Supervisor, Lab Job Description

Supervisor, Lab Job Description

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Supervisor, lab provides training for personnel to use all test equipment, perform company and agency testing, and make any needed measurements of parts or physical parameters of systems.

Supervisor, Lab Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective supervisor, lab job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included supervisor, lab job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for all Quality Control Lab functions including the supervision, training, and development of lab personnel
Reports all test results in a timely manner and calls all results designated as panic results to physicians and nursing units
Communicates any technical problems to the Department Supervisor
Runs and review outstanding work lists and follow up in all outstanding specimens
Perform and record all Quality Control results
Perform and record all required maintenance on laboratory instruments
Perform all Blood Bank testing including type and screen, cross matches and routine antibody testing
Perform Proficiency testing as part of normal workload with satisfactory results
Process Emergency Room specimen STAT from pneumatic tube
Send out specimens to reference laboratory

Supervisor, Lab Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Supervisor, Lab

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, BLS, ISO, CITI, BCBA, CDA, CNAS, ACLS, HVAC, FSSC

Education for Supervisor, Lab

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the supervisor, lab job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Medical Technology, Science, Chemistry, Education, Medical, Biology, Technical, Clinical Laboratory Science, Engineering, Physical Science

Skills for Supervisor, Lab

Desired skills for supervisor, lab include:

Internet for business use
Procedures and equipment used in sections supervised
Public relations and project management practices
Supervision
Training/development
Ability to write and recommend changes to PPD SOPs
GMP
More complex tests to perform as needed
QA metrics of program base
Applicable labor laws

Desired experience for supervisor, lab includes:

Timely processing of all laboratory tests
Performance and monitoring of quality control testing
Preparation of schedule to ensure adequate staffing with a minimum of overtime
Monitoring and maintaining reagent and supply inventories
Maintaining equipment and records according to standards, quality assurance and proficiency testing in accordance with the NYS DOH accreditation requirements
Scheduling all three shifts

Supervisor, Lab Examples

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Supervisor, Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a supervisor, lab. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supervisor, lab
  • Providing medical laboratory diagnostic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures
  • Maintaining medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards
  • Maintaining medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level
  • Maintaining medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas
  • Maintaining quality results by participating in quality assurance programs
  • Understanding medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems
  • Implementing new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives
  • Completing operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees
  • Maintaining medical laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees
  • Overseeing all generalized duties of the various lab areas and Central Processing
Qualifications for supervisor, lab
  • Routinely performing the functions of the “bench tech” in the sections of Hematology, Chemistry and Blood Bank
  • Follow regulatory compliance and company policies
  • Preparing SOP/WI/MOC for newly procured lab equipments and ensure that latest are being followed in lab in production
  • RN requires BSN within 24 months
  • Minimum of one year experience in acute care hospital within the last three years
  • Teach and demonstrate various weld processes in all positions
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Supervisor, Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a supervisor, lab. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supervisor, lab
  • Ensures that the reporting of data and maintenance records is documented
  • Preventative Maintenance contracts on equipment
  • Provide technical and managerial leadership to technicians in the Psychrometric Lab
  • This includes planning and assigning work to team members, tracking assignment completion, assisting team members with problem resolution, coaching and training employees, people development, performance evaluation, salary management, and budget management
  • Ensure that proper test procedures are followed, according to applicable agency standards and JCI requirements
  • Respond to inquiries regarding operation details (costs, methods)
  • Provides for effective planning in the provision and the design of services in the department in collaboration with department director
  • In coordination with department director, manages human resources to meet the needs of the employee and the department
  • Department Specific Activities of the Department Supervisor
  • Possess necessary knowledge of pt
Qualifications for supervisor, lab
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative and leadership capabilities
  • Minimum of 5 years in Lab Operations
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Electronics & Speciality Gas Operations
  • Learn well about processing technique
  • Be able to operate and use analytical equipments
  • Associate’s Degree, or equivalent, in an applicable technical degree program and / or extensive HVAC laboratory experience is required
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Supervisor, Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of supervisor, lab. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supervisor, lab
  • Using your excellent time management skills, you are consistently maintaining the quality and daily production activities within the lab
  • You will participate in production activities and reassign employees as necessary to ensure production is up to the lab's standards and goals
  • With your excellent analytical skills, you will create and maintain required reporting and spreadsheets to document quality assurance
  • Using your supportive coaching methods, you will lead your team on a daily basis and ensure all quotas and employee performance standards are being met
  • You will also review CSS and USDA regulations and help ensure that procedures and facilities are compliant while maintaining high level standards of laboratory procedures
  • Maintain quality and performance measurables (supplier audits, monthly inspections)
  • Teaches guides, oversees, and organizes employees to complete the tests (Static/ mech system ) as required
  • Ensure the Static Test tools and parts are organized and labeled in the work area
  • Completes quarterly evaluations and reviews them with direct reports in a timely manner
  • Direct the routine operation of the Pasadena / Deer Park PVC Laboratories
Qualifications for supervisor, lab
  • Bachelor Degree in Science, Animal Sciences or equivalent
  • 3 years supervisory experience minimum
  • 5 years production experience, laboratory environment preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Minimum of six (6) years pertinent clinical laboratory experience subsequent to qualifying of which two (2) years have been spent working with in a clinical laboratory having a director at the doctorial level
  • Current CLS or CGMBS license
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Supervisor, Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supervisor, lab. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supervisor, lab
  • This is a fast-paced position requiring exceptional organizational and communication skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Primarily first shift but hours may vary to accommodate the needs of a 24/7 laboratory operation
  • Certification in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science by American Society of Clinical Pathology
  • Bachelors or Masters in clinical laboratory science, medical technology, or chemical, physical or biological science
  • Graduate degree in business, finance or management
  • Two (2) years of experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Evaluate departmental staffing needs
  • Prioritize workload of assigned group
  • Provide technical and managerial leadership to technicians in the UPG Heat Lab
  • Supervising the lab operations of the Constitutional Blood Cytogenetic Department, including accurate delivery of patient results, competency assessments, continuing education, and positive morale of laboratory staff
Qualifications for supervisor, lab
  • Regularly assess the condition of equipment in the laboratory
  • Place inventory orders and acknowledge all inventory received by the laboratory to ensure that supplies received are complete, are in acceptable condition and meet quality standards
  • Review shift reports for all shifts and all departments
  • The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for adherence to all policies within the Laboratory Department, participates in the hiring of lab employees and in the correction action process per employee handbook
  • The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for workplace safety
  • The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for completing any assignments from the Lab Director on time
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Supervisor, Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supervisor, lab. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supervisor, lab
  • Providing day-to-day supervision of test performance by validated testing personnel
  • Oversees the monitoring of department inventory on a regular basis by direct supervision of orders through Min-Max, monitoring of standing orders and material requisitions
  • Participates on interdepartmental committees or teams
  • Teaches students and trains new partners
  • Assures enrollment in appropriate proficiency testing programs, administrates proficiency testing program according to regulatory standards and assures acceptable performance for all lab specialties performed at assigned laboratory
  • Develops effective policies, procedures and performance standards for all lab specialties performed at assigned laboratory
  • Assures initial and annual tech competency checklists are completed for all lab specialties performed at assigned laboratory
  • Evaluates new methods, procedures and equipment for all lab specialties performed at assigned laboratory
  • Serves as a technical resource to medical staff, system laboratories and other departments for all lab specialties performed at assigned laboratory
  • Maintains appropriate supply level of inventory to assure smooth operation of laboratory
Qualifications for supervisor, lab
  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a technical degree program or equivalent experience is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology (BSME, BSMET, BSEE, BSEET) is preferred
  • The supervisor will be expected to perform Gas and Electric Heat Testing as needed
  • ASCP certification in Cytogenetics or Molecular is required
  • 7 years of experience in a Cytogenetics or Molecular laboratory at the Technologist level or above required
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a leadership capacity is highly preferred

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