opportunity to explore the plateaus of Colorado!

 

Pay and Incentives:

  • 13 Week Assignments
  • Various  Shifts Available (36/hr week minimum)
  • Completion Bonus
  • Flexible Start Dates
  • Housing Provided (or salary adjustment in lieu)
  • Rate of Pay Depends on Specialty Area
  • License Reimbursement
  • 403B/Health/Dental/Life Insurance
  • System-Wide Assignment Opportunities
  • Paid orientation, in our state of the art Sim Center

We are pre booking Travel staff for assignment start dates from Now thru 2018.

  

Please do not apply for this position if you are a New Grad or have less that 12 months experience.

 

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About Banner Staffing Service WR
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital and home care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 



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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing, clinical relevance, and complex problem solving skills. This position serves as a department resource, and is responsible for assisting with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agency and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA 88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA).


Essential Functions

  • Utilizes leadership skills to organize and perform patient testing and facilitate overall function of the lab. Ensures quality results through the use and evaluation of control materials, proper instrument maintenance, and collection and analysis of appropriate samples.

  • Evaluates waived, moderately complex and highly complex test results and provides clinical expertise to patient care staff in interpretation of results and/or complex lab problems.

  • Recognizes abnormal results or unusual circumstances and takes appropriate actions. Utilizes available resources to maintain and fix instruments and assist other laboratory personnel in resolving issues.

  • Identifies current professional and technical issues and their impact on lab practices.

  • Maintains appropriate accreditation as required by regulatory agencies. Provides input into developing new methods and instruments. Maintains current knowledge and skills applicable to job assignment through continuing education or professional organizations.

  • Orders and maintains inventory of testing supplies in designated area. Recognizes and provides input for opportunities for improvements in financial performance.

  • May provide input into hiring, orientation, educational needs, performance reviews and disciplinary functions of other laboratory personnel.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Students may be hired at the job title equivalent to their future certification under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a clinically recognized program (MLS), Students Clinical rotation in the core area must be completed prior to working in that core area and Student must complete program and pass certification test within one year of hire. Where no certification is available a Bachelors Degree with two years experience is required.

    MLS/ASCP certification or equivalent. (Equivalent is defined as ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB.) If no current U.S. certification, it must be obtained within one year. Individuals with specialty certification may only work in the discipline of their specialty. A current license in state practiced as required by state law.

    Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, and high level of self-motivation. Communicates effectively in oral and written formats sufficient to demonstrate comprehension. Use of mathematics, performance of detailed work; working with frequent interruptions, multi-tasking, problem solving, and memorization, Ability to take direction and assimilate instructions quickly.

    Basic computer skills are required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science preferred. Specialty certification in departments area and Bachelors degree in a chemical or biological science preferred with exceptional skills and highly developed interpersonal skills.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.