Beaumont Health System Clinical Chemist in Royal Oak, Michigan
divGENERAL SUMMARY: The position will provide technical expertise in matters relating to the acquisition, operation, institution and quality control of instruments and methods used in the performance of routine, stat and specialty testing in Clinical Chemistry. Clinical Chemistry at Beaumont encompasses chemistry, immunology, toxicology/therapeutic drug monitoring and urinalysis testing. Responsibilities are shared with other clinical chemists and pathologists.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:1. Selects, evaluates and institutes the use of new methods and equipment. Includes determining alternatives, review and interpretation of data, cost analysis, establishing reference ranges.2. Investigates and resolves problems with equipment, test procedures, systems of operation within the laboratory.3. Provides support for interpreting test results and information on testing available in the section.4. Establishes and monitors quality control procedures and quality assurance practices and participates in training and competency assessment.5. Participates in the development of long-range plans, performance objectives and standards for the section, including policies and protocols for complying with regulatory and certification requirements of CLIA'88, CAP and Joint Commission.6. Participates in training programs for Clinical Pathology residents, fellows, medical technologists and medical laboratory technicians and in continuing education programs for departmental personnel and medical staff.7. Supports the integrated strategies for undergraduate, graduate, continuing medical education, and research based on the priorities and standards endorsed by the Chief Academic Officer and the Dean of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.emThis document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described./emSTANDARD QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.A. uEducation / Training/u: Doctorate degree in clinical chemistry, biochemistry, or chemistry.B. uWork Experience/u: u/uC. uCertification, Licensure, Registration/u: Certification in one or more of the following is preferred: ABCC (American Board of Clinical Chemistry), ABT (American Board of Toxicology) or ABFT (American Board of Forensic toxicology). u/uD. uOther Qualifications/u: Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.div/div/divBeaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.