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Microbiology Supervisor (6081)

Microbiology Supervisor (6081)

Job Description

Microbiology Supervisor (6081)

If you are an individual who likes to live and work in the fast lane, this 700-bed facility in Los Angeles County is for you. This fast-paced hospital environment is perfect for sharp thinkers who are seeking new challenges and opportunities. Become one of the best in the “City of Angels" while you prove yourself as one of elites.

This 729-bed facility is looking for a Microbiology Supervisor to oversee day to day operations of the Clinical Microbiology department.

This position supervises the assigned technical area of the Microbiology department Laboratory providing continued service excellence and effective employee relations. This position provides technical support to, and administrative oversight of, the Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) ensuring that high quality, cost effective diagnostic services are provided in a timely manner. Develops and implements all technical related policies and procedures. Coordinates the day-to-day activities of the technical lab, including oversight of quality assurance/quality control, customer service, problem solving and occurrence management, safety, process improvement and supervision of Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) personnel. Maintains technical expertise in the assigned technical areas of the laboratory (Microbiology, Virology, TB Mycology, Parasitology, and Bacteriology ) and Laboratory Information systems (LIS) and performs analytical testing within these assigned areas.

Job Requirements

Microbiology Supervisor (6081)


  • Baccalaureate degree in biology or related field and a valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license are required


  • Current seasoned experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Microbiology is required
  • Prior supervisory experience is highly desirable
  • Experience in personnel management, quality assurance, technical writing, test development, project management, teaching, and demonstrated ability to manage a section’s budget are highly desirable

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Individual must have effective written and oral communication skills, demonstrate an ability to effectively interact with medical professionals, and manage personnel in a variety of situations by effectively applying transactional and transitional skills
  • Positive customer relations and teamwork skills are required
  • Individual must also have demonstrated ability in project management, managing for results, organizing, prioritizing and managing diverse activities in a changing environment
  • Individual must have the basic skills necessary to maintain a computerized LIS
  • Individual must be able to document and report on technical or analytic process issues using a complete, clear and pertinent summary of observations or findings

Hours/Shift: Days

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Biotech
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 6081
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Microbiology Supervisor (6081)

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