UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST 2
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8403 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
Perform and or provide high level support for the performance of moderate to high complexity procedures within a section or major division of the clinical laboratory. Provide direction to laboratory staff and students; and/or exercise expertise in development/evaluation/performance of new or specialty procedures; and/or organize staff and student teaching programs; and/or perform administrative functions.
Senior-level class of the series.
Under general direction, perform two or more of the following:
1. Exercise independent decision making with designated authority providing advice and expertise to Medical Laboratory Scientist 1s and Medical Laboratory Scientist Trainees;
2. Assist Supervisor, Manager or Medical Laboratory Scientist Lead in coordinating educational programs for staff and students and provide feedback on performance;
3. Develop and/or evaluate new procedures; perform all defined specialty procedures requiring in-depth knowledge and expertise;
4. Spend twenty-five percent or more of time performing administrative duties for assigned unit.
Perform defined specialty procedures or provide specialty skills requiring in-depth knowledge and experience;
Organize and schedule in-service for staff; maintain records of staff training;
Act as resource to Medical Laboratory Scientist 1s and Medical Laboratory Scientist Trainees in quality control and troubleshooting of instruments and procedures;
Schedule orientation and training of new employees, post-doctoral fellows, residents, students, and other health care professionals; prepare teaching materials; submit written evaluation of students;
Prepare work schedules including coverage for vacations, evenings, weekends, and on-call of a laboratory shift, section, or division; responsible for timekeeping activities for payroll purposes;
Develop and evaluate new procedures and instruments;
Revise and submit updated clinical laboratory test procedures for approval;
Inventory laboratory reagents and consumable items; submit supply orders for approval;
Utilize statistical software;
Perform duties of Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 or equivalent experience;
Continuing education: keep ASCP or other certification up to date per guidelines of National Organization;
Perform related duties as required.
Accredited Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory OR equivalent education/experience
Current Medical Laboratory Scientist certification with the American Society for Clinical Pathology or equivalent certifying organization; or certification with specialty organization appropriate to the laboratory division
Two years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 or equivalent experience
New Class: 4-18-88
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise MQ: 5-14-04
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05
Revise Class: 1-1-14, including title change from Clinical Technologist 2 to Medical Laboratory Scientist 2