Can I have the attention of the Cytologists of Brooklyn! Are you an experienced Cytology Supervisor looking to move into a new role? Tired of the day-to-day grind of your current position? Then you need to keep reading because I have an awesomely rad opportunity you don't want to miss!
Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a well-established hospital lab that is part of a larger hospital system that is looking for a Cytology Supervisor to join their team in Brooklyn! This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers by joining a hospital network that has an excellent work environment with unparalleled benefits.
Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
-Follow laboratory's established policies and procedures, accession specimens and orders into the LIS and HCLL, perform tests, which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, with minimal supervision by the director or supervisor, in only those specialties, or subspecialties in which they are qualified by education, training and experience.
-Reporting of findings, perform tests requiring special scientific skills, and, in the absence of the cytology manager/director, responsible for the proper performance of all cytology procedures.
-Perform bench work on basis of laboratory needs for optimal patient care and quality assurance functions as needed.
-Knowledgeable about the contents of the policies and procedures (including changes) relevant to the scope of their testing activities.
-Day-to-day review of test performance by testing personnel, monitors cytology laboratory processes to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained, to include review of quality assurance practices, environmental monitors, instrument and equipment maintenance/function checks, quality control, calibration, and review reports as needed.
-Assures a safe working environment, capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct problems or immediately notify laboratory management and document all corrective actions are taken when test systems deviate from the laboratories established performance specifications.
-Helps manager/assistant director review all QC, maintenance logs and patients’ results and ensures internal and external customer inquiries are responded to courteously, accurately and in a timely manner and complaints are properly resolved.
-Ensures that PT samples are treated like patients and quality controls.
-Coordinates department staffing and scheduling to ensure adequate shift and skill coverage, maintain laboratory and compliance records and actively participates and is involved in the performance improvement process of the institution.
-Compliance assurance, complaint resolution and conduct laboratory audits and self-assessment to ensure quality, accuracy and reliability of generated data and ensures adequate operating supplies, appropriate inventory management, procurement and accessioning operations including all pre-analytical processing, recording and tracking of specimens.
-Ensures Shift to shift communication to the staff about pending tasks, ongoing compliance and laboratory tasks that needs to be accomplished in a timely manner, adhere to the laboratory's safety and quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
-Interacts with regulatory and accreditation agencies and actively participates in the process of conduction, follow-up, and reporting of external assessment for the purpose of accreditation, licensure, or certification.
-Perform maintenance and calibration (daily/weekly/monthly) on instrumentation or applicable platforms, monitors supplies, inventory, and equipment for adequacy and functionality, troubleshoots problems and calls service or vendor technical support when needed.
-Monitor environmental monitors and document the lot number and expiration dates of the testing materials used.
-Document results accurately in the Laboratory Computer System and complies with all safety and HIPAA issues and maintains environment of care standards and demonstrates reliable and professional conduct and interacts cooperatively with colleagues within the facility.
-Performs other duties assigned and or in an emergency necessary for the welfare of patients or the efficient operation of the hospital.
Basic Preferred Profile:
-BS in Cytology or related.
-NYS Licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist Required.
-6+ years of Cytology Experience Required.
Salary and Benefits:
-$77,000-92,000 (Depending on experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-Generous Retirement Savings
-PTO and Sick Leave
-Additional Misc. Benefits
-Unfortunately, no relocation assistance is provided.
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
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.
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