Medical Laboratory Supervisor | Blood Bank

Job Requisition #: JR66493

End Date: 12/31/2023

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?

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.

We are recruiting for a Blood Bank Medical 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.

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
  • At least four years of clinical medical technology laboratory science experience in Blood Bank
  • At least one-year supervisory experience
  • Specialist in Blood Bank ASCP Certification preferred, eligibility required (BS with 3 years of BB testing experience in the past 6 years)
  • Knowledge of immunohematology principles and techniques

  • Knowledge of quality assurance principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of AABB, FDA, and CAP regulations.
  • Knowledge of NCCLS procedure requirements.

ChristianaCare Offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of 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.

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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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