Reviews test results for clerical errors, accuracy and reasonableness for the section using computerized reports. Resolves problems detected and counsels the technical staff as needed.
Reviews quality controls results, resolves problems detected and documents actions taken. Reviews QC monthly with the pathologist as necessary
Maintains section standard operating procedures. Creates, revises and reviews procedures as required.
Responsible for the hiring process for lab section. Completes performance evaluations timely and is involved in employee counseling, coaching and termination per policy. Provides orientation for new employees and ensures compliance with department policy and procedure. Maintains high levels of employee engagement and job performance by providing recognition and opportunities for learning. Ability to appropriately handle stress and interact with others.
Maintains all appropriate records according to accreditation agency standards. Assists and coordinates AABB and CAP inspections.
Coordinates and reviews proficiency testing prior to reporting results to the surveying agency. Reviews results and responds to any problem as necessary.
Implements policies to maintain efficient utilization of personnel, materials and equipment in order to contain costs.
Responsible for supply requisition and inventory control.
Interfaces with the pathologists and lab director regarding new policies and procedures and problems and concerns pertaining to the laboratory.
Performs cost analysis and revises procedure and instrumentation to ensure cost containment. Analyzes new technology and recommends changes in the section as needed.
Oversees the implementation of new equipment including validation, calibration, correlation studies, training of staff, and other required activities.
Discusses test results and technical issues with physicians and nursing personnel as requested.
Serves as a member of the laboratory leadership team. Works collaboratively with colleagues
Supervises the entire laboratory in the absence of the Laboratory Director when assigned.
Functions as staff technologist when necessary.
Demonstrates competency in the performance of laboratory procedures as they relate to specific age groups (neonate, child, and adolescent, adult, geriatric).
Other responsibilities as designated by the Laboratory Director.
What You Will Need:
B.S degree in medical technolog from an accredited school or B.S in a biological science with clinical laboratory certification or specialty assigned Lab Department
Minimum of 3 years experience in the section supervised.
Must have a laboratory superviosr's license in the pertinent specialty (ies) in the State of Florida or be eligible and obtain the license within one year of hire.
Under the general direction of the Laboratory Director , the Lab Supervisor coordinates the work performed in the assigned department. The supervisor maintains procedure manuals and implements new procedure according to the guidelines of the regulatory agencies. Supervises and participates in the evaluation of technical staff and students assigned to their respective area. Review quality control and quality assurance activities for the section. The Lab Supervisor resolves equipment and procedure problems with service and technical representatives. Ensures an apprpriate inventory of reagents and supplies. Recommends disciplinary actions and tarining protocols for employees.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.