Clinical Laboratory Automated Services Supervisor 1 – Flow Cytometry and Hematology – First Shift: Days

JOB SUMMARY

Supervises the day to day activities of the Flow Cytometry and Hematology laboratory by conducting and writing a variety of highly complex and specialized tests and procedures; monitors quality and productivity metrics; and, instructs trains and supervises medical technologists/technicians. Calibrates and maintains laboratory equipment. Assists with the administration of laboratory policies and procedures. Consults with other supervisors and managers to coordinate laboratory services and staff; and to provide test results. Directly reports to CCHHS Laboratory Director and works with the Section Medical Director.  Willingness and ability to write policies and procedures.  Knowledge of and ability to perform clinical testing, troubleshooting, operate laboratory equipment and train staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher.  (Must provide original transcript at time of interview.)
  • Must be certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or an American Medical Technologist.  (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
  • Experience writing policies and procedures for a laboratory environment is required.
  • Six (6) years or more experience in flow cytometry and hematology in a highly complex clinical laboratory is required.
  • Two (2) years supervisory or Lead Medical Technologist experience is required. 

 

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of all systems and procedures utilized within Flow Cytometry and Hematology in a highly complex clinical laboratory.  Ability to supervise, schedule and direct technical staff engaged in the performance of highly complex laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Assist in the formulation of laboratory standards and assist in the writing procedures/policies for the section. 
  • A thorough and extensive knowledge of professional, safety, governmental and other regulatory requirements applicable to the clinical laboratories. 
  • Ability to preside over operations, services, and activities of a critical nature and exercise skill and professional discretion in resolving problems and contingencies which may arise. 
  • Ability to discuss in technical terms, test results and program effectiveness concerning delivery of services to patients and other departments.  Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPPA requirements. 
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate laboratory information systems services, or the use of PCs and other devices as needed. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite skills.

 

 

COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Requisition ID: 00115582

Post Date: March 20, 2014

Closing Date: April 20, 2014

Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY

Location: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Visibility: Both

This position is no longer available.