MLS SUPERVISOR, EVENING SHIFT

  • Memorial Health
  • Decatur, IL, USA
  • Oct 12, 2021
Assistant/Support

Job Description

Manages a section of the clinical laboratory. REQUIRED SKILLS Serves as specialist and resource person for section. Prepares reports; completes assignments; resolves technical and administrative problems. Plans functions of assigned area; sets priorities; recommends and justifies equipment and procedures; complies with accrediting agencies. Maintains optimal, cost-effective delivery of section services with recommendations for capital budget. Analyzes cost of procedures. Maintains minimal inventory of supplies; evaluates and recommends quality, low-cost supplies. Improves the department’s performance by utilizing Quality Control programs and participating in Quality Assurance programs. Allows minimal downtime. Provides excellent documentation. Ensures accuracy, validity, and confidentiality of results (i.e., sample/reagent/equipment/procedural/personnel/quality control). Takes or recommends corrective action as necessary. Supervises personnel in section; ensures that productivity level and turn-around times are within acceptable limits. Maintains current educational material for training of both technical personnel and couriers. Develops, maintains, and evaluates standards of performance. Schedules daily activities. Maintains effective working relationships at all levels. Ensures continuing education and professional development for self and others. Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Qualifications   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Job duties require rigid clerical accuracy in the identification and reporting of numbers, names and results.  Education and/or Other Requirements Sales and marketing experience preferred. Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology and Microbiology Sections: One of the following active certifications is required: American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS); National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) Certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS); American Medical Technologists (AMT) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT); American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT); Department of Health Services (HHS, formerly HEW) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT); or Meet grandfather requirements under (Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments) CLIA ’88. Histology Section: One of the following active certifications is required: American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board Certification as a Histotechnician (HT) or American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board Certification as a Histotechnologist (HTL). Reference Section: Valid Illinois driver’s license. One of the following active certifications is required: American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS); National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) Certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS); American Medical Technologists (AMT) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT); American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT); Department of Health Services (HHS, formerly HEW) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT); or Meet grandfather requirements under (Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments) CLIA ’88. Environmental Factors Frequent to continuous exposure to unpleasant/irritating substances.  Exposure to hazardous and/or potentially injurious elements or conditions is considerable. Physical Demands The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to work any shift and/or weekend. Moderate physical exertion, including frequent (30 to 70%) walking, standing, bending and reaching and frequent lifting of average loads (6 to 25 pounds). Mental Demands Must have absolute integrity in the accurate performance and reporting of results.  Must exercise discretion, good independent judgment, and reasoning ability.  Must be able to work under stress caused by turn-around times.  Must use judgment in planning work, assessing results, solving problems, taking or recommending action. Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.

Employment Type (feed only)

Full-Time