UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8332  (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead Clinical Laboratory Technicians and assigned staff.  Perform at a technical level, various routine laboratory tests, and/or other laboratory processing and set up work which supports the operation of a clinical laboratory.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others.  Perform the work of Clinical Laboratory Technicians and may contribute to the development and evaluation of new laboratory processes and procedures.

TYPICAL WORK

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of assigned staff; provide input to the supervisor and/or manager on employee performance;

May participate in the interview process for new staff; participate in new employee orientation and training;

Assist with solving daily issues, such as equipment problems and staff assignments;

May Perform quality control tests; adjust and perform minor maintenance on equipment; review and report the daily operational status of equipment, initiate repair service calls, and document malfunctions;

Assist with inventory and order supplies;

Perform the work of a Clinical Laboratory Technician I and II;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

An Associate Degree from a Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program including courses in chemistry and biology and one year of Clinical Laboratory Technician experience.

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 03-01-09