General Laboratory, Supervisor, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A 200-bed hospital in the growing city of Richland is looking for a general laboratory supervisor for the day shift. Located approximately three hours from the major cities in the region: Portland, OR, Seattle, WA, and Spokane, WA.

Richland is part of the Tri-Cities region, a growing metropolitan area in southeast Washington where 300 sun-filled days offer visitors a year round outdoor paradise. Enjoy bicycling, bowling, hunting, and soccer, as well as fishing, water-skiing and paddling on the Columbia, Snake, and Yakima rivers. Check out the area's ten beautiful golf courses or one of the more than 200 local wineries.

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for the management and administrative functions for the laboratory. Responsible for policy development and implementation, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. Supervision is exercised over laboratory supervisors, clinical staff and support staff.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Managing and authoring processes and procedures

  • Training and presenting technical information to staff

  • QA/QC of the departments

  • Fiscal and budgeting responsibilities

 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Evaluating laboratory operations consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department

  • Ensuring maintenance of medical laboratory equipment performance by developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair

  • Maintaining medical laboratory supplies inventory, determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies

  • Maintaining laboratory productivity, monitoring workload, identifying peak and slack periods

  • Participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing QC & QA programs

  • Maintaining medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees, counseling, reviewing/evaluating and disciplining employees as needed

  • Complying with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements

  • Contributing to benchwork as needed

 

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology

  • ASCP or equivalent certification

  • Five (5) years of experience

 

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.


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