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Medical Laboratory Technician Supervisor

Medical Laboratory Technician Supervisor

Job Description


The Medical Laboratory Technician Supervisor manages, administrates, and coordinates activities of the phlebotomy area in the laboratory sites and/or the patient service centers, which may be staffed by receptionists and/or laboratory assistants.  Counsels and disciplines staff under the direction of the Human Resources Department.  Evaluates and conducts annual performance appraisals under the guidance of the Laboratory Manager.


Under general supervision of a Pathologist and other supervision, and in accordance with Company policies, procedures and guidelines, this position:

  • Performs all essential duties of the Laboratory Assistant, Laboratory Assistant, Senior, Medical Laboratory Technician, and Medical Laboratory Technician Senior ensuring rigid attention to proper accessioning methods, priority status, and safety guidelines
  • Schedules staff and supervisor’s daily activities of assigned personnel
  • Evaluates and conducts periodic performance appraisals in accordance with the Company guidelines and under the direction of the Laboratory Manager
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all situations and with all documentation
  • Ensures staff compliance with confidentiality policies
  • Routinely tests department’s competency
  • Works with laboratory manager on establishing procedures and maintains the procedure manuals to comply with accreditation and regulatory standards
  • Participates in continual TQM activities
  • Trains and orients assigned employees
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances with the assistance of the Laboratory Manager or Human Resources. Provides counsel to subordinates regarding work or non-work related issues under the direction of the Human Resources Department
  • Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties
  • Participates and assists Laboratory Manager with project duties assigned
  • Works with Laboratory Manager on establishing successful technical operations in the lab
  • Maintains consistent service and productivity in an unpredictable workload environment
  • May establish procedures and maintain the support services area under the direction of the lab manager
  • May provide direction and make decisions concerning support services situations
  • Maintains open communication with medical technologists, pathologists, manager and staff to ensure optimal operations
  • Troubleshoots/maintains instrumentation, computers or printers as required
  • May be assigned to other locations as required
  • Adheres to safety, confidentiality, compliance, and legal requirements 
  • Must have reliable and consistent attendance and comply with Company guidelines on attendance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Associate degree in medical laboratory technician or related science from an accredited program.
  • Current and active certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Laboratory Technician or MLT (ASCP).
  • Valid and current State of Hawaii license as a MLT.
  • Medical terminology required
  • For hospital settings, additional requirements may apply and change without notice, including, but not limited to, criminal background check, health clearance and hospital compliance training
  • Computer data entry experience required
  • Demonstrated leadership and prior supervisory experience desirable
  • Successfully pass Company pre-employment drug test and periodic and random thereafter

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP/Pan Pacific Pathologists, LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Science, Management, Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1814
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Medical Laboratory Technician Supervisor

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