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Take advantage of a career opportunity with CLSI today.

Are you in the clinical laboratory field and tired of the same job options? Are you interested in applying your education and experience to make a difference in the quality of health care?

CLSI is a dynamic, not-for-profit organization with a mission to improve the quality of health care testing through the development of standardized best practices. We are a group of committed individuals located in suburban Philadelphia; however, we have a broad impact and work with volunteers and colleagues around the world.

Current Job Openings

GLOBAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS CONTRACTOR

PROJECT BACKGROUND:

In order to fulfill its mission to develop clinical and laboratory best practices and promote their use worldwide, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has entered into a cooperative agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation in support of the Kazakhstan Laboratory Improvement Project initiatives to assist in the development and sustainability of clinical laboratory capacity.

Since September 2005, CLSI has made substantial strides in planning, implementing, and strengthening medical laboratory capacity in countries covered by a variety of government and private grants. CLSI’s role in laboratory capacity building in resource-limited countries includes using its world-class resources for the establishment of strong and sustainable medical laboratory quality management systems (QMS).

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This contract position requires that the contractor be able to provide technical assistance for training and implementing Quality Management Systems; as well as writing and editing of clinical laboratory training materials on behalf of CLSI. 

  • Writes and edits materials related to the implementation of CLSI QMS in pre- and postservice curricula in the medical laboratory science field
  • Writes and edits materials for trainers for workshops related to the implementation of QMS
  • Develops a framework for a national approach to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189 standards for independent and private laboratories in Kazakhstan
  • Develops guidelines for a QMS for clinical diagnostic laboratory services based on CLSI standards, guidelines, and training materials
  • Offers technical assistance on other activities assigned by CLSI

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Medical laboratory scientists, pathologists, individuals with a master of public health (MPH) degree, or other candidates with clinical laboratory experience or other related medical laboratory experience are strongly preferred.
  • Proven proofreading and copy-editing skills.
  • Ability to complete assignments that are error free and that meet specified deadlines.
  • A thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling is a must.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to set priorities; and ability to work accurately, efficiently, and independently.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail is required.
  • Strong knowledge of QMS monitoring activities, such as accreditation requirement preparation (eg, ISO and/or College of American Pathologists).
  • Experience in application of necessary documents pertaining to laboratory quality assurance, particularly ISO 15189:2012.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Interested applicants should forward curriculum vitae (CVs)/resumes by September 5, 2014 to:

Lilly N. Mukoka, MT(ASCP), MAdmin
International Program Manager, Global Health Partnerships
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
950 West Valley Road, Suite 2500
Wayne, PA 19087 USA
E: lmukoka@clsi.org
P: 484.588.5927
F: 610.688.0700
www.clsi.org


CLSI offers a competitive salary, excellent work environment, and excellent benefits. No phone calls please.

 

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