Clinic.lab Scientist Supv - lab
Company: North Oaks Health System
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Status: Full Time
Shift: Monday - Friday 6:30AM - 3PM
Supervise assigned laboratory section(s) through managing,
planning, servicing, organizing and controlling pre-analytical,
analytical, and post-analytical workflow. Assist the Clinical
Manager in coordinating the administrative, fiscal, and technical
activities to assure the efficient operation of the clinical
Primarily functions as a chemistry supervisor.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician
actively pursuing B.S. CLS degree; with a minimum of 4 years of
laboratory experience and at least one of those years in the
discipline specific to the laboratory section under supervision.
Prefer an individual with previous supervisory experience. CLS/ MLT
must earn 12 contact hours (1.2 CEU) of continuing education per
year for licensure with the Clinical Laboratory Personnel
PHYSICAL EFFORT REQUIRED:
Work as an integral part of the laboratory leadership team under
the supervision of the Clinical Manager as it pertains to the
needs, problems, suggestions and activities of the Laboratory.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Meet organizational and departmental objectives by maintaining
high standards of quality, efficiency, safety, and value.
- Project a professional image through excellent interpersonal
skills and courteous communication with colleagues, other (medical)
personnel, patients, and family.
- Perform technical duties as described in Staff Clinical
Laboratory Scientist I/II job description.
- Maintain appropriate working knowledge of hospital/department
computer software and other digital systems, including computer
- Attend and participate in meetings (administrative,
departmental, in-service, etc.) as necessary. Represent the
department at conferences and working committees as directed. Meet
with nursing and other hospital staff as needed.
6.Maintain professional growth and development through
literature, seminars, conferences and professional
7.Assist in all aspects of emergency response.May be required to
work other shifts, weekends and holidays as assigned.
8.Perform other duties as required or requested by the Director
Administration / management / leadership
- Supervise lab operations by developing and maintaining assigned
section objectives and services, and assisting with operating and
capital budgets and/or related processes.
- Inform Clinical Manager, Director or designee of problems,
activities, needed equipment, materials and personnel. Act as
liaison between staff and department management team, hospital
administration and medical staff as needed to promote efficient
operations. Distribute all pertinent information to staff as
received from laboratory management and other hospital
- Coordinate meetings as directed. Provide and delegate follow up
as necessary. Create item agendas and action plans to promote
optimal operations of the department. Develop relationships with
community agencies, groups, professional affiliations, etc., as
- Pro-actively manage policies and procedures of assigned
laboratory section(s); coordinate with medical staff on issues
which impact laboratory services.
- Calculate, record, and coordinate data and all Laboratory
functions necessary to maintain and improve overall continuity and
efficiency among all Laboratory personnel.
- Provide counsel and recommendations in the performance and
interpretation of Laboratory testing pertaining to assigned
Inventory and equipment lifecycle
- Maintain department facilities and equipment in a condition to
promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of patients and
staff. Assist in evaluation and justification of equipment and
supply needs and purchases, documentation of maintenance schedules,
planning for use of space, purchasing new equipment and outside
services and implementation of repairs. Approve requisitions for
purchase of equipment and supplies within specified guidelines.
Coordinate activities of vendors.
16.Ensure efficient utilization of resources. Monitor, analyze
and justify expense and revenue within assigned department(s);
including but not limited to monitoring and maintaining adequate
17.Research and stay aware of new instruments and equipment
within the Laboratory Science field, to identify and support
opportunities for technology improvement and innovation.
- Assist in recruiting and selection, training/orientation,
competency assessment, assignment, guidance and supervision of
staff, development of standards of performance and monitoring
productivity, and recommendations for personnel actions. Encourage
personal and professional development and assist in development and
implementation of performance standards. Arrange or conduct
in-service education for staff as needed.
- Plan, develop, coordinate, and oversee section-specific
training program for (new) personnel.
- Directly oversee and manage assigned staff. Direct and
supervise staff while maintaining clinical operations as required
in the absence of Laboratory Director and/or Clinical Manager.
Quality, safety, and regulatory
- Implement and maintain Performance Improvement and quality
control initiatives. Ensure all laboratory testing methodologies
meet the quality assurance parameters mandated by national
accrediting agencies and compliance standards.
- Study, refine and modify established techniques to produce
- Assure ongoing compliance with established policies,
procedures, professional standards, practices, and requirements of
accreditation and regulatory agencies; including but not limited to
Quality Assurance/Control, proficiency testing, and patient
- Ensures all departmental policies and procedures are followed
by performing audits as required or assigned.
- Investigate, monitor and process follow-up on
section/department related inquiries/complaints as required or
26.Follows North Oaks Health System's Compliance Programs and
Federal and State Regulatory guidelines.
27.Perform all duties in a safe manner, follow North Oaks Health
System's safety policies and procedures, follow the North Oak's
Health System Compliance Program, and Federal/ State Regulatory
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