American Laboratory Consultant is seeking a part time Medical Laboratory Scientist to serve as Technical Consultant for Clients Laboratory.
The technical consultant or technical supervisor is responsible for technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory.
This person is required to work on-site once a month and must be available to provide consultation either on-site,
by telephone, or electronically. In addition, the technical consultant/supervisor:
Verifies test procedures performed and establishes the laboratorys performance criteria, including accuracy
and precision of each test and test system
Enrolls the laboratory in an approved PT program commensurate with services offered
Establishes a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed
Establishes the acceptable levels of analytic performance, and ensures these levels are maintained throughout the testing
Resolves technical problems and ensures remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratorys
established performance specifications
Ensures patient test results are not reported until all corrective action has been taken and the test system is functioning
Identifies training needs and ensures testing personnel receive regular in-service training
Evaluates the competency of all testing personnel on an ongoing basis
The technical consultant will work under the supervision of CLIA laboratory director.
Bachelors degree in laboratory science AND 2 years lab training or experience in the non-waived specialty /subspecialty of service.
Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or equivalent
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