Chemistry Laboratory Supervisor/Manager



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Title: Chemistry Laboratory Supervisor/Manager

Position Type: 6-month contract-to-hire


  • Senior level position
  • Establishes service priorities, work routines, and workflow patterns; monitors workflow to assure prompt and efficient delivery of services. 
  •  Consults with and keeps laboratory administrative staff informed of activities, needs, and problems. 
  •  Consults with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.
  • Directs, supervises, and coordinates technical functions and activities in any or all divisions of clinical laboratories. 
  • Demonstrates clinical competencies, performs duties of medical technologists or cytotechnologists as described in MT/CT job description, as well as, all functions found within the Technical Specialist job description for the departments.
  • Serves as a technical resource to laboratory staff and medical staff. 
  • Assures adequate inventory of laboratory supplies and proper functioning of equipment. 
  • Establishes objectives and quality of work performance standards and competency requirements for clinical staff. 
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures subject to administrative and medical director approval. 
  • Develops and monitors quality control of tests and procedures.
  • Communicates changes in testing protocols to appropriate individuals. 
  • Establishes policies and procedures to maintain compliance with The Joint Commission, Department of Public Health, College of American Pathologists, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Takes appropriate action when deviations from standards occur. 
  • Reviews department/section manuals annually and updates as needed. 
  • Evaluates department performance and initiates, recommends, implements measures to improve services and quality of current methodologies. 
  • Investigates incidents and accidents, takes appropriate action, and prepares reports. 
  • Maintains hospital and department policies and procedures, including quality assurance, safety, and infection control.
  • Maintains all laboratory records, reports, statistics, logs, files, assisted by subordinate staff according to hospital/laboratory policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Participates collaboratively in meetings/committees as required/requested. 
  • Demonstrates fiscal competence, prepares and manages a budget, monitors and manages expenses; submits timely and thorough variance reports. Manages and controls fiscal resources, including preparation and ongoing monitoring of a yearly departmental budget.
  • Demonstrates vision, uses strategic planning, consulting with Medical director concerning testing/equipment needs. Investigates new methodologies and technologies and initiates updates to current methods as needed. Plans for replacement needs of aging equipment and works with vendors on new equipment needs.
  • Ensures effective selection, staffing levels, orientation and training.  
  • Mentors, motivates, and empowers staff to continually improve performance.
  • Provides for orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all departmental staff.
  •  Meets/exceeds deadlines; prioritizes appropriately; Demonstrates accountability and possesses high expectation for self and others.
  •  Provides on-site administrative responsibility for pathology department as a whole, or any department/s within the laboratory, in absence of laboratory administrative personnel.


  • General management of the staff within the laboratory
  • proven leadership and managerial skills
  • Experience with ROCHE
  • Experience with integration of technology/instrumentation
  • Experience with validation of large instruments
  • ASCP certification
  • Experience troubleshooting issues and working through them with colleagues
  • Chemistry Expertise (has worked in a chemistry lab)
  • Testing, procedures, validating, and instrumentation experience.

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