The Department of Pathology Chemistry Laboratory is seeing a qualified candidate for the position of Laboratory Supervisor The Laboratory Supervisor provides day-to day technical and administrative supervision of afternoon personnel performing testing and reporting test results in the chemical pathology laboratory and ED laboratories.
Maintain expertise in all areas under supervision to be able to adequately assess performance of staff and instrumentation and to provide assistance in event of short staffing situations.
Review Quality Control and instrument function reports to ensure that acceptable levels of analytical performance are maintained.
Ensure that all remedial actions are taken before and after patient results are reported whenever test systems deviate from established performance specifications.
Monitor sample processing to ensure accuracy and quality assurance goals are met.
Oversee orientation and training of all personnel performing laboratory testing.
Schedule employees to provide adequate and equitable staffing of all areas.
Develop competency assessment programs annually for each employee.
Develop performance objectives for each employee and conduct formal reviews at least annually.
Work in cooperation with other supervisors and directors to optimize workflow within the laboratory and continually improve operations.
Participate in planning and projecting changes in the laboratory.
Assist, as needed, with hiring of new staff and selection/development of new assays and instrumentation.
In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.
A baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology or in a chemical, physical, or biological science is required. Certification by an accrediting agency and four years of clinical lab experience are required.
The applicant must have:
The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively with other medical personnel in both verbal and written form.
The ability to independently organize and prioritize work and to meet deadlines.
The ability to exercise initiative in recognizing and solving problems.
The ability to work effectively with diverse personalities and to help each develop to their fullest potential.
Familiarity with University policies and procedures and with external regulatory requirements.
The ability to objectively evaluate new concepts in laboratory operation and organization.
Minimum of two years’ clinical lab experience in automated chemistry is preferred.
This full time, 40 hour postion will be on the evening shift and will include rotating weekend and holidays.
This position will require the employee to work with infectious disease and/or hazardous materials and will include exposure to noise from laboratory equipment.
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