Division of Laboratory Quality Certification (DLQC)
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 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 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.
Additional Comments This position is located in the Albany area. *Provisional, competitive, full-time appointment. IMPORTANT: 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.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LK/CLC/14417, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to Resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code LK/CLC/14417, included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until January 30, 2022