Wadsworth Center (New Rochelle)
Minimum Qualifications Non Competitive: 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.
Preferred Qualifications: 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 This position is located in the New Rochelle area. This position requires extensive year- round field work and overnight travel within New York State, including areas not served by public transportation. At the time of appointment, and continuously thereafter, you may be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.
This position is filled under NYS Department of Civil Service Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement (HELP) Program. The Civil Service Commission approved certain positions to be filled under the HELP Program, which allows filling such positions non-competitively for a limited duration. Under this program, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications can be considered for appointment without examination.
We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...
For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference MPP/CLC/14309 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MPP/CLC/14309, 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 21, 2023.