Are you a Clinical Medical Laboratory professional seeking a new opportunity?
We are recruiting for a General Laboratory Supervisor to supervise the daily activities of the Cecil County Campus Laboratory to include Medical Laboratory Scientists and Specimen Processing Technicians. In this position, you will ensure the safe, accurate and timely performance of efficient laboratory testing.
When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as:
Monitors workflow and makes changes to ensure the delivery of quality laboratory services and to meet committed turnaround times for the Hematology, Urine and Coags section
Develops schedules and daily work assignments to ensure effective utilization of caregivers
Communicates pertinent laboratory information to laboratory caregivers
Evaluates caregivers in accordance with defined standards of performance
Implements and supervises appropriate safety precautions and addresses all safety-related issues. Ensures all safety-related training is completed.
Performs coaching and disciplinary actions
Holds regular staff meetings as advised by section manager
Reviews time and attendance to verify hours worked and submits for approval
Assists with resolution of any payroll-related problems
Reviews and validates abnormal laboratory test results, assessing plausibility of results through correlation of data with common physiological conditions
Investigates all Report2Learn, Patient and Physician complaints
Assists in updating and writing procedures. Researches new procedures under Section Manager, Section Chiefs, Technical Specialists and Clinical Biochemist
Reviews quality control data and consults with respective technical specialists, clinical biochemist, section chiefs and QC coordinators on any unacceptable trends
Maintains and monitors a comprehensive quality control program for reagents and equipment
Assures that QC is documented accurately, and corrective actions are appropriate
Implements, and monitors an appropriate system for specimen identification, retention and retrieval
Assists section manager in the interview process of employment candidates
Supports clinical instructors, phlebotomy and technical specialists, providing orientation of new personnel
Coordinates scheduling changes and facilitates the effective completion of orientation and training
Assists in ordering supplies
Ability to perform all requirements of MLS I and IIs and maintains technical proficiency of test systems
Education and experience requirements:
Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science; or equivalent BS degree which requires completion of clinical rotations through an approved education program
ASCP certification preferred
At least four years of clinical medical technology laboratory science experience in hematology including special hematology tests and analyses
At least one-year supervisory experience
Knowledge of clinical laboratory and infection control techniques and procedures
Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy
Skill in the use of automated laboratory equipment
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.