Associate Laboratory Microbiologist, Bureau of Public Health Clinics
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
The sexual health unit of the BPHC (Bureau of Public Health Clinics) has the mission of improving the sexual heath of all New Yorkers. To achieve this, the Bureau provides direct clinic services to people seeking sexual health care, and services to sex partners; provides education and training to providers and community groups; and develops policies to improve sexual health and wellness. The BPHC operates 8 sexual health clinics and one telemedicine hotline throughout New York City (NYC).
- Daily oversight of the testing operation and personnel performing the testing.
- Performing high/moderate complexity testing procedures
- Assisting in development and implementation of new policies and procedures.
- Evaluate training and in-service of laboratory staff to assure continued proficiency
- Assisting in the development of staff and resources to maintain efficient operations.
- Reviewing and evaluating work and performance of subordinates and taking corrective actions as necessary.
- Ensuring staff adherence to the laboratory’s quality control program and reviewing results
- Reviewing the corrective action taken by technical staff when test systems deviate from expected norms.
- Performing and documenting staff competency reviews.
- Assist in performing annual staff evaluations.
- Assisting in maintenance, ordering and inventory control of supplies and testing equipment.
- Knowledge of and adherence to Quality Management Systems policies and procedures.
- Assisting in the development of new protocols and procedures for more efficient laboratory workflow.
- Signing-off on required documentation.
- Assisting senior supervisor with other appropriate tasks, as needed.
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in medical technology or in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences, and one year of laboratory experience at the technologist level in the appropriate laboratory specialty or specialties; or
- Ninety college credits from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by either (a) or (b) below, and one year of laboratory experience at the technologist level in the appropriate laboratory specialty or specialties.
(a) For those whose training was completed prior to September 15, 1963: a total of at least 24 credits in chemistry and biology courses combined, including at least nine credits in chemistry, of which six credits must be in inorganic chemistry; and including at least 12 credits in biology courses
pertinent to the medical sciences.
(b) For those whose training was completed after September 15, 1963: 16 credits in chemistry courses acceptable towards a major in chemistry, including at least six credits in inorganic chemistry; and 16 credits in biology courses acceptable towards a major in biology; and three credits in mathematics.
Salary: $42.26 – $45.28 (Hourly)