Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist, Supervisor University of California, Santa Cruz
Student Health Services
JOB #: 1606917
FULL TIME; CAREER Starting Salary Range: $86,400 - $111,100/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under general and clinical supervision of the Medical Director, the Clinical Laboratory Scientist Specialist Supervisor performs a wide variety of administrative, technical, supervisory, patient care and clinical services in the UCSC Student Health Services Laboratory. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist Specialist Supervisor is responsible for the daily on-site operation of the UCSC Student Health Services Laboratory, assuring that all physician requests for clinical laboratory services are completed quickly and accurately by laboratory staff.
Duties include both technical and administrative components such as performing pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical laboratory procedures; selecting and instituting testing systems, supplies, reagents and materials; establishing and ensuring quality control and assessment programs; reviewing the evaluation of proficiency testing and assuring corrective actions as necessary; creating, maintaining and reviewing procedure manuals. Knowledge and technical management of the Laboratory Information System is required. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist Specialist Supervisor is also available to consult with practitioners to ensure appropriate tests are ordered for the clinical expectations.
Administrative duties include overseeing, enforcing and maintaining compliance with University and regulatory agencies for county, state and federal health and safety regulations; participating on internal committees and representing the needs of the laboratory; cooperatively working with other Student Health Services staff; assisting with long range planning and staffing as well as budgetary planning and providing regular budgetary information to the Medical Director as needed.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist Specialist Supervisor is expected to provide leadership within the laboratory and is responsible for all laboratory personnel activities including hiring and training new staff, performing annual staff performance evaluations, and handling staff professional conduct situations.
The job requires the ability to build rapport and effectively convey ideas to management and administrative staff, clinicians, students and other individuals. The job requires strong leadership and supervisory skills.
In a fast paced environment that includes direct patient care duties as well as administrative, supervisory and technical duties, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task is essential. Critical thinking and the ability to recognize and respond to emergencies are required.
Qualifications include: Demonstrated supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory
Management skills sufficient to assess workload to ensure staff are scheduled as needed and to ensure that departmental turnaround requirements and priorities are met in a timely manner
Analytical and budgetary skills sufficient to monitor financial activity of department
Analytical and writing skills sufficient to assess on-going and proposed laboratory departmental needs and to prepare written justifications for additional staffing, space needs and new equipment
Ability to complete projects and assigned tasks within specified time frames
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 02-09-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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