This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3895
UW Job Family: 3A
SOC Code: 29-2011
Pay Grade: 21
Date: September 12, 2011
Manages the operations of a designated clinical laboratory. Performs biochemical, hematological, serologic, virologic and other laboratory tests and procedures to provide data for the use in diagnosis and treatment of patients in a medical facility.
Perform quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses on specimens such as blood, urine and tissue by following approved laboratory procedures; obtains specimens for testing; provides results to physicians and nurses.
Culture, isolate and identify pathogenic microorganisms and parasites.
Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.
Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
Maintain records of tests examination; plot or chart results according to approved procedures.
Provide training to medical students and residents in the principles, procedures and techniques of laboratory testing.
Develop and maintain quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of results.
Hire, train, schedule work assignments, and supervise support staff including medical technicians, phlebotomist and student workers.
Manage and direct the daily operations of a designated laboratory.
Order supplies; keep inventory; ensure supplies are not outdated.
Clinical laboratory environment; regularly exposed to noise, fumes, confined spaces, mechanical, chemical and biological hazards.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.