Laboratory Supervisor

Kaiser Permanente   •  

Woodbridge, VA

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 296 days ago

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Description: To supervise the operations of facility laboratories and act as technical consultant for point of care laboratories and phlebotomy stations. To be responsible for the day to day operations of the facility laboratories with staff performing waived and non-waived laboratory testing and in partnership with the Laboratory Director, for ensuring the delivery of high quality, effective information to all providers and Health Plan staff in the Mid-Atlantic States Region.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises and maintains the operations of the indicated laboratories.
  • Provides technical direction to staff in the performance of all approved laboratory procedures, resolves technical problems, ensures that remedial actions are taken, and performs technical duties when necessary.
  • Ensures that the laboratories provide accurate, timely and appropriate information to providers.
  • Manages laboratory personnel to include hiring, training, scheduling, payroll preparation, evaluation and competency testing, counseling, disciplining, and terminating in conformance with union contracts, personnel policies, EEO and Affirmative Action.
  • Works in an effective partnership with the Laboratory Director and the Laboratory Operations Manager to ensure compliance with quality assurance, accreditation requirements and regulatory standards. Ensures that laboratories maintain compliance with all proficiency testing requirements.
  • Manages QC/QA activities in accordance with the Regional Laboratory QA/QC plan. Routinely submits QA monitor reports within required time frames with plans for effective positive action when monitors are exceeded.
  • Provides input and maintains laboratory payroll and non-payrollbudgets within set parameters.
  • Interacts with facility staff and physicians regarding patient care and service issues and facility administrative activities.
  • Manages information flow to staff regarding policy and procedure changes.
  • Participates in internal and external educational programs to develop management skills.

Roving Supervisor for our NOVA Labs, with primary location being Woodbridge.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum six (6) years of full time comprehensive laboratory experience in non-waived testing (high complexity) required.
  • Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experiencerequired.
  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology or related field.
  • High School Diploma req uired.
    License, Certification, Registration or General Education Development (GED) req
  • MT (ASCP) or CT (ASCP) or equivalent certification required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

Job Number: 654414