Hospital Lab Supervisor - Blood Bank - Stafford Township, New Jersey - 08:00-05:00
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Responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the non-exempt lab personnel (Blood Bank Medical Technologists, Phlebotomy and Lab Assistants) on multiple shifts. Accountable for quantity and quality of specimens handled and test results.
1. Oversees staff and activities of the department, distributes/assigns work; determines priorities; schedules non-routine procedures; performs personnel related functions (hiring, firing, discipline, training, etc.).
2. Performs advanced/specialized tests and other related laboratory techniques. May duplicate work of others to confirm test results. Re-evaluates methodology, makes recommended changes and assists in test interpretation. Determines if further testing should be done on samples or if test should be repeated.
3. Checks/approves all specialized and problem reports for accuracy.
4. Initiates quality-control measures and monitors quality of work for adherence to laboratory standards.
5. Performs duties of technologist as necessitated by absence or peak workload.
6. Completes special projects as requested, e. g., surveys, statistical reports, studies, research, etc.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or Life Sciences required. ASCP certification preferred.
Work Experience: 5+ years of medical technologist experience in the blood bank. Prior lead or supervisor experience highly preferred.