HCA, Hospital Corporation of America St.David's Medical Center - Supervisor Laboratory Section in Austin, Texas
Position Summary: Responsible for the overall operation of the department. Responsible for orientating, evaluating and documenting competency of testing personnel. Establishes, maintains and revises departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, performance improvement and safety. Oversees and reviews patient test results and quality control results and takes remedial action when indicated. Maintains departmental expenses and productivity as budgeted
Knowledge & Skills: Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the laboratory. Adheres to and enforces prescribed laboratory safety policies and regulations. Works independently with minimal direction. Functions as a liaison between the laboratory and the laboratory customers. Provides care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Operates general laboratory equipment including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards and CRT, automated analyzers, centrifuges, microscopes, manual and automated pipettes. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Ability to read and write in English.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical reports. Ability to write accurate and concise clinical documents, memos and required business correspondence. Ability to collect and analyze data using statistical methods. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels with the laboratory and with laboratory customers.
Education: Required: B.S. in Chemical, Biological, Medical Technology or Physical Science; or equivalent exam; One year of laboratory training from an accredited program if B.S. is not in Medical Technology
Experience: Required: One year of laboratory training from an accredited program if B.S. is not in Medical Technology; One year of laboratory testing in a high complexity environment Preferred: Four years of laboratory testing in a high complexity environment
Credentials: Required: Certified in the area of Clinical Laboratory Science by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, National Certification Agency for Clinical Laboratory Professionals or equivalent
Title: St.David's Medical Center - Supervisor Laboratory Section
Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06676-48767