Technical Specialist, Flow Lab

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Flow Cytometry
Hours: 40 Hours/Weekly
Shift: First Shift

Provides technical expertise and specialized technical skills that support research, implementation, and evaluation of new and existing laboratory analyses. Provides technical and educational support for testing personnel and laboratory management. Responsible for directing the technical competency programs and for establishing correlation of existing methodologies. Works closely with the Medical Director and the Technical Consultant to ensure quality services.

Responsibilities

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The Technical Specialist will ensures technical competency of staff through the establishment of training and competency evaluation programs. Provides continuing education programs in the technical specialty across all UC Health hospitals.

Provides advice and support to resolve technical issues including instrument malfunctions.

Develops and implements new testing methods. Evaluates and makes recommendations for new instrumentation to UC Health Lab Steering Committee.

Develops and implements technical quality assurance programs. Review and evaluates quality assurance reports to ensure compliance.

Develops and directs the efforts to ensure correlation of data across testing methods and locations. Reviews and evaluates these efforts to ensure compliance.

Reviews standards established by accrediting agencies to ensure compliance. Initiates new policies and procedures when appropriate.

Ensures participation in accredited proficiency programs. Reviews and evaluates results of proficiency programs and initiates corrective action when indicated.

Performs duties of a Medical Technologist II as required.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, or Medical Technology from an accredited institution. | MT(ASCP) certification required. | A minimum of three year's experience in specialty area.