Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Company: SSM Health
Location: Lake Saint Louis
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Job Description Under general direction, interpret and report
test results. Perform routine and complex technical laboratory
analyses using established procedures and protocols. Perform
chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for
use in diagnosis and treatment of patients. PRIMARY
RESPONSIBILITIES Performs a full range of laboratory tests from
simple blood tests to more complex tests. Interprets test reports
and communicates findings to physicians. Escalates unusual,
critical or abnormal results. Operates complex electronic
equipment, computers and precision instruments. Maintains accuracy
of equipment and reagents by performing established preventive
maintenance procedures. Assists providers in choosing appropriate
lab test. Performs and evaluates quality control procedures.
Operates, maintains, calibrates and troubleshoots instruments.
Assists with the proper storage of hazardous materials. Reviews
current literature and attends meetings and seminars to keep
informed of new developments in field. Assists in the proficiency
testing program in the lab. Works in a constant state of alertness
and safe manner. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION
Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education
EXPERIENCE No experience required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Frequent
lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive
foot/leg and hand/arm movements. Frequent use of vision and depth
perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet
or more) and to identify and distinguish colors. Frequent use of
hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc. Frequent
keyboard use/data entry. Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling,
squatting, twisting and gripping. Occasional lifting/carrying and
pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs. Rare climbing.
Keywords: SSM Health, Columbia , Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Healthcare , Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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