Laboratory Corporation of America Histology Supervisor - (1st Shift) in San Diego, California
The West Division of LabCorp is seeking a Histology Supervisor for the histology department at the San Diego, CA Lab.
The schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday, 5:30am - 2:00pm.
Manage the daily operations of assigned laboratory group to ensure that specimens are properly shipped and received, tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and results are reported in a timely manner
Monitor daily workflow in the lab, plan/ schedule for adequate assay coverage, and troubleshoot/ escalate problems, as necessary
Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory testing staff.
Assist with the hiring of qualified, enthusiastic employees, including technical and non-technical team members
Monitor time tracking system for employees and ensuring attendance expectations are being met
Engage in continuous process and service improvement
Provide technical troubleshooting and decision making
Ensure QC and maintenance of all laboratory equipment
Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations based on thorough evaluation of technical, quality and efficiency impact
Assist with monitoring sample progression and respond to sample status inquiries from customer service as needed
Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations
Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation/compliance requirements
Stay abreast of industry trends, local trends, and any emergency management
Meet regularly with direct reports. Provide coaching and constructive feedback, and career development discussions. Write and deliver performance reviews and build a positive team environment
Normally requires BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field
HT Certification required
QIHC Certification strongly preferred
Expertise with IHC required
Minimum 1-3 years of clinical laboratory experience required, 5-10 years is preferred
Previous supervisor experience preferred
Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking, solid organizational skills, and ability to be flexible
Knowledge of CLIA, JCAHO, CAP and state regulations a plus
Monday-Friday, 5:30am - 2:00pm, additional days and hours may be required based on business needs
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.