Specifications include, but are not limited to:
1.) Perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) Director Responsibilities as outlined in 42 CFR Ch. IV § 493.1445 CLINICAL LABORATORY IMPROVEMENT ACT (CLIA) DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
(a) The CLIA director, if qualified, may perform the duties of the technical supervisor, clinical consultant, general supervisor, and testing personnel, or delegate these responsibilities to personnel meeting the qualifications under Secs. 493.1447, 493.1453, 493.1459, and 493.1487, respectively.
(b) If the CLIA director reapportions performance of his or her responsibilities, he or she remains responsible for ensuring that all duties are properly performed.
(c) The CLIA director must be accessible to the laboratory to provide onsite, telephone or electronic consultation as needed.
(d) Each individual may direct no more than five laboratories.
(e) The CLIA director must--
(1) Ensure that testing systems developed and used for each of the tests performed in the laboratory provide quality laboratory services for all aspects of test performance, which includes the preanalytic, analytic, and postanalytic phases of testing;
(2) Ensure that the physical plant and environmental conditions of the laboratory are appropriate for the testing performed and provide a safe environment in which employees are protected from physical, chemical, and biological hazards;