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Laboratory Supervisor- Hematology #LI-SC2 - Full Time - Children's

Laboratory Supervisor- Hematology #LI-SC2 - Full Time - Children's

Job Description

This position, working under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Laboratory Services CSR-CC, is responsible for supervising the day to day operations of the Children's Hospital of San Antonio.

A. Communicates and coordinates the Clinical Laboratory Service with Patient Care Services and other hospital or corporate departments as needed; conducts in-services to Laboratory policies and procedures; alerts pathologists to clinical issues. (E)

B. Oversees the day to day functions of the Clinical Laboratory Service at the downtown campus. (E)

C. Coordinates scheduling of support personnel to ensure proper staffing; evaluates workload, number, time and type of personnel needed; schedules days off, holidays and vacations to ensure adequate coverage at all times. (E)

D. Keeps accurate attendance and competency assessment records on all associates; maintains time and attendance records for the department. (E)

E. Complies with and assists in maintaining the standards of the appropriate accrediting or regulatory agencies such as JCAHO, CLIA, CAP, AABB, etc; assists the Director in ensuring that the laboratory is meeting all expectations for accreditation and works closely with the pathologists and section and shift supervisors to achieve this goal. (E)

F. Assists the Director in maintaining the Laboratory budget to include monthly analysis and variance reporting on expense detail. (E)

G. Supervises the ordering of supplies with input from section supervisors to be certain that equipment and supplies are maintained without avoidable delay in service and performance. (E)

H. Assists Director in preparing and maintaining current Laboratory policies, procedures. (E)

I. Coordinates and presents in-service education and training (Personal Development) from the downtown laboratory personnel. (E)

J. Recommends associates for hire, fire, transfer, promotion, interview, etc.  The Supervisor – Lab consults with the Director and Human Resources as needed regarding personnel action and has the authority to take corrective action when necessary after consultation with the Director. (E)

K. Assists the Director in evaluating support personnel; recommending merit salary increases, removal from retaining on, or placing on probation. (E)

L. Assists Director of Laboratory Services in maintaining orientation checklist on new associates.  Coordinates or provides general laboratory orientation for new associates. (E)

M. Maintains and enforces appropriate safety policies and procedures as requires by good laboratory practice and to maintain compliance with all regulatory agencies (OSHA). (E)

N. Assists the Director in designing, implementing, collecting and analyzing data, and reporting all phases of a comprehensive performance improvement program that involves laboratory personnel in Performance Improvement activities. (E)

O. Represents the laboratory in all hospital meetings and task forces as required. (M)

P. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. (E)

Q. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age specific and other developmental needs of each patient served. (E)

R. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values of Santa Rosa Health Care. (E)

S. Performs other duties as assigned. (M)

Job Requirements

1. Requires a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or physical science.
2. Post graduate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or in management is preferable

1. Requires at least five (5) years experience as a Medical Technologist.
2. Two (2) years of supervisory experience, or comparable professional experience in a laboratory management setting

1. Requires proof of registration as a Medical Technologist by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist by the National Certifying Agency (NCA)


Requisition Number: 30012446

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 30012446
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Laboratory Supervisor- Hematology #LI-SC2 - Full Time - Children's

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