Laboratory Supervisor

Department:
Laboratory

Schedule/Status:
Varies; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:
40

General Description:
Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Administrative Director, is responsible for the technical and administrative supervision of the laboratory on second and third shifts. Must be capable of performing all laboratory procedures along with all approved quality control and equipment maintenance programs. Maintains budget control, cost containment, staff productivity, and employee staffing, training and evaluations. Rotates on-call responsibilities with the Administrative Director and Operations Manager, as scheduled. Must be prepared to act in the absence of the Administrative Director and Operations Manager, as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervises and directs the personnel in the Clinical Laboratory and PMC reference laboratory during second and third shift in order to achieve optimum workflow.
  • Performs tests in all sections of the Clinical Laboratory Department
  • Responsible for hiring, education, training, and annual evaluation of employees on second and third shift. Monitors time and attendance and section productivity. Must know and follow all departmental and hospital policies/procedures.
  • Directs Laboratory Safety Program within the State and Federal regulatory guidelines.
  • Facilitates inter and intradepartmental communications on second and third shifts. Troubleshoots problems as they arise.
  • Supervises the quality control and equipment maintenance programs of the department on second shift.
  • Provides all aspects of Diagnostic Laboratory Procedures based on established standards. Demonstrates competency in all procedures within the scope of practice as appropriate to the ages of the patients served. Has the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs and has a knowledge of age specific reference ranges. The employee will demonstrate competence by performing and resulting laboratory tests using the appropriate age specific procedures for the following age groups:
    Infant
    Pediatric
    Adolescent
    Adult
    Geriatric
  • Attends required inservices and meetings both intra/interdepartmental. Interacts regularly with medical and professional personnel.
  • Establishes ordering protocols, maintains budget control, and cost containment efforts. Justifies FTEs for second and third shifts, where indicated.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertains to the work area.
  • Responsible for the management and control of the hazardous waste room. (See attached Hazardous Waste Room Protocol.)
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree required

Work Experience:
  • Maximum of 3 years experience

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • State of Florida Supervisor license in all laboratory areas


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