Lab Supervisor, Hematology - Houston, TX
Laboratory Corporation of America
LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor to support and oversee the Hematology Department in Dallas, TX. The supervisor will also assist in managing a deparment of more than 20 employees.
The schedule for this Lab Supervisor role will be Tuesday- Saturday 4a-1p with the ability to support 24/7 department operations. Some off shifts and weekends required
Manage the daily operations of assigned laboratory group to ensure that specimens are properly shipped and received, tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and results are reported in a timely manner
Monitor daily workflow in the lab, plan/ schedule for adequate assay coverage, and troubleshoot/ escalate problems, as necessary
Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory testing staff.
Assist with the hiring of qualified, enthusiastic employees, including technical and non-technical team members
Monitor time tracking system for employees and ensuring attendance expectations are being met
Engage in continuous process and service improvement
Provide technical troubleshooting and decision making
Ensure QC and maintenance of all laboratory equipment
Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations based on thorough evaluation of technical, quality and efficiency impact
Assist with monitoring sample progression and respond to sample status inquiries from customer service as needed
Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations
Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation/compliance requirements
Stay abreast of industry trends, local trends, and any emergency management
Meet regularly with direct reports. Provide coaching and constructive feedback, and career development discussions. Write and deliver performance reviews and build a positive CRL team environment
BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field
Minimum 6 years of clinical laboratory experience required
Previous supervisor experience preferred
Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking, solid organizational skills, and ability to be flexible
Knowledge of CLIA, JCAHO, CAP and state regulations a plus
Tuesday- Saturday 4a-1p with the ability to support 24/7 department operations. Some off shifts and weekends required
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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