TH Associate Technical Director of Clinical Laboratory - Molecular Genetics/Cytogenetics - 2100825
At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Associate Technical Director is a valuable member of our team, who will demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques. This position reports to the Administrative Director, Clinical Pathology. This Molecular Genetics position component is technically supervised by the Head, Molecular Genetics Laboratory. Responsibilities include the administrative and technical day-to-day operations of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory. The Cytogenetics position component is supervised by the Head, Cytogenetics Laboratory. Responsibilities include administrative operations of the Cytogenetics Laboratory.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a TH Associate Technical Director may include the following but are not limited to:
Oversee all operations (technical and administrative) of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory.
Oversee administrative operations of the Cytogenetics Laboratory.
Update and continue to develop a policy and procedure manual based on Federal, State, Local and professional association standards.
Ensure that all sections of the lab are stocked with sufficient quantities of necessary supplies and reagents to maintain laboratory procedures.
Ensure that technical staff are thoroughly instructed in procedures and theory behind procedures performed in respective sections of the laboratory.
To assure accurate functioning and maintenance of equipment.
Ensure maintenance of and compliance with an acceptable QC program that meets the criteria established by pertinent regulatory agencies.
Ensure that adequate staffing levels are maintained at all times.
Oversee staff compliance with all departmental and SBUH Policies and Procedures.
Maintain the laboratory accreditation of areas, i.e., CAP, NYS DOH, etc. as appropriate
Coordinate LIS staff training
Prepare and monitor S&E, PSR and capital equipment budget
Monitor staff productivity and adjust staff when necessary. Commit to writing detailed requirements for increased staffing (utilize staffing matrix format).
Administrative projects as assigned.
Assist in coordination of programs to increase client base to include development of marketing tools.
Coordinate QA/CQI Programs, including interdepartmental problem resolution.
Participation on relevant Laboratory Committees and ensures staff adherence with all compliance plans as established.
Annual evaluations and competencies are performed and documented as per established Human Resources policies and procedures.
In the event of non-conformance ensures that results are not reported until corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning.
Oversees instruction of technical staff, Medical Technology students and pathology residents as assigned in methodologies and principles. Participates in continuing education and in-service education programs.
Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or Biological Science or Life Sciences.
NYS License as Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
A minimum of 6 years of Clinical Laboratory Technologist experience.
A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience.
Experience in molecular infectious disease or oncology.
Performed moderate and high complexity molecular based tests.
Excellent written and interpersonal communications.
Competency in computer skills.
A minimum of 3 years Molecular Genetics supervisory experience.
Knowledge of Cytogenetics.
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
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Prior to start date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title: TH Associate Technical Director of Clinical Laboratory
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Molecular Genetics/Cytogenetics-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am-5pm, may require flexibility to meet the needs of the department Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Mar 22, 2021
Posting End Date: Jun 21, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL5
Internal Number: 2100825
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