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.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of state and federal tissue banking regulations. Ability to apply knowledge from tissue bank settings to regulatory enforcement and compliance activities. Experience with quality assurance and auditing of regulated entities, cGMP or cGTP. Two additional years’ relevant experience. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Duties Description Clinical Laboratory Consultants (CLCs) inspect facilities performing tissue banking activities within New York State and outside the State. CLCs are responsible for conducting on-site evaluations of staff qualifications and procedures, including the evaluation of facility standard operating procedure and review of records; record keeping; documenting findings in descriptive narratives and evaluation reports, and performing follow-up activities; investigating complaints and incidents; as well as general program administration.
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. Telecommuting is currently allowed through June 2023, including a maximum of five telecommuting days per the 10 day pay period. There is an expectation that the selected candidate will be at the Albany office the remainder of time when not conducting on-site surveys
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 email@example.com, with Reference NMH/CLC/11588 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/CLC/11588, 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 the position is filled.