Reviews test results for clerical errors, accuracy and reasonableness for the section using computerized reports. Resolves problems detected and counsels the technical staff as needed.
Reviews quality controls results, resolves problems detected and documents actions taken. Reviews QC monthly with the pathologist as necessary
Maintains section standard operating procedures. Creates, revises and reviews procedures as required.
Maintains all appropriate records according to accreditation agency standards. Assists and coordinates AABB and CAP inspections.
Coordinates and reviews proficiency testing prior to reporting results to the surveying agency. Reviews results and responds to any problem as necessary.
Implements policies to maintain efficient utilization of personnel, materials and equipment in order to contain costs.
Responsible for supply requisition and inventory control.
Interfaces with the pathologists and lab director regarding new policies and procedures and problems and concerns pertaining to the laboratory.
Performs cost analysis and revises procedure and instrumentation to ensure cost containment. Analyzes new technology and recommends changes in the section as needed.
Oversees the implementation of new equipment including validation, calibration, correlation studies, training of staff, and other required activities.
Responsible for the orientation of new employees, staff development, evaluation and documentation of competency of personnel rotating through the section.
Discusses test results and technical issues with physicians and nursing personnel as requested.
Serves as a member of the laboratory leadership team. Works collaboratively with colleagues
Strives to include the mission and values of Florida Hospital Ormond Memorial/Oceanside in the daily activities of the section.
Supervises the entire laboratory in the absence of the Laboratory Director when assigned.
Functions as staff technologist when necessary.
Demonstrates competency in the performance of laboratory procedures as they relate to specific age groups (neonate, child, and adolescent, adult, geriatric).
Other responsibilities as designated by the Laboratory Director.
What you will need:
B.S. degree in medical technology from an accredited school or B.S. in a biological science with clinical laboratory certification or Specialty in Blood Bank.
Minimum of three years’ experience in the section supervised
Must have a laboratory supervisor’s license in the pertinent specialty (ies) in the State of Florida or be eligible and obtain the license within one year of hire.
Under the general direction of the Laboratory Director, the Blood Bank Supervisor coordinates the work performed in the blood bank department. The supervisor maintains procedure manuals and implements new procedures according to the guidelines of the regulatory agencies. Supervises and participates in the evaluation of technical staff and students assigned to their respective area. Reviews quality control and quality assurance activities for the section. The Blood Bank supervisor resolves equipment and procedure problems with service and technical representatives. Ensures an appropriate inventory of reagents and supplies. Recommends disciplinary actions and training protocols for employees.
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