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Chief Medical Technologist

Job Description

TITLE: Chief Medical Technologist

JOB CODE: 1606



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 11

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 38,892.00
midpoint 50,562.00
maximum 62,232.00

PURPOSE: To provide supervisory and technical services for overall operation, quality assurance, methodology and its processes in the clinical laboratory. Responsible for coordinating and scheduling personnel and workload, for ensuring compliance with all government and safety regulations and for accuracy of all data obtained and reported.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Administers personnel policies such as vacation, sick leave and performance evaluations for subordinate personnel. Coordinates workload for employees and resolves complex problems. Assures compliance with safety, quality control and other regulatory standards such as Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act >88. Evaluates new methodology and updates test procedures as needed. Develops protocols and procedures for quality assurance. Establishes criteria for bid procedures. Interviews and evaluates applicants for professional laboratory positions. Evaluates laboratory procedures based upon cost of supplies and equipment to determine the most cost effective operation. Assumes responsibility for overall budgeting control and projections. Participates in proficiency testing as required by current federal laws. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimum supervision from the Chief of Staff of the Student Health Center. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervision of Medical Technologists II and III.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in medical technology, biology or chemistry and graduation from an approved school of medical technology, plus M.T. (ASCP) certification.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years experience as a medical technologist. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work with standard clinical laboratory equipment. Extreme accuracy in making determinations. Usual laboratory exposure including blood borne pathogens and other infectious diseases. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.