Clinical Laboratory Scientist II/III-Microbiology
Requisition #: 399789
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Aug. 17, 2021
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Requisition #: 399789
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD 21087
Full-time, (40 hourds)
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Weekend Work Required
*****WILL CONSIDER CLS 2 OR CLS 3 CANDIDATES*****
Reports to a Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Supervisor. Performs a variety of both routine and complex clinical laboratory tests in accordance with established standards and procedures. These require a professional level of knowledge to properly execute and analyze results, especially where results are abnormal or atypical. Specific duties may vary according to laboratory and shift assigned.
Work requires formal educational background in biology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology and microbiology normally acquired through completion of a two or four year post-secondary school program in clinical laboratory technology. and/or equivalent education and training in microbiology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, or related field.
Required Licensure, Certification:
Certification in Medical Technology, MLT/MT, ASCP or a nationally recognized professional organization is preferred.
MT internship or (one year) equivalent clinical lab experience or course work specific to the discipline. This role is intended for individuals with less than 2 years of experience and for all BS/MT and equivalent degree candidates without the equivalent certification/registration.
Promotion to this position is automatic for AA degree certified/registered CLS 1’s if a rating of (2) proficient or greater is achieved on the second annual performance evaluation. For this level, the AA degreed employee must demonstrate certification accepted by the Department of Pathology.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of clinical laboratory tests and equipment.
Ability to analyze and operate technical and scientific equipment, perform a range of tests and developmental assessments with the highest degree of accuracy and to correlate normal tests results in a healthy state to anomalous test results and the presence of disease.
Ability to perform successfully despite sudden deadlines and changing priorities, maintaining personal composure in high stress situations.
Ability to exercise initiative and judgement.
Ability to maintain effective communication skills within the department and with other health-care professionals.
Ability to work independently, accurately determining appropriate procedures and methods to obtain test results.
Ability to troubleshoot problems with equipment or test methods.
Ability to assist in the training of new employees, students and physicians in laboratory methodology.
Ability to use and understand computer system reference materials and Laboratory Standard Operating Procedure Manuals.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.
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