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Posted 9-7-2018
 

Quest Diagnostics/med fusion

Science Director, Microbiology

Reports to: VP/Medical Director

Location: Lewisville, TX

 

Please direct inquiries to:

Brian Kazan, Senior Executive Search Consultant

Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

Brian.X.Kazan@QuestDiagnostics.com

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

 

DEPARTMENT: Microbiology/Infectious Disease (To include traditional Microbiology sections - Virology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, and Bacteriology   

     

JOB FUNCTION/PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Provide PhD level technical support to Supervisors and Managers responsible for Microbiology  testing program and related departments.
  • Coordinate, compile, analyze and present all technical verifications and assay/ instrument validations for sections related to infectious disease.
  • Work in tandem with section Supervisors, monitor and ensure compliance with Regulatory agencies (CAP, HRS, OSHA, and CLIA) and Quest policy, practice, and procedures.
  • Participate in in-house Continuing Education Program and take indirect responsibility for continuing education of technical employees in Microbiology department. 
  • Serve as a consultative resource with employees on Quality Control/ Quality Assurance matters.
  • Provide statistical analysis/ evaluation of laboratory data including: Quality control, patient median, instrument maintenance practices, proficiency results, patient distributions for internal use and Quality Assurance.
  • Research & Prepare technical literature for client use, following trademark requirements, as related to infectious disease.
  • Possess a demonstrated ability to effectively utilize both Quest and external peer contacts to network and improve quality of service.
  • Provide daily customized microbiological reports for specific hospital services.
  • Develop quality monitors for technical aspect of patient testing to ensure accurate, appropriate, and timely results and to identify technical difficulties.
  • Provide technical assistance to hospital infection control/epidemiology in investigating potential infectious disease issues.
  • Provide expert guidance on technical matters related to department’s testing service, working closely with Medical Director to provide consultation to clients and assure appropriate testing is utilized. 

 

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold an earned PhD in Microbiology (or related subject area) from an accredited institution.
  • External candidates must possess or qualify for a NYS Director Certificate of Qualification (COQ) and have two years of supervising or directing high complexity clinical testing.
  • D(ABMM) certification or eligibility.
  • Must have 3-6 years related experience, preferably in a regulated environment supporting high complexity testing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentations.
  • Good working knowledge concerning laboratory medicine in general and areas of specialty.
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access); commercially available statistical software
  • Extensive knowledge of phenotypic characteristics of common and less common microbial groups encountered in clinical specimens.

 

   
   
 
Posted August 28, 2018
 

Training in the UCLA Immunogenetics Center

is available at UCLA under the supervision of

Dr. Jennifer Q Zhang and Dr. Elaine F. Reed.

 

Pre-requisites

The director trainee must have earned MD or a PhD in Immunology, genetics on in related biological science from an accredited institution. In addition to the education requirements, the applicant must have at least 2 years full-time post-doctoral laboratory training or experience in Immunology, Histocompatibility, or Immunogenetics, or a residency in clinical and/or anatomic pathology or other related medical specialty or have at least 2 years full-time post-doctoral training in directing or supervising high complexity testing in human Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics in an ASHI-accredited or approved laboratory. Reference letters documenting the level of clinical involvement are required.

If the applicant has relevant pre-doctoral experience supervising high complexity testing in human Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics in an ASHI accredited or approved laboratory, this may be credited at a rate of 0.5 years of post-doctoral training per each year of appropriate pre-doctoral experience up to a total of 2 of 4 years of post-doctoral experience. Reference letters documenting the level of clinical involvement are required.

The UCLA Immunogenetics Center Director Trainee Program

The UCLA Immunogenetics Center Director Trainee Program is an American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) accredited HLA laboratory director program. This fellowship provides two years of formal training for one candidate funded by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. During this time, the fellow will work under the direct guidance of four ASHI qualified directors and experienced laboratory staff at the UCLA Immunogenetics Center. The Fellow will gain `hands on’ experience and perform clinical case reviews. The fellow will further conduct research within Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics in collaboration with the directors, research scientists, and laboratory personnel. Completion of this post-doctoral training program will provide the trainee with two years education and experience in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a qualified histocompatibility director under CLIA/CMS, UNOS and ASHI standards.

The Application Process

Applications are accepted from August 1 through December 31 of the year PRIOR to training. We are currently accepting applications for 2015.

Selection of candidates to invite for interviews will be made by the Director and the Training Director.

Candidate interviews will be arranged during the months of January to March. Selection of the new fellow will be decided by the end of March. Selected candidates will be notified in April.

 

To Be Considered For an Interview

Please apply to the following link:

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03759

You must have a completed application on file that is composed of the items listed below:

1)         Letter of intent summarizing your education, training and experience that are relevant to this training program

2)         The candidate’s CV

3)         Names and contact information for at least three references

Information For All Foreign Graduates

Please note we cannot support Research visas in the clinical laboratory specialties

 

Colin Shinn, M.A.

Sr. Admin Analyst, UCLA Immunogenetics Center

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

1000 Veteran Ave, 1-336

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Phone: 310-794-4448

cshinn@mednet.ucla.edu

   
 
Posted August 3, 2018
 

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Immunology Laboratory Director

The University of Utah, Department of Pathology, is seeking a Laboratory Director in Immunology to work at ARUP Laboratories, an enterprise of the University of Utah. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with rank and track based on academic experience.

ARUP is a full service, high complexity reference laboratory with clients from more than half of the nation’s university teaching and children’s hospitals, major commercial laboratories, military and government facilities, and many community hospitals. As such, the laboratory sees a broad range of specimen types and indications and offers a range of testing options from traditional techniques to esoteric testing.

Responsibilities include interpretation of laboratory results, consultation with physicians, resident and fellow education, and quality control and quality assurance, and supporting the academic and test development projects with the laboratory and Department of Pathology.

Applicants should hold either a PhD degree with board certification by the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI) or an MD degree with board certification in clinical pathology.  Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in Immunology laboratory testing.

Applicants should submit electronically to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/80154, a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter and the names and addresses of three references.

For more information, please contact Patricia R. Slev, PhD, Section Chief, Immunology Division at ARUP Laboratories (patricia.slev@aruplab.com)

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

 

   
 
Posted 7/24/2018
 

                                                  

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Academic Clinician Track, Immunogenetics Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

 

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Istopcompatibility, Immunogenetics and Transplant Immunology to support the transplant programs and the other clinical programs supported by the Immunogenetics Laboratory of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Expertise in serological, cellular and molecular testing is required. Responsibilities include clinical test analysis and sign-out, quality control, innovation and test development, interactions with clinical colleagues and teaching of residents and medical and graduate students. Promotion in the Academic-Clinicians (A-C) track at The University of Pennsylvania is dependent upon a record of excellence in teaching and clinical activities. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. Candidates must hold American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (or eligible).

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position online at: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g330/d5063