With powerful technologies at your fingertips, you’ll be the foundation for delivering accurate diagnoses as you ensure an unparalleled patient experience.
Technical Division Specialist – Molecular
In this role, you will formulate, implement, and direct programs, policies, and procedures which ensure quality and standardization of departmental technical services in all Northwest Region Laboratories. You will act as a region-wide technical advisor for laboratory personnel and Northwest Permanente Clinicians as well as coordinate vendor purchasing, negotiation, capital equipment acquisition functions, and direct the region-wide technical services of the specific departments. In addition, you will observe the principles of partnership and in collaboration with supervisors may perform administrative functions including recruitment, hiring, training, performance management, performance evaluation, and termination.
At least four years of experience under a qualified director
At least two years of supervisory/leadership experience or equivalent combination of experience in quality control review, purchasing, problem solving, and personnel management
A bachelor’s degree in medical technology or related science
A current Valid Driver’s License required at time of hire/transfer
A current ASCP certification required at time of hire/transfer
Completion of approved structured program in medical technology or equivalent knowledge
Thorough knowledge of routine departmental theory, equipment, and technique
Working knowledge of principles of quality control and quality assurance
Demonstrated customer-focused service skills
Demonstrated verbal and written command of the English language
Proven oral and written communication skills
Proven problem-solving skills
Adaptability and flexibility
The ability to understand and operate multiple types of department equipment
Preferred Qualifications Include:
At least six years of departmental experience under a qualified director
At least four years of recent departmental experience
At least two years of experience in supervisory or leadership role
Advance study and knowledge of principles of departmental theory and practice
Thorough knowledge of principles of quality control and quality assurance
Demonstrates customer-focused services skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational prioritization skills
Operational familiarity with wide range departmental analyzers and equipment
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 883283.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 8.6 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.