Serves as the supervisor for the Chemistry Section of the Nebraska Public Service Laboratory (NPSL) and the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPSL) to include setting work schedules, staff training, assay development, and trouble-shooting on-going testing. Assists the lab manager and directors in the planning and implementation of laboratory operations related to biochemical and chemical testing; in staff scheduling and test performance; and in the assessment of laboratory needs and staffing. Manages quality assurance, including forensic laboratory accreditation processes and duties including performance testing program, assessment of personal competency, chain of custody, security and electronic laboratory reporting.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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