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Technical Specialist / Core Lab
  • Location: Reno , NV
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15490

Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with the largest locally owned not-for-profit healthcare network in Northern Nevada and we are looking for a Technical Specialist for the Core Lab.  Our client has more than 6,500 employees system-wide and is one of Northern Nevada's largest employers.  If you would love to work for a state of the art lab then please keep reading.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– CAP readiness – ensure readiness for accreditation and inspections. Ensure areas of responsibility meet accreditation requirements provided by JCAHO, CAP, OSHA and Medicare. Participate in CAP inspections. Perform duties as prescribed by CLIA88 and State of Nevada professional licensure. Coordinate and assign CAP proficiency testing.
– Monitor Laboratory Information System. Perform basic troubleshooting and be actively involved during LIS downtimes and system recovery. Manage connectivity of analytical instruments to the LIS
– Coordinate technical processes within discipline. Maintains individual clinical and technical competency
– Mentor staff while giving great feedback
– The Clinical Laboratory Technical Specialist III is accountable for maintaining operational quality, consistency of reporting, continuous monitoring of analytical systems and automation lines. The Clinical Laboratory Technical Specialist III will maintain organization of workload, insure completion of quality control procedures, proper specimen identification procedures, and determine proper equipment functionality
– Maintain and update current standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and Standard Work. Write new procedures as needed with approval of the medical director.
Provides supervision of the laboratory in the absence of formal leadership
–  Assist managers/supervisors in assessment of required skill mix to maintain 24/7 departmental coverage. Facilitates coverage for call-ins.
– Provide consultation on technical aspects of discipline. Strategic planning – coordinate selection of instrumentation and methodologies.


Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Appropriate education and credentials to obtain and maintain a General Supervisor License from the state of Nevada. Experience: Minimum three years of Clinical Laboratory Science experience is required in their specific area of over sight. Five years of experience preferred. License(s): A current State of Nevada Clinical Laboratory Technologist license as a General Supervisor is required within seven (7) months of hire.
Certification(s): National certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) or equivalent is required. ASCP Specialist Certification preferred.

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has more than 16 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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