SUPERVISOR - CLINICAL LAB in Reno, NV at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    235 West 6th Street
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    9/19/2019

Job Description



Responsibilities

Department: Clinical Lab

Status: Full Time

Shift: Days

 

Each individual performs only those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, Bus. & Prof. Code Section 1204, and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individual’s education, training or experience and technical abilities. This individual: 1) functions as the department Section Supervisor or Lead, responsible for supervising the daily operation of the section(s), 2) provides consultative services to the medical staff in the capacity of Technical Consultant, 3) oversees the section/department performance improvement program and participates in hospital interdisciplinary performance improvement initiatives, 4) is responsible for the technical and fiscal management of the section(s), 5) oversees the section(s) quality management/assurance program, 6) ensures compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements, 7) assesses staff competency and completes performance evaluations in a timely manner,8) ensures the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 9) develops, maintains and updates section policy and procedure manuals, 10) reviews quality control performance ensuring documentation of corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications, 11) identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify the, Director, or Medical Director, 12) performs a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgment using both manual and automated methods in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, and any other discipline as introduced into the laboratory, 13) ensures the performance and documentation of equipment maintenance \u2013 daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed, 14) recognizes age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 15) ensures that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 16) ensures the currency of all laboratory policies and procedures, 17) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 18) may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POC. 19) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Qualifications

1. Bachelor of Science degree preferred. 2. Meets the education and certification requirements for licensure as a General Supervisor by the State of Nevada.3. Possesses license as a General Supervisor from the State of Nevada or is eligible to work as a General Supervisor by the state until licensure is obtained 4. Minimum 3 - 5 year clinical laboratory supervisory experience preferred5. Possesses excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills.6. Demonstrated ability to utilize leadership and coaching skills.7. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within a leadership team.8. Must demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak fluent English.9. Ability to work and problem solve independently.10. Flexibility to work any shift as needed.11. Sexual Harassment training within 90 days of hire and annually thereafter

Employees must be in their current position for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be considered for a transfer.

 

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