This position meets the CLIA qualifications of a Laboratory General Supervisor, and under the direction of the Laboratory Director/Manager, coordinates and manages the day to day operations of their specific section(s) and shift(s). In conjunction with the Regional Laboratory Supervisor and/or Laboratory Director/Manager, this position develops and implements new procedures, instrumentation, quality control, and reagent use. This position is also responsible for the development and maintenance of policies and procedures that meet the standards of regulatory agencies, and implements service quality improvements. The Lead CLS also assists in the orientation and development of personnel competencies for their section(s).
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from a regionally accredited college/university, or
Education that has been evaluated by an acceptable credentialing agency and deemed equivalent to a US Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology.
Must have at least three (3) years’ experience as a Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, or Medical Laboratory Technician, and
Three (3) years full time primary experience in the specific section of responsibility.
Must provide proof of certification or certification eligibility for MT (ASCP), CLS (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), MT (AMT), CLS (NCA/ASCP), or MT (AAB).
If certification with an expiration date is held, the certification must be kept current.