Job Title: Clinical Lab Supervisor
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical
Department: Blood Bank- WMC Health
Position: Full Time
Hours: 3:30PM to 12MN
Shift: Evening, Weekend
Req #: 15620
Posted Date: Jan 29, 2020
The Clinical Laboratory Supervisor coordinates the daily activities of staff in the Blood Bank. The Clinical Laboratory Supervisor supervises the on-going technical operations of the section and ensures the validity and accuracy of test results. Coordinates staff, materials and equipment needs.
Supervises Blood Bank staff, including training, discipline. Authorizes overtime as needed to ensure efficient workflow and adequate coverage. Responsible for ongoing evaluation of job performance. Oversees timely filling of all transfusion requests. Prepare blood or blood products for patient use and reports to Blood Bank Director on a timely basis related to technical and professional problems. Ensures compliance with AABB, FDA, CAP, DNV and Department of Health Standards for blood according to usage and projected need. Monitors supplies of reagents to ensure adequacy at all times. Also orders blood according to usage and projected need. Maintains adequate amounts of lab supplies and initiates steps to increase or decrease quantities as necessary. Removes expired blood products on a timely basis with proper record keeping. Performs periodic quality control checks on equipment. Reviews daily quality control performed by others on items including freezers, refrigerators, centrifuges, incubators, donor room equipment, worksheets, and computer review. Actively assist in in-service education of the staff. Performs related duties, as required. Ability to participate in quality management operation of the lab. Demonstrate knowledge of Blood Banking/transfusion Services Demonstrates the ability to monitor the quality control and all other quality performance standards and policy procedures followed in the lab. Develops and teaches new testing and other lab procedures to subordinates, other lab techs and new employees. Consults with the pathologists and lab administrator on difficult, unusual and other daily operational procedures. Coordinates daily laboratory operations as per safety standards of the lab. Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum of six (6) years pertinent clinical laboratory experience, required. Prior supervisory experience, preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or related degree, required.
Licenses / Certifications:
Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (or Cytotechnologist, as appropriate to area of assignment).
Possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work independently in a time sensitive environment. Ability to perform accurately and consistently under high stress. Computer literacy and familiarity with the operation of basic office software Special Requirements: Ability to react quickly to emergency situations. May assist with the training and orientation of new employees and clinical students from various departments and external institutions. Performs other related duties as assigned or required as professional Laboratory Supervisor.