The Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist manages the testing staff in the Automated Chemistry and Urinalysis technical sections of the UCDH Clinical Pathology Laboratory, following all Departmental and governing organizations polices and guidelines, and ensures effective and efficient operations of the section's testing performance. The Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist also oversees staff training and competency, investigates problems, makes operational decisions within the department and coordinates with other areas of the laboratory.REQUIRED --Possesses California State issued Clinical Laboratory Scientist license, (current and renewed every two years as required), preferred minimum of four (4) years of supervisory clinical laboratory science experience in Automated Chemistry in a large hospital laboratory setting.--Possesses technical knowledge of Chemistry and Urinalysis testing procedures and pre-analytical processes, policies and procedures as necessary for the supervision of this specialty laboratory section.--Knowledge of hospital and laboratory regulations and requirements (e.g. CDPH, CAP, TJC, AABB, FDA, NAACLS, FACT, OSHA) for testing and laboratory safety.PREFERRED--Technical knowledge and/or experience with Point of Care Testing (POCT)--Possesses effective written and oral communication skills.--Knowledge of safety policies and procedures, occupational hazards, and safety precautions, including Department and UCDHS Infection Control policies and procedures including Standard Precautions procedures.--Knowledge of Hospital and Laboratory Information System (LIS), EMR, hospital Incident Report System (e.g. RL Solutions), email, Internet, Microsoft Office and data management software.--Excellent interpersonal and team management skills to effectively collaborate with physicians, technologists, nursing and other staff.--Excellent problem solving skills and utilizes resources effectively for resolution.--Ability to timely manage staff with fairness and respect, and follow the Principles of Community.--Knowledge of employee progressive disciplinary steps, Collective Bargaining Agreements and human resources Leaves of Absence (i.e., FMLA, KinCare, Workers' Compensation, etc.).--Ability to work productively in a busy and complex environment, meet deadlines and to remain flexible within a variety of changing demands.--Ability to manage several projects or tasks simultaneously and to exercise appropriate judgment when setting priorities.--Knowledge of and applies the principles of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and Continuous Quality Improvement. --Ability to function and work effectively in a diverse work environment, and identify and work through conflict to a positive resolution.--Ability to maintain confidentiality, follow and adhere to HIPAA regulations.--Ability to manage allocated resources, including labor and supply resources recognizing the relative costs and benefits of potential actions.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.