The Specialist, CLS Blood Bank supports the departmental purpose through the performance of timely and accurate analytical specimen analysis, evaluating and implementing new procedures, methods and instrumentation, and quality assurance monitoring.
Must possess California State Issued Clinical Laboratory Science license as appropriate for job responsibilities (current and renewed every two years as required).
Possess at least 2 years of experience and technical knowledge of manual and automated Blood Bank testing.
Knowledge of hospital and laboratory regulations and requirements (e.g. CDPH, CAP, TJC, AABB, FDA, NAACLS, FACT, OSHA) for testing and laboratory safety.
Ability to recognize processes that could lead to failures; ability to resolve and report errors and aberrant results appropriately.
Possess technical knowledge to troubleshoot instrument/equipment problems and utilize appropriate resources to resolve problems.
Knowledge of quality assurance, quality system essentials, continuous quality improvement, metrics, data analysis and audit processes experience performing method validations.
Experience working with principles of quality control and quality assurance; ability to recognize processes that could lead to test failures.
Experience writing clear technical reports and/or policies and procedures.
Knowledge of personal computer, word processing, data management, spreadsheet software, Laboratory Information System (LIS) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Experience with regulatory requirements pertaining to the clinical laboratory.
Must be able to write clear technical reports and/or policies and procedures.
Excellent data collection, data analysis/interpretation, and presentation skills.
Incumbent must be willing to work variable shifts, take call as needed on days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and to work overtime within UCDMC Policy and Procedures; adhere to no smoking, dress code, tardiness, telephone, and safety policies and protocols. Incumbent will be occasionally assigned to serve as Lead CLS on duty.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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