This position is located in the Pathology Department and is PRN. This position includes premium pay such as certification pay and shift differentials. BLS certification required.
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Hilary G. Dugar
Lallie Kemp Medical Center Human Resources
52579 Hwy 51 South Independence, LA 70422
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Either of the following will qualify:
A baccalaureate degree in medical technology or clinical laboratory science.
A baccalaureate degree with sixteen semester hours in the biological sciences which includes three semester hours in microbiology, sixteen semester hours in chemistry which includes three semester hours in organic or biochemistry, three semester hours in mathematics; and one year of clinical training in a clinical laboratory.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Possession of a current Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Specialist license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as required by law based upon the duties of the position.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To perform a wide variety of clinical diagnostic tests with emphasis on recognizing and resolving problems and requiring the application of interpretive judgment.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Close from laboratory personnel of a higher level.
LOCATION OF WORK:
This job is restricted to laboratories which are licensed, regulated and inspected for compliance with various federal and state rules and regulations and which fall under the jurisdiction of state licensure, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Performs tests in the field of bacteriology which involve isolating, identifying, typing, and grouping bacteria and fungi present in body fluids, exudate, transudate, skin scrapings, autopsy, and surgical specimens.
Performs chemical tests and analyses of body fluids and other materials related to clinical medicine or research in the medical sciences, such as; chemical analyses of blood, urine, and spinal fluid.
Performs various hematological tests and examinations such as red blood cell counts, white blood cell counts, sickle cell tests, studies of red blood cell morphology, hemoglobin estimations, fragility tests, sedimentation rate, coagulation time, bleeding time, clot retraction time, and indices.
Prepares and examines feces and other materials for the identification of parasites and ova.
Performs agglutination, flocculation, complement fixation, fluorescent antibody, and other serological tests for the detection of disease status.
Assists in the teaching of laboratory technology students.