The department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a Senior CLS Specialist to coordinate all activities for Point of Care Testing for Community Clinics. Primary duties include:
•Serve as technical consultant including problem solving for Point of Care Testing •Coordinate safety, competency, quality assurance and education programs for the Community Clinics. Provide technical support to staff, physicians and nurses. •Investigate, recommend/develop new POCT procedures and/or instrumentation using NCCLS format •Perform monthly review of quality control and preventive maintenance and provide monthly summaries •Monitor proficiency and competency testing, review all data, discuss with staff, and keep Faculty, Senior Supervisor/Manager informed of any problems •Travel to clinics and health fairs within the Greater Los Angeles area
Qualifications•Current California Clinical Lab Scientist license •2 years of experience coordinating activities for POCT and experience with POCT laboratory instrumentation is highly desirable •Ability to effectively communicate with nursing, physicians and staff •Knowledge of specimen collection and processing, reference ranges, test methodologies, CAP and other regulatory requirements, Phlebotomy procedures, PIE and QA/QI activities •Responsible with excellent time management and organization skills
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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