Has primary responsibility for the functioning of a specialized area of the section which requires specific technical expertise.
Responsibilities: A listing of the key responsibilities:
Monitors and reviews quality control procedures. Recommends updates and changes to the quality assurance programs.
Evaluates new methodologies, reagents, and instrumentation. Acts as a technical resource for staff and provide leadership regarding new developments in the field. Serves as a planning resource to the Supervisor and the Department.
May direct and assume the responsibility for the activities of assigned technical staff. Reviews section productivity and establishes goals.
Maintains and reviews preventative maintenance records for equipment in section.
Assists with maintaining current training checklists, provides adequate orientation for staff, assesses new training needs, and plans & implements continuing education programs for the section.
Directs the purchasing of all supplies and reagents for a part of or the entire laboratory section. Monitors cost of supplies against the budget allocations.
Interacts with manufacturer’s representatives and keeps abreast of price variations and new products in the marketplace.
Suggests product changes or new suppliers to the Supervisor to improve performance or cost/budget ratio.
Oversees inventory control.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree with 4 years relevant experience required.
Circumspect problem-solving skills and good mathematical and computer skills including competence in Microsoft Office required.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, consensus building skills and a team approach required.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
MT (ASCP) or equivalent certification required.
Certified specialist in the particular area preferred.
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