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San Antonio, TX, United States

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Methodist Hospital

Histology Laboratory Supervisor

Histology Department

FT - Exempt


Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 1013 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.

 

As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

  

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discount Program

  • 401K

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Your Role: Histology Laboratory Supervisor


The Laboratory Technical Supervisor assists Manager with the day to day operations of the section/department which includes: managing personnel, developing and monitoring quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing programs; developing and evaluating laboratory methodologies, protocols and techniques; overseeing care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies, and inventories. Performs clinical testing. 

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supports Managers in personnel activities that may include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance (conducts annual feedbacks), making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance. Is responsible for their employee’s output and conduct. 
  • Understands laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes with correlation of disease states and test results. Independently performs specimen processing and testing to include moderate and high complexity testing (as appropriate per facility). Satisfactorily completes competency checklist for this position. May administer quality control and calibration of instrumentation where applicable.
  • Assures compliance with accrediting agencies; understands and applies CQI principles; anticipates needs and develops, implements, and evaluates quality assurance programs, provides corrective action and documentation.
  • Develops and evaluates laboratory methodologies, procedures and techniques in the area of clinical specialty.
  • Acts as a resource to customers, both within the department and outside the department, on testing methods and procedures, and laboratory operations, safety and training. Functions as laboratory liaison and contact person in the absence of other management personnel.
  • Oversees ordering, care, maintenance and utilization of department equipment, supplies, and inventories.

 

 

 


 

Qualifications

Education: 

  • Baccalaureate degree is preferred.

Experience: 

  • 5 years of experience in clinical laboratory

Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

License/Certification:

  • Certification: MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (AAB), CLS (NCA), HT(ASCP), HTL(ASCP), or MT(HEW)

Preferred:

  • Supervisory experience is preferred.

 

 

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Methodist Hospital
Facility: Methodist Hospital
Job ID: 02531-97120
Category: Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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