Supv, Lab in Tallahassee, FL at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    960 Learning Way
    Tallahassee, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2022
  • Function
    Operations
  • Job Family
    Laboratory Operations
  • Remote
    On-site
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift
    Day

Job Description

$5,000 sign on bonus.

Under direction of the manager/director, plan, organize, schedule and direct the work of the section in order to effectively maximize employees, equipment and material utilization within budgetary constraints while adhering to quality technical standards. 

  • Oversee activities of the department, distribute/assign work, determine priorities, schedule non-routine procedures. 
  • Perform supervisory functions for their assigned staff including interviewing, hiring, training and providing staff development through performance evaluation and corrective counseling. 
  • Perform advanced/specialized tests and other related laboratory techniques. May duplicate work of others to confirm test results. Re-evaluate methodology, make recommended changes and assists in test interpretation. Determine if further testing should be done on samples or if test should be repeated. 
  • Check/approve all specialized and problem reports for accuracy. 
  • Initiate quality-control measures and monitor quality of work for adherence to laboratory standards. 
  • Perform duties of technologist as necessitated by absence or peak workload. 
  • Completes special projects as requested - surveys, statistical reports, studies, research, etc. 
  • Maintain laboratory areas and equipment in a safe, functional and sanitary condition. 
  • Complete training and competency checklists as appropriate. 
  • Adheres to all established CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA and laboratory safety requirements. 
  • Required to use (a) personal protective equipment, (b) engineering controls and/or (c) work practice controls as directed by management. 
  • Answer questions from clients or other lab personnel, if applicable. 
  • Participate in government or regulatory agency inspections, if needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of work performed by the position. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Work Experience:  

Four (4) to six (6) years full-time experience as a medical technologist or equivalent in a clinical laboratory. 

Preferred Work Experience:  

Previous supervisory experience preferred. 

Physical and Mental Requirements:  

  • The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects: Objects 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally; objects 36 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted or carried and objects over 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance. 
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. 
  • May be required to use a wide variety of manual and automated pipettes and laboratory instruments and apparatuses all of which demand significant manual dexterity. 

Knowledge:  

  • Comprehensive theoretical and operational job knowledge in designated specialty required. 
  • Knowledge of organizational/departmental policies and procedures. 

Skills:  

  • Proven leadership and problem-solving skills. 
  • Must be detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently, establish work priorities and to handle several tasks simultaneously for maximum department efficiency. 
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to deal courteously and effectively with employees, co-workers and clients. 
  • Ability to deal with client information in a confidential manner. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and Laboratory Information Systems. 


EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree(Required)
Bachelor’s Degree

LICENSECERTIFICATIONS
ASCP Certification