UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIST LEAD
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8401 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
Lead Clinical Technologists; evaluate the performance of fellows, residents and students; develop and evaluate methodologies and procedures.
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others. Lead the professional technical work performed by Clinical Technologists in a section or division of a clinical laboratory and coordinate development and evaluation of new laboratory tests and procedures.
Evaluate and document the performance of post-doctoral fellows, residents, medical students, and medical technology students during training;
Review and evaluate test results; consult with physicians concerning critical or abnormal findings;
Assure quality control standards are met and documented; troubleshoot methods and instrumentation;
Develop and evaluate new methodologies; write, review and revise technical procedures;
Consult with Clinical Laboratory Supervisor and faculty director in matters relating to purchasing, budgeting and cost analysis; inform faculty of unusual technical problems and help establish laboratory policies;
Coordinate efforts with the Laboratory Safety Officer in ensuring a safe working environment;
Perform duties of Clinical Technologist II;
May provide input to the supervisor in the interviewing, hiring and evaluation of new employees; may counsel section or division staff and recommend disciplinary action to the supervisor when necessary;
May develop and implement diagnostic algorithms for specimen analysis;
Perform related duties as required.
A Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology with a curriculum accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association AND three years of professional experience including one year as a Clinical Technologist II or equivalent AND Certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent, or certification with a special organization field appropriate to the laboratory division
Revise Class and Title: 12-14-73
Revise Class and Title: 4-18-88
Revise MQ: 5-14-04