Clinical Suppt Tech 4, CoreLab

Rochester, NY


Position Summary:

The Laboratory Senior Technician, under the direction of the Operations Coordinator and Supervisors, oversees and coordinates the flow of specimens throughout the laboratory. Provides technical supervision of section and accountable for the professional conduct and technical performance of personnel within area.

Job Duties:

  1. Holds staff accountable for the accurate and timely completion of assigned activities (20%)

  2. Monitors employees’ performance and department TAT’s. Investigates and reports suggestions for corrective action to operations coordinator and supervisors. (20%)

  3. Performs troubleshooting as needed; to include missing samples and follow up on problems (20%)

  4. Participates in QA initiatives. Collects shift data required for QA monitors (10%)

  5. Ensures that staff follow laboratory policies and procedures, including safety and security (5%)

  6. Completes action logs, preventative maintenance logs and pending lists daily (10%)

  7. Continuously assesses work processes and makes suggestions to supervisor for improved work methods and ways to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and solve operational problems (2%)

  8. Assumes responsibility for defining priorities during extraordinary situations (i.e. sick calls, safety and security incidents, emergency-“disaster” situations). (2%)

  9. Works with supervisory team and laboratory staff to plan for and accomplish departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Promotes and supports a positive team environment within the department. (5%)

  10. Participates in evaluating employees. Discusses and documents promptly any personnel issues with the appropriate supervisor. (2%)

  11. Communicates policies and procedures and monitors compliance (2%)

  12. Participates in regularly scheduled meetings with operations coordinator and supervisors (2%)

Functional Requirements:

  1. Ability to identify and resolve problems

  2. Ability to pay attention to detail and handle frequent interruptions

  3. Works well in a team environment

  4. Functions effectively in a rapidly changing environment

General Requirements:

  1. Effective interpersonal skills, and maintains a friendly and courteous professional manner at all times.

  2. Excellent Communication, word processing and computer skills are essential.

  3. Is able to prioritize and maintain focus while performing multiple tasks.

  4. Punctuality and a good attendance record.

  5. Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.

  6. Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

  7. Professional discretion with confidential patient results.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Associate's degree and 1 year of laboratory experience required or

  • 2 years of college with a focus in Laboratory Science and technical training closely related to this position required

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Excellent communication, word processing and computer skills required

  • Excellent customer service skills required

  • Ability to maintain professional discretion with confidential patient results required

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems, pay attention to details, and handle frequent interruptions preferred

  • Ability to function well in a rapidly changing environment preferred

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 20.57 - $ 27.78 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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