Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) Health Equity (HE) Compliance Trainer Specialist

Nov 16 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

State Laboratories Division

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu


Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) Health Equity (HE)
Compliance Trainer Specialist

$4,252 -$5,178 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment.  The primary purposes of this position are to provide software compliance training to community health centers, community groups, or other entities who will perform community-based Point of Care Testing (POCT) for underserved communities; implement that quality systems program and assessment of the POCT laboratories; and help testing entities navigate regulatory compliance issues including Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) and International Organization of Standardization (ISO) requirements.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:      Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, bacteriology, or biology.


EXPERIENCE:     Experience in compliance software training preferred. Experience implementing quality systems of laboratories preferred. Experience in performing laboratory tests may come from previous employment and/or college level courses which included a laboratory component. Experience in making in-person or live virtual presentations likewise may come from previous employment or from related experience in college courses.


LICENSE:  Valid Hawaii State driver’s license, class 3.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Mail cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

State Laboratories Division

2725 Waimano Home Road

Pearl City, HI  96782

Attn:  Edward P. Desmond, Ph.D.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position no. 124099.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Edward P. Desmond, Ph.D. at [email protected] or by Phone: (808) 453-6650 Monday – Friday, 8:15 am to 5:00 pm (HST).


This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.


Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position.


An Equal Opportunity Employer