Baptist Health Arkansas MANAGER-LAB - NORTH LITTLE ROCK in NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY - Job Summary (general statement of purpose or objective of position)
The Lab Supervisor recruits, hires, trains, disciplines and supervises staff including completion of performance evaluations and competency assessments. This full-time position has primary responsibility and accountability for planning and supervising the daily operation in the technical and phlebotomy departments to insure that service expectations and CAP requirements are met. The Lab Supervisor plays an integral role in the education of all staff, ensures that adequate staff is trained in all areas to provide needed coverage and creates a schedule that allows staff to rotate through the areas in which they are cross-trained. The Laboratory Supervisor usually does not perform laboratory procedures, but instead works to be certain that each examination is handled safely, correctly and with care, meeting all the medical and ethical standards set forth by the medical profession. This involves continual assessment of the staff, medical procedures, budgeting and the overall efficiency of daily laboratory work. When not on site, this position is on call. This is a fast-paced position requiring exceptional organizational and communication skills and the ability to multi-task. When not on site, this position is on call.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge, skills, abilities, license, registration, certification, education, and experience
BS in Medical Technology or Bachelor's degree with a Certificate in Medical Technology from a nationally accredited program. National Registry for Medical Technology (ASCP or equivalent). Minimum of 10 years experience as a Medical Technologist and 4 years of supervisory experience. Ability to organize, communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, teach and work with others in an effective manner, possess excellent interpersonal and team skills and exceptional customer service skills. Must possess language, math, and reasoning skills which allow for the analysis, interpretation, and valid conclusion to be made during data collection and during mechanical or scientific procedures. Must be able to effectively present gathered data, orally or in writing to management or regulatory agencies.