Supervisor Laboratory - Transfusion- $8,000 Sign-on Incentive

  • Parkland Heath and Hospital System
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Assistant & Support

Job Description

Serves as a Section Supervisor overseeing laboratory operations and serving as a resource for technologists performing complex specimen processing and testing to assist physicians in the diagnosis of patients.   MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education - Must have a bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a related science field from a regionally accredited college or university   Shift 3rd Shift    Experience - Must have six years of advanced to complex level applicable clinical laboratory experience including one year of experience in a lead capacity   Equivalent Education and/or Experience - May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the experience requirements.   Certification/Registration/Licensure - Must be certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by on of the following: Medical Technologist (MT) -  American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) - National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) Medical Technologist (MT) - American Medical Technologist (AMT) Medical Technologist (MT) - Department of Health Services (HHS) formally (HEW) Cytotechnologist (CT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Histotechnologist (HTL) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) - American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) Histocompatibility Specialist (CHS) - American Board of Histocompatibility and (ABHI) Technologist, Blood Banking (BB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Technologist, Chemistry (C) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Technologist, Cytogenetics (CG) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Technologist, Hematology (H) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Technologist, Microbiology (M) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Technologist, Molecular Biology (MB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)   Skills or Special Abilities - Must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge of laboratory techniques. - Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and ability to operate, maintain and troubleshoot a variety of laboratory equipment. - Must be able to identify problems adversely affecting tests and resolve problems. - Must be able to maintain accurate records, give and follow oral/written instructions, and communicate effectively with hospital and laboratory personnel. - Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of computers. - Must be able to demonstrate effective supervisory and interpersonal skills.   Responsibilities 1. Generic: - Selects, trains, motivates, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff to ensure maximum utilization of individual and group capabilities, appropriate staffing coverage of lab areas, and optimal service to both internal and external customers. Instructs and provides consultation to new employees, residents, students, physicians, and other personnel. Serves as a resource person for assigned staff and other hospital personnel as needed. Ensures that assigned employees have opportunities to further their knowledge - Ensures that specimens are received and assessed for specimen integrity. Ensures that specimens are labeled and documented and that data entry of orders is done accurately to ensure that patients are appropriately billed. - Monitors operation of activities to include quality control tasks, equipment testing, maintenance and calibration, and handling of proficiency testing samples. - Assists with the development, revision and implementation of guidelines and procedures for the department that support the missions and objectives of Pathology. - Coordinates special projects that may include research and development, evaluation of products, equipment, and/or methodologies as necessary. - Identifies and analyzes the design of jobs, work processes/flows for Pathology and implements or recommends appropriate changes to improve work effectiveness, productivity, and efficiency that support the overall goals of PHHS. - Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact or govern the assigned Pathology area. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Ensures that PHHS & Pathology is in compliance. Reports any unethical or fraudulent behavior. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding. - Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field of Pathology by attending seminars/workshops as required by PHHS and the Department of Pathology, and by reading professional journals and PHHS publications. Actively participates in professional organizations. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices. - Performs assigned management duties which may include purchasing, payroll, management control system and other reports, scheduling, and Quality Management activities, as needed.   2. Pathology Service Center: - Supervises the daily operations of the Pathology Service Center. Coordinates the planned expansion, development, and operation of the Center. Assists with the development, revision and implementation of guidelines and procedures for the area. - Selects, trains, schedules, motivates, supervises, evaluates, and makes recommendations for disciplinary actions up to and including termination, to ensure maximum utilization of individual and group capabilities. Assures appropriate staffing coverage of Pathology Service Center and optimal service to both internal and external customers. Instructs and provides consultation to new employees, residents, students, physicians and other personnel. Ensures that assigned employees have opportunities to further their knowledge - Serves as the Pathology Safety Officer (PSO) and chairperson for the Pathology Safety Council. Responsible for leading the Safety Council in fulfillment of Safety Program goals and compliance with safety regulations. - Coordinates result reporting and report distribution (i.e. critical values reporting, remote reporting and printed chart reports to internal and external customers) for the laboratory areas. Documents actions according to prescribed guidelines. - Performs assigned management duties which may include oversight of research functions, quality assurance activities, purchasing and payroll. - Performs and/or supports special projects that may include utilization review, test menu analysis, research and development and expansion of laboratory services Identifies and analyzes the design of jobs, work processes/flows for Pathology and implements or recommends appropriate changes to improve work effectiveness, productivity, and efficiency that support the overall goals of PHHS. - Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact or govern the assigned Pathology area. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Ensures that PHHS & Pathology is in compliance. Reports any unethical or fraudulent behavior. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding. - Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field of Pathology by attending seminars/workshops as required by PHHS and the Department of Pathology, and by reading professional journals and PHHS publications. Actively participates in professional organizations. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices. Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Dallas Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth Job Segment: Hematology, Oncology, Pathology, Medical Technologist, Lab Technician, Healthcare