Supervisor, Shift Laboratory

Valley Health
Winchester, VA
May 11, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
Who We AreValley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.What You Will Do:The Core Laboratory Supervisor will function under the direction of the Laboratory Director to coordinate the technical day to day operations, patient satisfaction goals, employee engagement action planning, and all regulatory requirements. This position requires the ability to function in a supervisory role. This position is accountable for quality operations and decision making, particularly in the Core Lab.The Core Laboratory Supervisor will serve as the subject matter expert in all technical areas of the Core Laboratory and maintain competency in each area. The Core Laboratory Supervisor will be involved in evaluating and implementing new technologies. Ensuring method, procedure validation, staff training/competency has taken place prior to implementation. The Core Laboratory Supervisor will ensure that all maintenance on equipment including all major and minor (microscopes, pipets, etc.) is performed at the recommended frequency. In addition the Core Laboratory Supervisor will review monthly maintenance logs, monthly QC and submit for peer review where possible, and perform semi-annual instrument regulatory requirements (instrument comparisons, carry over studies; linearity studies, and auto validation verification). Core Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for resolving technical problems and ensuring that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance characteristics.The Core Laboratory Supervisor will perform staff scheduling duties with other shift Supervisors to ensure adequate staffing levels at all times and alert the Laboratory Director when issues arise. The Core Laboratory Supervisor is expected to manage up, across, and down (ie seeks from superiors, offers support, systems thinking vs. silo thinking, sets & communicates clear expectations). Promote a fair, safe, and high quality work environment by holding self and staff accountable for adhering to regulatory and VHS policies, procedures, and standards. Core Laboratory Supervisor will ensure that direct report's orientation, training, and competency records are completed at appropriate intervals and maintained as required by the regulatory agency. The Core Laboratory Supervisor will perform other duties as assigned. These may include LIS training/projects, maintaining adequate supplies, resource for Lean projects, and being part of interdepartmental committees within the hospital.What You Will Bring:EducationAssociates requiredBachelors Degree preferred.Program of study must be in Medical Technology, or in a Chemical, Biological, Physical or Clinical Laboratory Science.Experience5 years Clinical Laboratory experienceCertification & LicensuresCertified Medical Technologist, Certification in the specific specialty/s, or eligible requiredQualificationsKnowledge in Core Laboratory sections (Hematology and Chemistry) and operations, including current accreditory standards and regulations requiredDemonstrates knowledge/competency in providing service to patients of all ages including neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric requiredWhat You Will Get:Competitive salaryFlexible schedulingHealth InsurancePaid Time OffWellness ProgramTuition AssistanceRetirement PlanLife Insurance*some benefits are subject to change due to job statusWe celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.EOECriminal Background ChecksVA State Police3rd party Background CheckFLSA ClassificationNon-exemptGrade117Physical Demands22 A Lab

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