Title: Section 19.2 - Clinical laboratory or blood bank; qualifications of laboratory director

Effective Date

03/11/1992

19.2 Clinical laboratory or blood bank; qualifications of laboratory director. The director of a clinical laboratory or blood bank must possess training and/or experience, obtained within the previous six years, in generally accepted and currently used methods and techniques in one or more categories listed in section 19.3(d) of this Part, and must meet one of the following requirements:

(a) be a physician who is currently certified by the American Board of Pathology in:

(1) clinical pathology; or

(2) anatomic pathology; or

(3) an area of special competence relevant to the certificate of qualification sought; or

(b) be a dentist who is currently certified by the American Board of Oral Pathology; or

(c) be a physician or hold an earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution with a relevant chemical, physical or biological science major, and:

(1) is currently certified by:

(i) the American Board of Medical Microbiology; or

(ii) the American Board of Clinical Chemistry in clinical chemistry; or

(iii) the American Board of Clinical Chemistry in toxicological chemistry; or

(iv) the American Board of Forensic Toxicology; or

(v) the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology; or

(vi) the American Board of Internal Medicine in hematology; or

(2) subsequent to receiving a doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathy or earned doctoral degree has had, and has documented to the department, four years of training and/or experience in an acceptable laboratory, including two or more years of training and/or experience in methods and techniques currently in use in the certificate category or categories sought and in general laboratory management, or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience as verified by the commissioner. (d) A transfusion facility director shall be a physician licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York.

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