End Date: 6/1/2022
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Position Type: Laboratory
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
Are you a Clinical Medical Laboratory professional seeking a new opportunity?
We are recruiting for a General Laboratory Supervisor to supervise the daily activities of the Cecil County Campus Laboratory to include Medical Laboratory Scientists and Specimen Processing Technicians. In this position, you will ensure the safe, accurate and timely performance of efficient laboratory testing.
When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as:
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors workflow and makes changes to ensure the delivery of quality laboratory services and to meet committed turnaround times for the Hematology, Urine and Coags section
Develops schedules and daily work assignments to ensure effective utilization of caregivers
Communicates pertinent laboratory information to laboratory caregivers
Evaluates caregivers in accordance with defined standards of performance
Implements and supervises appropriate safety precautions and addresses all safety-related issues. Ensures all safety-related training is completed.
Performs coaching and disciplinary actions
Holds regular staff meetings as advised by section manager
Reviews time and attendance to verify hours worked and submits for approval
Assists with resolution of any payroll-related problems
Reviews and validates abnormal laboratory test results, assessing plausibility of results through correlation of data with common physiological conditions
Investigates all Report2Learn, Patient and Physician complaints
Assists in updating and writing procedures. Researches new procedures under Section Manager, Section Chiefs, Technical Specialists and Clinical Biochemist
Reviews quality control data and consults with respective technical specialists, clinical biochemist, section chiefs and QC coordinators on any unacceptable trends
Maintains and monitors a comprehensive quality control program for reagents and equipment
Assures that QC is documented accurately, and corrective actions are appropriate
Implements, and monitors an appropriate system for specimen identification, retention and retrieval
Assists section manager in the interview process of employment candidates
Supports clinical instructors, phlebotomy and technical specialists, providing orientation of new personnel
Coordinates scheduling changes and facilitates the effective completion of orientation and training
Assists in ordering supplies
Ability to perform all requirements of MLS I and IIs and maintains technical proficiency of test systems
Education and experience requirements:
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
“Both as a patient and a caregiver, I have witnessed our core values of love and excellence firsthand.”
“I am so proud to be a part of ChristianaCare due to its emphasis on our core values of Love and Excellence.”
Director, Employee Health
“What started out as a temporary assignment has taken me on a career journey as a Medical Assistant to my current role as a Social Worker.”
“During our COVID-19 response I witnessed each of us coming together, not only as individual teams, but as an organization.”
Administrative Services Coordinator
“For me, ChristianaCare is a place of personal growth.”
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“I have been with ChristianaCare for 9 years. Through these 9 years, I have really been able to grow my career and apply my talents within the company.”
Manager, Practice Operations
“ChristianaCare is deeply committed to professional development. As we seek new knowledge and continuously improve through feedback, we support our case managers through the achievement of professional certification in case management.”
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Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?
At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.
Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.
We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.
ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.
At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.
Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.
Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!Why Delaware? Why Maryland?