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ASSISTANT CLINICAL LABORATORY MANAGER

County of Contra Costa


Location:
Martinez, California
Date:
03/29/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Clinical Operations
County of Contra Costa
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Job Details

The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill two (2) vacant Assistant Clinical Laboratory Manager positions located in Martinez, California. Incumbents are required to travel in central, west, and east site locations within the County.
 
Under general direction, the Assistant Clinical Laboratory Manager plans, organizes, directs and manages laboratory services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center; ensures compliance with Federal, State and accreditation commission laboratory rules and regulations; and performs related work as required.
 
The Assistant Clinical Laboratory Manager supervises and oversees the activities of licensed and non-licensed personnel and the quality control program established for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and regional health centers; ensures adherence to Federal, State and accreditation standards; confirms that the appropriate quality assurance and quality control records are maintained and that established procedures are followed; provides competency testing of employees as required by Federal and State laws; oversees a preventative maintenance program which provides for the periodic inspection and testing of equipment and instruments; proposes changes in laboratory procedures to provide for a more efficient operation; assists laboratory scientists with laboratory tests that are out of control; participates in the interviewing, hiring, evaluation, and discipline of laboratory personnel; schedules and assigns work and sets work priorities as needed; assists in developing and facilitating orientation programs and training for new employees and acts for the Clinical Laboratory Manager during the latter's absence.
 
To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.

 

Typical Tasks

 

  • Supervises and oversees the activities of licensed and non-licensed personnel and the quality control program established for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and regional health centers.
  • Ensures adherence to Federal, State and accreditation standards
  • Confirms that the appropriate quality assurance and quality control records are maintained and that established procedures are followed
  • Provides competency testing of employees as required by Federal and State laws
  • Oversees a preventative maintenance program which provides for the periodic inspection and testing of equipment and instruments
  • Proposes changes in laboratory procedures to provide for a more efficient operation
  • Assists laboratory scientists with laboratory tests that are out of control
  • Personally researches and coordinates the researching of new tests
  • May occasionally perform the more difficult and non-standard laboratory tests and analyses
  • Keeps abreast of new equipment and testing techniques
  • Instructs and trains scientists in new procedures and the operation of new equipment as part of the in-service education program
  • Participates in the interviewing, hiring, evaluation, and discipline of laboratory personnel
  • Schedules and assigns work and sets work priorities as needed
  • Assists in developing and facilitating orientation programs and training for new employees
  • Acts for the Clinical Laboratory Manager during the latter's absence

 

Minimum Qualifications

License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Health.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a licensed scientist in a clinical laboratory performing varied clinical tests and analyses, one (1) year of which must have included supervisory or lead direction responsibilities.

Other Requirements:  A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment.
 

Requirements

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR LICENSE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

 

Selection Process

1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
 
2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
 
3. Training and Experience Evaluation:  Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%).
 
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested.
 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.