General Medical Laboratory Supervisor

Job Requisition #: JR63619

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare is ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation and has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

ChristianaCare is recruiting a General Laboratory Supervisor to supervise Medical Laboratory Scientists and clerical staff and to ensure the safe, accurate, and timely performance of cost-effective laboratory testing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Laboratory Section Manager in the supervision of the activities of daytime MLS I and II staff, and day, evening and morning clerical staff. Leads section in the absence of section manager.
  • Create schedule and daily work assignments and ensure appropriate coverage of all activities. In conjunction with Wilmington supervisor and evening shift supervisor, ensure coverage at both the Newark and Wilmington locations during all hours.
  • Monitor technical work flow in core lab daily, and collaborate throughout the day with Technical Specialists, MLS II staff, and Section Manager to prioritize and make appropriate adjustments to ensure effective utilization of personnel.
  • Communicate pertinent laboratory information to staff.
  • Coach, council, and provide positive discipline to employees in accordance with CCHS and departmental performance guidelines. Support staff in the understanding of how their duties fit within the context of high quality results, organizational learning and improvement, and how their choices impact safety from all perspectives.
  • Collaborate with Technical Specialists and department leaders to schedule regular staff meetings and determine agendas.
  • Implement and monitor appropriate safety precautions and address all safety-related issues. Ensure all safety-related training is completed.
  • Develop technical and non-technical quality improvement indicators, collection of data, and interpretation of results and trending of statistics. Write or modify and update existing non-technical guidelines and procedures to make them applicable to the working environment. Ensure recording of statistics via computer system as necessary.
  • Support manager in completion of time sheets and resolution of any payroll-related problems
  • Assist in the investigation of variance reports
  • Implement and monitor an appropriate system for specimen identification, retention and retrieval
  • Participate in the interview process of employment candidates. Assist in providing coordination for the successful orientation, training and competency of new personnel. Provide orientation of new personnel, ensuring that the new employees are familiar with the department and section.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science or Master's degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science; or equivalent BS degree which requires completion of clinical rotations through an approved education program
  • At least three years medical technology experience
  • At least one year supervisory experience
  • ASCP certification required

ChristianaCare Offers

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

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.


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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