This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by ensuring quality, timely provision of highly complex public health laboratory testing for the diagnosis and epidemiologic investigation of tuberculosis, other mycobacterial infections, and fungal and parasitic diseases of great public health The Research Scientist Supervisor II (RSS II) provides overall supervision, administrative support, and scientific research and developmental guidance for a multifaceted program tasked with the isolation, identification, epidemiologic typing, and susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and characterization of non-tuberculous mycobacteria, fungal pathogens and parasitic pathogens of public health importance. The RSS II may be delegated Technical Supervision over non-waived, high-complexity testing performed in the Section as defined by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA). The RSS II is responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant federal, state and local regulatory quality and safety standards governing the breadth of work conducted in the Section. The incumbent works closely with CDPH management, and internal and external public health partners at the federal, state and local levels; serving as a subject matter expert, providing independent scientific recommendations and consultation, leading project coordination and planning, and making recommendations pertaining to applicable scientific policies.
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