General Laboratory Supervisor

Job Requisition #: JR60355

End Date: 6/1/2022

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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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:

  • Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science; or equivalent BS degree which requires completion of clinical rotations through an approved education program
  • ASCP certification preferred
  • At least four years of clinical medical technology laboratory science experience in hematology including special hematology tests and analyses
  • At least one-year supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of clinical laboratory and infection control techniques and procedures
  • Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy
  • Skill in the use of automated laboratory equipment

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.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

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.

Our Values

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.

Benefits

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.

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