Technical Specialist I

College of American Pathologists   •  

Northfield, IL

Industry: Misc. Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 343 days ago


The Technical Specialist I in the Laboratory Accreditation department is responsible for researching, developing, interpreting, and delivering accreditation program content to meet the participant needs, and to support the College’s laboratory improvement and educational objectives.  The Technical Specialist is responsible for communicating and consulting services for a broad constituency, internally and externally, and working independently, using comprehensive decision making skills and diverse policies and procedures requiring analytical and interpretive thinking, to manage and develop Laboratory Accreditation processes.


Candidates must have good decision making abilities, excellent listening, verbal, written, and organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and communicate and apply technical information to a diverse audience.  Computer proficiency is required.


A Bachelor’s degree is required.  5years of recent experience in a clinical laboratory, quality assurance, or regulatory health care environment, including supervisory experience is desirable.  Expertise in one or more specialty areas with a generalist background is preferred.  ASCP certification or equivalent is required.  Approximately 10% travel is required.


• Competitive salaries • Paid time off • Paid holidays • Comprehensive insurance coverage (including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, flexible spending, life, and short- and long-term disability) • Tuition reimbursement • Retirement plan • Wellness programs • Employee Assistance Program • Flexible hours • Pleasant, smoke-free environment