Clinical Lab Shift Supervisor - 16128
Responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the non-exempt lab personnel on assigned shifts, prepares management reports and ensures that laboratory activities are completed in an efficient and timely manner. Job Requirement Education/Experience:
Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from accredited institution, medical laboratory technology or cytology and four (4) years of experience as a Medical Technologist or a Clinical Laboratory Assistant, two (2) of which was in a lead/senior or supervisory role.Employees working in the Transfusion Service must pass the background and/or security investigations and maintain clearance per the State of Nevada and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Licensing/Certification
Valid State of Nevada license as a Laboratory General Supervisor or a Clinical Laboratory Assistant with a Point of Care testing license. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- Two (2) years of recent documented experience leading a team.
- Including scheduling, onboarding, training of staff and development of procedures for the laboratory.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Supervisory theories and principles; anatomy; medical technology; bacteriology; proper laboratory techniques, including infection and disease control measures; quality control and performance improvement processes; safety standards for proper handling, collection and disposal of bio-hazardous wastes; regulations and accreditation agencies standards; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Supervising and evaluating staff; developing, implementing, editing and enforcing methods, policies and procedures; preparing and monitoring budgets; preparation for inspections and other site visits, applying phlebotomy techniques; applying procedures for emergency situations; applying customer service principles; collecting blood and performing laboratory procedures on blood, urine, and other body fluids; troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment; applying quality controls to laboratory procedures; problem solving; training laboratory staff; analyzing data and reports to identify process problems; interpreting laboratory test results and identifying abnormalities; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to stand and/or walk for an extended period of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or an eligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.