Laboratory Section Head, Blood Bank Supervisor
Company: Capital Health
Posted on: July 12, 2019
Position ID # 0446 Location US-NJ-Trenton Type Full Time Department
Laboratory Shift Day Overview Position #: 0446 Responsibilities *
Supervises the technical staff and the analytical activities within
a designated laboratory section to generate reliable test results.
Plans, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff
to achieve quality testing results, to operate in a fiscally
responsible manner, to achieve operational efficiency and to adhere
to established policies, practices and procedures. * Resolves
technical, operational, system and other related issues. Recommends
changes in procedures and techniques * Maintains records, procedure
manuals, quality assurance records and quality control records.
Maintains documentation required by regulatory agencies. *
Collaborates with other laboratory supervisory staff members and
laboratory administration establishing and implementing goals and
objectives. * Performs laboratory and special procedures and
maintains proficiency in all procedures within designated section.
Evaluates and ensures proper safety precautions and infection
control measures are being implemented to ensure the safety of
patients, staff and others. * Monitors performance of equipment and
takes measures to ensure proper and safe operation of equipment.
Monitors performance of preventive maintenance schedule to ensure
timely performance. Evaluates operations, quality assurance,
quality control, adequate inventory of supplies and individual
performance. * Maintains inventory of operating supplies. *
Interviews, hires, and trains employees. Plans, assigns, and
directs work. * Participates in accreditation surveys by CAP, Joint
Commission, and other accrediting agencies, as well as licensure
inspections, and prepares laboratory section to assure compliance
with standards. * Assists in the development, implementation, and
maintenance of the Laboratory's section operating budgets.
Requirements * Bachelor's degree in science related field.
Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory sciences preferred. ASCP
or equivalent certification. For Blood Bank, MT (ASCP) SBB desired.
* Five years clinical laboratory experience. Two years experience
in a supervisory role or progressively responsible relevant work
experience to ensure thorough familiarity with the day-to-day
operation within area of discipline. * Knowledge of theory,
practice, QC, and governmental regulations within area of
discipline. Must demonstrate interpersonal skills to gain
cooperation with other departments and foster continuous
improvements. Must be flexible and available based on staffing
requirements, including weekends, and holidays. Excellent
organizational and communication skills and ability to address
clients and employees in a professional manner. * Completed a
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
(NAACLS) program. Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel). *
Ability to make decisions and handle multiple priorities in a high
volume setting, able to organize and lead projects both within the
work group and with cross-functional groups. * Frequent physical
demands include: Sitting , Standing , Walking , Carry objects ,
Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching
overhead , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor
activities Occasional physical demands include: Climbing (e.g.,
stairs or ladders) , Squat/kneel/crawl , Taste or Smell Continuous
physical demands include: Keyboard use/repetitive motion , Talk or
Hear Lifting Floor to Waist 50 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above
Keywords: Capital Health, Trenton , Laboratory Section Head, Blood Bank Supervisor, Healthcare , Trenton, New Jersey
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