CLS Generalist - Full-Time, %242500 Sign-On Bonus
Pacific Medical Centers
 Polson, MT

Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Services (CLS) Generalist FULL-TIME (Laboratory, Days, 0.8 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

*$2500 Sign-On Bonus*

In this position you will:

  • Call appropriate person with panic results or results that could gravely affect the well being of the patient.
  • Identify patient by wristband.
  • Notify appropriate personnel of problems related to specimen collection or testing.
  • Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to ensure that testing is completed at the appropriate time to meet clinical needs.
  • Keep leadership apprised of problems, workflow and other relevant issues.
  • Serve as a clinical resource for physicians and other health care providers.
  • Document all discrepancies and problems properly.
  • Accurately report clinical information to support the assessment, treatment, education and continuity among healthcare providers.
  • Assist with tracking inventory and ordering supplies.
  • Effectively utilize computer in ordering, canceling and resulting tests.
  • Initial the specimen and receives the specimen in the computer including all pertinent information.
  • Properly label specimens and receives them in the computer including all pertinent information.
  • Provide accurate answers to questions from physicians, nurses and other professionals in a timely manner.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Montana CLS or Montana CLT, or a Temporary Practice Permit is acceptable for the first 6 months

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

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