Microbiology Supervisor, Day Shift | Travel |

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Position & Client Overview:

Our client, a prestigious level one trauma center in central Mississippi is in need of an Interim Microbiology Supervisor. This is a day shift that will oversee all 3 shifts at this high volume hospital and help out on the bench as needed. This is a 13 week assignment with a possible extension. A generous compensation package that includes a competitive hourly rate, daily tax free per diems and housing is provided or a tax free housing stipend is offered.

Come to Mississippi to visit and enjoy the winter in the South.

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

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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