Responsible for overseeing a clinical section of the laboratory. Will organize all work and review all results reported for that designated area. Will maintain and review all Quality control records, proficiency testing programs, policies and instrument maintenance records. Responsible for maintaining an adequate but not oversupply, of inventory of reagents and supplies. Responsible for the evaluation of new instrumentation and test methods. Responsible for the Performance Appraisals of the staff working in this section. Responsible for Performance Improvement studies for section. Responsible for the assisting with the budget and Goals and Objectives of the specific section of the laboratory. Performs all procedures in area of responsibility. Communicates critical values. Oversees training of new employees in the section of responsibility. May serve as overall lab Charge person at times.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited University or
Medical Technology program. Registry certification – MT(ASCP), (AMT),
(NCA) or equivalent
Supervisor skills to include organizational skills, budgeting, basic accounting, scheduling and time management.
Must have basic knowledge of medical terminology and ability to perform tasks in all areas of the microbiology
department. Must have working knowledge of computer data entry. Must have professional communication skills.
Special Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel recommended
Physical Requirements: Light-Medium Physical Agility Test (PAT) Rating
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Varies - Days
Full Time, Non-Exempt