HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Clinical Scientist in Riverside, California

Riverside Community Hospital, Founded in 1901, is a 478 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage. With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County’s only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit .

Riverside Community Hospital’s Mission & Vision: Mission: Committed to providing compassionate care and improving the overall health of our community Vision: Leading with innovation. Serving with compassion.

Position Summary: Performs and demonstrates proficiency and understanding of the procedures in one or more areas of the Clinical Laboratory. Obtains specimens, prepares and/or maintains reagents and supplies, and calibrates and maintains equipment. Adheres to policies and procedures as directed by the Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist and Administrative Director. Clinical Laboratory Scientist II may be assigned additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate by Administrative Director or by dictum of position. Reports To: Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist Supervises: Lab Assistant III

Laboratory Clinical Scientist FT/Days Rotating Weekends Laboratory

Position Requirements: Licensure/ Certification/Registration:

  • Must be licensed by the State of California as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist Education:

  • BA or BS degree as required by California Law. Experience:

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist II must have at least 2 years’ experience; one year of which must be in a licensed acute care hospital.

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist I; prefer minimum 1 yr. experience in an acute care licensed facility.

  • New graduates will be considered after a successful passage of California State Board Exam. Special Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate well with other departments as well as laboratory personnel.

  • Good organizational skills. Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple projects/tasks.

  • Working knowledge of tests being performed to answer questions from medical staff.

  • Ability to trouble shoot QC problems and instrument problems.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Familiarity with JCAHO, CAP, State and HCFA requirements.

  • Ability to learn new skills and concepts quickly.

  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Clinical Scientist

Location: California-Riverside-Riverside Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 07150-10130