Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager, the Laboratory Technical Supervisor (TS) is responsible for the day to day technical operations of the clinical laboratory. The TS plans, directs and supervises the training and technical activities of the Department Leads, Medical Technologists, (MT’s), Technicians, (MLT’s), Laboratory Assistants (LA’s) Phlebotomists and Clerks. The TS may also help the Lab Manager with additional administrative duties as needed. The TS works closely with the Laboratory Manager, Leads, Medical Director, Quality Assurance and other health care providers to establish standardized technology and practices and to meet the changing demands for clinical laboratory testing throughout the Skagit Regional Health (SRH) system.
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or medical technology or Clinical Laboratory Science from an accredited institution.
Experience/TrainingMinimum of four years clinical or hospital laboratory experience with emphasis on general laboratory sections and a minimum of one year in a lead, supervisory or management capacity is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with Beaker (EPIC) laboratory information systems, STAGO coagulation analyzers, Roche Cobas chemistry analyzers, Sysmex hematology analyzers, Clinitek Advantus urinalysis systems, SafeTrace transfusion services software, Biofire pcr, Vitek microbiology analyzers.
License/CertificationOne of the following certifications required: Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) ASCP, AMT or AAB certification Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
Other Qualifications• Working knowledge of specimen collection, preparation and test requirements and factors affecting specimen transport and test interpretation in responding to inquiries. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Working knowledge of laboratory information systems as well as Microsoft Windows ® and Microsoft Office ® programs. • Mathematical ability to calculate fractions, percentages and ratios, and apply practical algebra. • Working knowledge of DOH and other inspection processes and checklist.
Days - Variable