Lead Forensic Toxicology Analyst

US-CA-Tulare
Req No.
2017-1586
Category
Tox Lab
Type
Regular Full-Time
Mineral King Toxicology Lab (Tulare, CA)

Overview

Be a part of TEAM HCCA at Tulare's Hospital!      

 

HealthCare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) is a performance driven organization dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our patients, our physicians, our teammates, and our community. HCCA's vision is to develop a high quality, affordable integrated delivery system focused on improving the wellness and health of the community. Our goal is to be recognized as the best integrated delivery system in the country by being the BEST place to work, practice and receive care.  

 

Tulare's hospital's commitment to providing greater access to medical care is demonstrated through its Medical Offices located in Tulare and also the nearby community of Earlimart. Its first-class Evolutions Fitness & Wellness Center epitomizes Tulare hospital's fresh approach to health and wellness. 

 

Mission:

To develop a best-in-class, performance-driven, integrated delivery systems focused on wellness and improving the health status of the community.

 

Vision

Provide high quality, lower cost integrated delivery system focused on wellness and improving the health status of the community.  To be recognized as one of the best integrated delivery systems in the county. 

 

* Best place to work.

 

* Best place to practice.

 

* Best place to receive care. 

 

Values: 

* Honesty and integrity.

* Innovation and creativity.

* High quality, lower cost care.

* Service excellence.

* Results-oriented.

* Team-work and mutual accountability.

* Forward-thinking.

* Culturally competent team and organization. 

 

We offer a competitive compensation package, benefits package and a pleasant work environment. Our current benefit package includes: health insurance (medical EPO or PPO; dental and vision), 401k, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, (medical and daycare), vacation, sick and holiday programs. Benefits package offered to full time and part time employees. 

 

HCCA is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of Mineral King Lab/Clinical Lab Supervisor, the Lead Forensic Toxicology Analyst performs toxicology, clinical, and clerical work.  Responsible for the daily working of Mineral King Laboratory.  Responsible for Title 17 forensic alcohol analysis.  Assist in maintenance of equipment, and to participate in Quality Control and Quality Assurance.

 

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of Mineral King Laboratory.
  • Performs toxicology, clinical, and clerical work
  • Takes orders and answers questions over the phone.
  • Enters orders in the hospital computer system.
  • Performs typing and filing duties as needed.
  • Responsible for the separation and proper distribution of Laboratory reports.
  • Ensures adequate supplies and that equipment is in working order or is designated for repair.
  • Practices good safety habits, identifies, and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Practices proper infection Control guidelines as recommended by the CDC
  • Performs maintenance of equipment and participate in Quality Control and Quality Assurance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for Title 17 forensic alcohol analysis.
  • Follows HCCA rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws, and standards.
  • Carries out the mission, vision, and values of HCCA

Qualifications

 

Experience, Education & Competency Requirements

  • High school Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, physics, biology or related field, required.
  • Degree in Toxicology, preferred.
  • College of American Pathologist or SAMHSA certifying scientist experience, preferred.
  • Five (5) years of toxicology testing experience, preferred.
  • Qualified by Title 17 to Forensic Alcohol Surpervisor, preferred.
  • CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist License, Medical Technologist License or Medical Lab Technologist, preferred.
  • CPR Certification, preferred.
  • Previous experience in healthcare-provider environment, preffered.
  • Able to work under pressure and relate to patients, family, hospital staff, and visitors in a professional manner.      
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to make decisions using discretion and independent judgment.
  • Able to prioritize, multi-task and manage time to meet deadlines and time constraints.
  • Must work well with all levels of persons and personalities. 

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