Minimum Qualifications *Provisional: A bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or in medical technology, and a New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or license eligibility, and four years of post-bachelor’s, professional-level laboratory experience in a blood bank, tissue bank, or clinical laboratory; OR a master’s degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or in medical technology may be substituted for two years of the required experience; OR a doctoral degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science, or a New York State license to practice medicine (MD or DO) may be substituted for three years of the required experience. A New York State Laboratory Director Certificate of Qualification may substitute for the New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license.
*Selected candidates will be required to take and pass an appropriate Civil Service examination after appointment and be immediately reachable from the resulting eligible list.
Knowledge of clinical laboratory testing, quality assurance, audits and applicable New York State laws and regulations. Must be well organized and work independently as well as having excellent written, verbal communication, and computer skills. Must be willing to travel to laboratories accepting specimens originating from New York, this includes within New York State, outside the State and outside of the U.S.
Duties Description Clinical Laboratory Consultants (CLCs) inspect clinical laboratories, blood banks, patient service centers and specialized facilities performing testing activities within New York State, and laboratories outside the State and U.S. that accept specimens originating from New York State. CLCs are responsible for conducting on-site evaluations of laboratory staff qualifications and testing procedures including the evaluation of facility standard operating procedure manuals and review of laboratory records; reporting of findings to laboratory directors and technical staff; documenting findings in descriptive narratives and laboratory evaluation reports; and determining the acceptance of a facility’s proposed remediation by reviewing the plan of correction. This position will assist with the management of complaints received against regulated laboratories.
Additional Comments Dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent reassignment of this position satisfactory background checks may be required. Additionally, exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position; the selected candidate may be required to wear personal protective clothing and equipment, and may undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluations and receive specific immunizations.
This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19
"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference NMH/CLC/14322 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/CLC/14322, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until November 23, 2022.