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Clinical Lab Supervisor – Microbiology
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14233

Job Purpose:
– The supervisor provides direct supervision of the daily operations of the laboratory section and/or area.
– The supervisor will oversee and efficiently perform procedures and test as ordered for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
– The supervisor will oversee that the maintenance of the analyzers, quality control, collection of specimens, maintaining of supplies in accordance with standards of practice and established policy and procedure.
– The supervisor will provide recommendations and action plans for the improvement of system processes in their section and/or area.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or university in Medical Technology or a closely related field is required.

Minimum Experience Required:
– Three (3) years of clinical experience preferably in an acute care hospital setting.
– Demonstrated clinical competency in Microbiology.

Minimum Licensure/Certification required by law:
– Certification in medical technology;
– Certification as a medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), AMT (American Medical Technologists) or AAB (American Association of Bioanalysts) required. AAB provisional certification not accepted. 

Additional Qualifications:
– Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
– Supervise the work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures, including planning laboratory work, evaluating work performed and handling procedural and technical laboratory problems.
– Responsible for hiring and management of personnel.
– Develop and implement quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance with federal regulations; prepare and maintain applicable records.
– Assists with training and assess the competency of personnel to ensure quality.
– Develop and implement quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance with federal regulations; prepare and maintain applicable records.
– Prepare technical reports reflecting volume of work, procedures utilized and test results; coordinate the preparation of reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
– Participate in the development of new medical laboratory procedures and techniques.
– Maintain sufficient inventory of material supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment with budgetary guidelines.
– Ensures performance and timely reporting of proficiency testing.
– Demonstrates an appropriate level of professionalism and communicate in a professional and courteous manner with patients, family and other medical personnel as necessary.
– Interprets and ensures compliance of relevant accrediting agencies standards or guidelines and translates requirement into policies and procedures; initiates corrective action as soon as deficiency is identified; completes checklist and other information sheets required and coordinates on-site inspection of sections for which responsible.
– Demonstrates effective problem solving skills and follow through. Provide advanced problem solving, troubleshooting, interpretation/consultation, verification of specimen quality and test results.
– Stay abreast and execute latest technical and management developments including new lab procedures.
– May performs technical laboratory tests and activities, including but not limited to quality control and instrument maintenance as needed.
– Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
– Demonstrates leadership and the ability to communicate effectively.
– Commitment to serve as part of a collaborative laboratory management team focused on promoting the Mission, Vision and Values of the laboratory.
– Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in-writing.
– Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
– Ability to work as a member of a team.
– Knowledge of lab instruments, proficiencies and quality control.
– Skill and ability in Microsoft Office applications.

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

 It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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