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Laboratory - Clinical Laboratory Scientist Transfusion Services - Lead

Company: Community Medical Center
Location: Frenchtown
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

This is a full time (0.8 - 1.0) variable shift Clinical Laboratory Scientist position in the Laboratory department.
A Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Medical Technologist) who, under the direction of the Administrative and Medical Director, is General Supervisor for the Transfusion Service of the hospital. - The Transfusion Service Lead is responsible for assuring that all quality control, proficiency testing and maintenance are well-performed and evaluated, policies and procedures are current and well-executed, turnaround time is satisfactory, record systems are well-organized and current, quality improvement mechanisms are implemented, test analyses are monitored, and students are trained. - Additionally, orientation is completed in a timely manner and competence assessment is completed on all staff annually (semi-annually the first year). - As a leader, the Lead CLS models the responsibility of fostering a harmonious workplace in which exceptional care and service is consistently provided. - This individual promotes cooperative working relationships with staff, physicians, other disciplines and the public by facilitating and enhancing communication, displaying honesty and respect, modeling sensitivity to cultural differences and expressing and accepting feedback in a professional manner. - Communication is complete, timely, accurate and understandable by all parties. - This leader must demonstrate effective use of group facilitation, team building, and conflict resolution.
Minimum Requirements: BS or BA in Sciences. - Completed a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) program. - - Minimum three (3) years' experience in a high complexity hospital laboratory. - One (1) year experience at Community Medical Center. Currently licensed at the Scientist or Specialist level by the Montana State Department of Health and Environmental Sciences. - CLS(ASCP), CLS(NCA), MT(ASCP), or equivalent. - Must meet CLIA requirements for General Supervisor in a clinical laboratory. - Familiar with computer systems, computerized equipment. - Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, prioritize, and organize job duties.
Weekend Requirements: Rotating Weekends.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. -However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. -The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the responsibilities, assigned with or without notice.

Culture & Perks

Community Medical Center - Leading the Way in Patient Care

  • -Community Medical Center is a licensed 150 bed hospital comprising adult and pediatric health care delivery systems and is part of Lifepoint Health and Billings Clinic.
  • We are proud to be the only hospital in Montana to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Perinatal Care; to have Western Montana's only Chest Pain Accreditation, and our Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer in advanced clinical care, scientific research, and technological inventions. We have also been named the #1 Rehab Hospital in Montana by U.S. News & World Report, ranking care of patients recovering from events such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, and severe burns.

    For more information about Community Medical Center, please call (406) 728-4100 or visit
    For more information about Lifepoint Health, visit LifepointHealth.net -
    Missoula Welcomes You Home

    • -CMC is located on a 45-acre campus in Missoula, Montana. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks. Our diverse community serves as western Montana's hub for education and healthcare and offers the perfect blend of four-season outdoor recreation, small town charm and big city amenities.
    • Missoula has been named #1 for "fun" for young adults by Smart Asset, the personal finance website, that compiles U.S. Census data and Missoula ranks second in the country for the number of entertainment venues per capita and is close behind when it comes to restaurants and bars. On any given day you can enjoy one of Missoula's concert venues, restaurants, breweries, hiking trails, ski resorts, and more!

      COVID-19 Update: -
      Community Medical Center is hiring top talent, but we also have a mission of Making Communities Healthier, which means keeping our community safe and to reduce the risk of exposure. We have modified our conditions of employment to include COVID-19 vaccination unless a documented medical or religious exemption is approved.
      This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol Testing according to MT Law -39-2-205-39-2-211.

Keywords: Community Medical Center, Missoula , Laboratory - Clinical Laboratory Scientist Transfusion Services - Lead, Other , Frenchtown, Montana

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