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Clinical Microbiology General Supervisor
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15668

Lighthouse Lab Services is partnered with a premier reference laboratory in Pittsburgh, PA. We are currently looking for a General Supervisor for their new microbiology department. This a great opportunity for some who wants to make their mark as a leader in the clinical lab. 

What we are Offering: 
-Competitive Pay Depending on experience, $70,000-$90,000/year
-Mon-Friday, Day shift
-Health, Vision, Dental
-Retirement Plan

The general supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of laboratory operations, personnel performing testing, and reporting test results.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Direct and maintain operations of the Clinical Microbiology laboratory including overseeing testing, instrumentation maintenance, staff training, competency assessment, proficiency evaluation, performance management and documentation
-Develop, engage, recognize and support technical and non-technical staff
-Provide technical training to staff
-Manage department and individual performance by providing feedback and coaching to staff members
-Maintain departmental operating policies and procedures to include departmental SOPs, quality control, quality assurance and safety
-Review completion of patient test results, quality control results and tracks productivity
-Take corrective action to resolve issues involving test results, quality, instrumentation, compliance and employee performance

Required Qualifications

-Qualified as Testing Personnel for high complexity testing AND a minimum of 3 years bench experience in Microbiology (required)

-BS or MS Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Sciences

-Certified MT or MLT from American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)

-Superior communication and interpersonal skills

-Excellent organizational skills

-Ability to promote teamwork in a positive work environment

-In-depth knowledge of antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) for different specimen types and familiarity with CLSI guidelines

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

-An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards

-A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgement and strong operational focus

-An intelligent, articulate team player who can relate to people at all levels of the organization and who possesses excellent communications skills

-An effective educator who is willing to share information and serve as a mentor

-Ability to read, analyze and interpret all laboratory documents of all complexities

-Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints

-Advanced math and reasoning ability to understand laboratory procedures

-The general supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of laboratory operations, personnel performing testing, and reporting test results.


At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 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. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.??? 

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-334-1658 | lighthouselabservices.com?? 

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