Specimen Receiving, Laboratory Supervisor, Evening or Day Shift | Permanent |

Position & Client Overview:

A large university medical center in the Nashville area is currently seeking to hire a Supervisor of Laboratory Support to report to the Diagnostic Laboratory Team Leader. There are two shifts available: days or evenings.

The Supervisor of Laboratory Support will have overall responsibilities for supervising effective and efficient integration of team and support functions for Clinical Laboratory Services (CLS) departments, specifically the night shift in Specimen Receiving. Additional responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and supervising the activities of support personnel. The Labs Support Supervisor works with the manager to support quality assurance functions and training of clerical functions for new faculty and staff.

Operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, our client is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.

Salary: $50,000-80,000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages clinical and/or anatomic pathology support services to ensure optimal performance of the team.
  • Responsible for quality assurance functions for Clinical and/or Anatomic Path Support.
  • Oversees supervisory activities of support personnel.
  • Participates in the financial activities of the laboratory.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Organizational Impact: Plans and sets day-to-day objectives for the team that have a direct effect on the results of the department or area that the job is in.
  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Resolves technical and operational problems within provided guideline
  • Breadth of Knowledge: Applies advanced subject matter knowledge within a specific technical area and basic management knowledge to support the team.
  • Team Interaction: Leads/supervises a unit within a department or a small department. Typically without budget or hire/fire authority. Role is typically a 'working' supervisor.

Core Capabilities :

  • Supporting Colleagues:
  • Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy, and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance e and gain knowledge in new areas.
  • Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.
  • Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's communication style to suit different situations and audiences.
  • Delivering Excellent Services:
  • Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.
  • Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.
  • Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Constructively provides ongoing support and coaching to increase employees' effectiveness.
  • Ensuring High Quality:
  • Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.
  • Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.
  • Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.
  • Managing Resources Effectively:
  • Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.
  • Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.
  • Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates a strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.
  • Fostering Innovation:
  • Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.
  • Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.
  • Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Three (3) years experience
  • Associates degree

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

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. #IND

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