Wadsworth Center, ESP, Corning Tower
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 laws and regulations. Ability to apply knowledge from clinical laboratory settings to regulatory enforcement and compliance activities. Ability to work independently as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Duties Description Clinical Laboratory Consultants (CLCs) inspect physician office laboratories (POLs) performing laboratory testing within 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 procedures 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; and performing follow up inspections and communications as required to ensure a laboratory’s compliance. CLCs are responsible for scheduling surveys based on program defined priorities and must complete a thirty hour training course upon hire, including use of the federal CMS database for documentation of inspections. Use of state databases and additional duties as assigned are required, including but not limited to attending meetings; travel to the Albany office four times per year; and travel outside of the assigned inspection region.
Additional Comments This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19
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. Telecommuting is currently allowed through June 2024, including a maximum of five telecommuting days per the 10 day pay period if approved. There is an expectation that the selected candidate will be at the Albany office the remainder of time when not conducting on-site surveys”
"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 email@example.com, with Reference NMH/CLC/45168 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/CLC/45168, 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 April 21, 2023