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The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego Health System plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes promotion and the expansion/development of a student health and well-being center, and the transformation of existing departments, under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services.
The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). SHS provides primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray to over 38,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. SHS staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistants, optometrists, medical assistants, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals.
Under general supervision, the Supervising Clinical Laboratory Technologist is assigned supervisory and technical responsibility for a small group of technologists performing a variety of standard and/or complex procedures for over 38,000 students who produce over 45,000 labs each academic year.
This position is responsible for orienting new employees, preparing work schedules and work assignments, conducting interviews and counseling, providing performance evaluations of direct reports, determining that work is properly completed and reported, monitoring the quality control of procedures in compliance with departmental policies, introducing new procedures or methodologies in-house.
The incumbent will write, review, and update policies and procedures; maintain quality improvement data and statistics; keeping superiors regularly inform of personnel performance or problems, scheduling problems, difficulties with procedures, equipment, supplies or other daily activities; develop and maintain appropriate inventory; train direct reports on procedural changes; policy changes and general information. Ensure that instrument preventive maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting are properly performed.
The incumbent will provide input to the Lab Director and the Director of Medical Services on laboratory operation. Will also instruct patients on proper collection of specimens, performs venipuncture, and prepares and processes specimens for lab testing. Will perform and evaluate laboratory tests in hematology, urinalysis, chemistry, serology and microbiology. Will also maintain contact with reference laboratory. Will follow guidelines to ensure continued State and CLIA Licensure for the lab. Finally, this person will use, maintain and upgrade laboratory information system as needed.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area.
Minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant experience.
Possession of current Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license issued by the California State Department of Health.
Proven skills associated with managing clinical laboratory and performing clinical functions.Solid knowledge of the principles and practices of management and supervision.
Requires solid knowledge of clinical laboratory operations and procedures and related lab information systems.
Requires knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of fiscal and HR-related policies and procedures.
Strong decision-making, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Must be able to establish priorities, timelines and delegate work assignments.
Solid written and verbal communication skills; ability to work in a collaborative manner.
Solid knowledge of laboratory quality assurance and quality control procedures.
Knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA requirements. Skill in maintaining confidentiality and patient privacy.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Must complete initial mandatory health requirements, and current clear TB test results and flu vaccination. In the absence of immunization records, titer test or blood test will be r
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