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This is supervisory, administrative, and technical analytical work in performing standardized or highly specialized tests and examinations in a clinical laboratory or highly specialized and independent technical tasks.

Work involves supervising a group of technologists and technicians in the performance of a variety of standard serological, biochemical, histological, and hematological laboratory examinations and tests and specialized tests and re-tests where abnormal or atypical results were obtained. Employees of this class may perform more advanced and specialized laboratory and instructional work requiring the application of more varied and complex procedures or be responsible for accuracy of results and administrative control of technical standards in the unit supervised. Work is performed independently within established methods and procedures. Work is reviewed through review of reports and discussion of problems arising in the work.


Serves as chief technician for the blood bank, hematology, and histology laboratory; supervises and participates in the performance of all standard clinical laboratory tests and procedures; provides clerical, supply, and administrative support required in laboratory administration.

Arranges schedules for subordinate technicians; assists in revision of methodology; supervises the maintenance of laboratory records and reports.

Participates in the selection and training of personnel; orders supplies.

Supervises and participates in obtaining samples and making chemical analyses of blood to determine the quantitative presence of non-protein nitrogen, creatinine, blood sugars, total protein, blood calcium, and other chemical components and testing of urine for color, specific gravity, albumin and sugar; making other special tests as required such as bile tests, special protein analyses, glucose tolerance, kidney function tests and related analytical procedures.

Performs related work as required.


Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in biology, chemistry, or medical technology; and considerable experience as a medical technologist in the clinical laboratory of a hospital including experience in the area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Candidates for this position must possess, at the time of appointment, registration as a Medical Technologist or Histologic Technician, American Society for Clinical Pathologist.

Extensive knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology.

Considerable knowledge of the principles of chemistry, biology, histology, and bacteriology as related to medical technology.

Some knowledge of recent development, current literature, and sources of information in medical technology appropriate to the field of specialization.

Ability to supervise subordinate technologists and instruct students in the performance of medical laboratory examinations and tests.

Ability to perform assigned tasks according to exactly prescribed procedures and to make accurate observations and records of tests results.

Ability to supervise the preparation of reports and the maintenance of records.

Skill in the use of medical laboratory equipment in the performance of required tests and examinations and skill in demonstrating the use of medical laboratory equipment.



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