Laboratory Supervisor, Core Lab, Third Shift

Job Description

Laboratory Supervisor, Third Shift, Core Lab Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time Laboratory Supervisor for the core lab department for third shift at West Chester Hospital.

Under the guidance of the Lab Manager/Lab Director, the Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Technical Associates (TAs), and Medical Technologists (I, II, III) with regards to scheduling, PTO requests, timecards, corrective action and performance review. The Laboratory Supervisor provides technical expertise supporting specimen receiving, specimen testing, and results reporting in the laboratory, oversees supplies for each department, by setting par levels and orderings, and serves as the primary contact for new hires as they are onboarded into the department.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation.

West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. West Chester Hospital has also achieved Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC), and the hospital is routinely ranked among the best places to work in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Supervises Lab department including personnel and workflow.
  • Ensures timely delivery of all pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic services by vigilant monitoring of pending orders (LIS, HIS, Pending reports).
  • Performs duties of TA/Medical Technologist, including processing, and specimen testing as workflow dictates.
  • Serves as primary contact for all new employees to coordinate training in areas of the lab that fit the needs of the department.
  • Responsible for creating new hire training packet, getting department specific training assigned to employees, and following up with employee to make sure all training is completed and signed off before employee is working solo.
  • 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 maintenance.
  • Participates in interviews and provides recommendations of hiring of associates.
  • Conducts on-going assessment of TA, and medical technologist performance.
  • Assists/conducts on-going assessments, annual performance evaluations and corrective action as indicated.
  • Provides management support of Lab department by overseeing PTO requests, scheduling, time/attendance reporting, timecards, and inventory monitoring.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Required: Associate's degree in a clinical laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology
  • Preferred: A Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science or medical technology
  • MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), or MLT(ASCP) certification.
  • Minimum Required: 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience

Join our team as a Laboratory Supervisor in our core lab department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

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.