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Laboratory Supervisor

Category:

Laboratory

Description:

The Assistant Directory of Laboratory assists the Director with the day-to-day operations of the department which includes managing personnel, developing, and monitoring quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing programs; developing and evaluating laboratory methodologies, protocols, and techniques; overseeing care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies and inventory.

Essential Job Functions:

Supports Director in personnel activities that may include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance. Is responsible for their employee’s output and conduct.

Understands laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes with correction of disease states and test results. Independently performs specimen processing and testing to include moderate and high complexity testing. Satisfactorily completes competency checklist for this position. May administer quality control and calibration of instrumentation when applicable.

Assures compliance with accrediting agencies; understands and applies CQI principles; anticipates needs and develops, implements, and evaluates quality assurance programs, provides corrective action and documentation.

Develops and evaluates laboratory methodologies, procedures, and techniques. In the area of clinical specialty.

Acts as a resource to customers, both within the department and outside the department, on testing methods and procedures, and laboratory operations, safety, and training. Functions as laboratory liaison and contact person in the absence of other management personnel.

Oversees ordering, care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies, and inventories.

Other duties as assigned.

Education:

Associate Degree in chemical, physical, or biological science or Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution.

OR

Bachelor Degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology from an accredited institution.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A minimum of ONE of the following certifications is required: Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT), American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP). or American Medical Technologist (AMT) certification required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medina Healthcare System is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. This job description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Closing:

Open until filled

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