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Laboratory Supervisor ( Overnights )
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15952

“Sometimes you want to go, where everybody knows your name..” To most, these lyrics instantly bring back memories of the sitcom television series Cheers. Did you know, however, that it was based on a real bar in Boston? Based on The Bull & Finch Pub in located in Boston; I bet you were not expecting to learn something new when you came to read this job description, huh? Now that I have your attention, pull up a seat, grab a cold one, and let's discuss opportunities! 


Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a hospital lab in Boston that is looking for a Laboratory Supervisor to oversee the overnight operations of their Hematology, Chemistry, Micro and Receiving sections! Sounds like something you'd be interested in? Then keep reading! 


Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:


-Coordinates the use of personnel and analytical systems to meet the service commitments of the Laboratory effectively and efficiently. This requires preparing written procedures for handling the flow of specimens and test information, directing performance of these procedures so that established reporting and billing schedules are met, and maintaining files so that laboratory information can be readily retrieved.

-Interviews, selects, orients, schedules the work of, evaluates, and if necessary, disciplines technologists and support personnel engaged in performing testing.
-Monitors the workload vs. staffing and recommends action to maintain productivity within acceptable limits.
-In consultation with the Director of Operations and the Medical Director develops written laboratory policies and procedures for the division.
-In consultation with the Director of Operations and the Medical Director, projects the payroll and operating expenses for the next fiscal year.

-Maintains payroll and operation expenses within the agreed upon budget limits through: close control of overtime and part-time hours, monitoring productivity and taking action. Also monitors and insures the most  cost-effective use of lab equipment, reagents, and supplies to keep non-payroll expenses at a minimum consistent with acceptable quality of results and service.


-Recommends to the Director of Operations and to the medical Director, options in instrumentation, developing optimal methodology and materials and procedures for quality control.

-Develops protocols for carrying out evaluation of candidate test methods, instruments, and quality control materials and procedures, and directs the evaluations, including the recording of data and maintenance of records to document performance.
-Answers inquiries about the technical aspects of laboratory results or testing, but refers questions relating to test interpretation, indications for testing, or medical management to the Director of Operations and to the Medical Director or to another physician.  Handles problems relating to laboratory services directly, informing the Director when these appear to be serious.
-Attends regular meetings, which include supervisory meetings, Quality assurance meetings, and general laboratory meetings.  Also participates on various committees as directed by the Director of Operations and the Medical Director.
-Oversees the instruction of Clinical Pathology Residents.
-Performs all functions that are required for the laboratory to meet the standards specified by accrediting agencies such as JCAHO and CAP with respect to: written technical and administrative procedures and policies covering testing methodologies, operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment, quality control of testing and reporting, specimen collection and handling, personnel policies, safety, and quality assurance.
-Maintains collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working groups achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment

-Performs other similar and job-related duties as required or directed.


Basic Preferred Profile: 

-Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or similar.
-4+ years of clinical laboratory experience required.
-2+ years of supervisory experience required
-ASCP/AMT certification required.
-Must have experience working in the following areas: Micro, Hematology and Chemistry.
-Shift Time: Overnights, 11pm-7am

Salary and Benefits: 
-Competitive Salary (Depending on experience). 

-Full Benefits
-Sign-on Bonus!


If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
About Us:
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. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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

#MP Job ID: 15952

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