Lab Supervisor, Core Lab

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Core Lab
Hours: 40 Hours/Weekly
Shift: Third Shift

Under the guidance of the Lab Manager/Lab Director, is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Lab Support Techs (LSTs), Laboratory Technicians, and Technical Associates (TAs), with regards to scheduling, PTO requests, corrective action and performance review. Provides technical expertise supporting specimen collection, specimen processing and customer service functions in the laboratory. Serves as the primary trainer for laboratory support personnel and external customers.

Responsibilities

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.
  • Supervises Lab Support department (Pre-Analytics: Phlebotomy, Processing) including personnel and workflow. Ensures timely delivery of all pre-analytic services by vigilant monitoring of pending orders (MCP, Horizon, EPIC, Pending reports).
  • Performs duties of LST/TA/Laboratory Technician, including phlebotomy and processing, as workflow dictates.
  • Serves as primary trainer for LSTs/TAs/Laboratory Technician in fulfillment of phlebotomy and processing job duties. Supports training for all other lab associates and patient care associates in phlebotomy/processing duties as indicated.
  • Ensures proper communication of lab support functions with all lab associates. Actively participates in staff department meetings, including daily shift huddles.
  • Conducts Lab Support meetings in support of Lab Administration team when indicated.
  • Assists Lab Director/Manager with Performance Improvement activities.
  • Consults with both internal and external customers to assess needs and to ensure patient safety goals are met.
  • Recommends and implements changes to work processes in coordination with technical staff.
  • Assists Lab Administration with CAP regulations, including but not limited to, policy/procedure review and compliance, adherence to employee safety regulations and employee file
  • Participates in interviews and provides recommendations of hiring of associates.
  • Conducts on-going assessment of LST/TA/Laboratory Technician performance.
  • Prepares annual performance evaluations and reviews with Lab Director.
  • Assists/conducts on-going assessments, annual performance evaluations and corrective action as indicated.
  • Provides management support of Lab Support department by overseeing PTO requests, scheduling, time/attendance reporting and inventory monitoring.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Education Requirements: Minimum education associate degree in Medical Laboratory

Preferred: Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Science with certification