Clinical Laboratory Scientist / Technician (Sacramento) - Maxim Healthcare Services (Sacramento, CA)
Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 1:18 PM
Maxim Healthcare Services is looking for an experienced Clinical Lab Scientist for a 13 week travel opening in the Fresno CA Area. No travel experience required, but must have at least 2 years of acute care and blood bank experience. This contract could become a permanent position at the end of your contract. Please reply back to this post if you are interested. Pay: $2,280 Gross for three 12 hour shifts a week Tax Free Stipends
Processes blood, bacteria and other specimens for the recovery of nucleic acids in accordance with laboratory procedures.
Performs restrictions endonuclease digestions on nucleic acids.
Amplifies nucleic acid by techniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and reverse transcriptase PCR.
Modifies and separates nucleic acids by various techniques including but not limited to electrophoresis, blotting, and hybridization capture.
Detects mutations and sequence variations by various techniques including but not limited to sequence analysis, conformational analysis, and differential hybridization.
Applies proper sterile technique to avoid molecular assay ampileon or cross-contamination.
Ensures the proper handling and storage of all specimens received for testing.
Maintains complete records for all laboratory test systems in accordance with departmental policies and Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) 88.
Participates in activities with Infectious Disease/Molecular Diagnostics Unit to ensure quality assurance, quality control and safety requirements meet CLIA 88 and participates in proficiency testing.
Use professional judgment with all testing and analysis procedures.
Records and reports results in a complete and timely manner.
Communicates with other public health departments and outside entities concerning laboratory results and related issues.
Maintains inventory of laboratory reagents and other supplies.
Assists in the development and implementation of new test systems.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor s Degree in chemical, biological, or physical sciences or medical technology from an accredited college or university, supplemented by 1 of professional clinical experience; Medical Technology certification is desirable.
Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of pipettes, pH meters, balances, centrifuges and other standard or specialized laboratory equipment preferred.
Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
Current Health Certificate (contract specific).
Current PPD (contract specific).
Successful completion of Maxim screening exam(s) with a passing score of 80% or greater.
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:
Competitive Pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Recruiter's Name:Michael Baker
• Location: Sacramento
• Post ID: 13769123 sacramento