Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor

Reference Number: UL0Ae3
Location: Orlando, Florida, US

Job Purpose:
Serves patients by providing medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services. 

Duties:

  • * Provides medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department.
  • * Maintains medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
  • * Maintains medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • * Maintains medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment.
  • * Maintains quality results by participating in quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records.
  • * Maintains medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; testing; writing user manuals; training employees; maintaining security and confidentiality.
  • * Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.
  • * Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • * Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • * Complies with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements by providing in-service programs; monitoring outcomes.
  • * Resolves problems by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical coordinators, laboratory directors, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals; attending committee meetings.
  • * Provides administrative support for the hospital by acting as manager on call.
  • * Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:
Managing Processes, Presenting Technical Information, Management Proficiency, Equipment Maintenance, Training, Analyzing Information, Informing Others, Quality Focus, Clinical Lab Testing, Lab Environment, Technical Understanding

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
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