Supervisor, Laboratory Services (Pathology)

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-18
Req: R100041672
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The UHealth department of Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a licensed Supervisor, Laboratory Services.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

Supervises the test performance of technologists, reviews preliminary test results on worksheets, monitors the recording and distribution of finalized reports, initiates deviation report investigations, and implements corrective actions. Assists technical personnel in the resolution of test result discrepancies and performance of proficiency test exercises. Manages the purchase, requisition, and maintenance of the laboratory stock of supplies. Oversees the orientation, training, and evaluation of competency for current and new laboratory testing personnel. Assists with the management and scheduling of clinical laboratory personnel. Performs occasional technical functions for activities related to the laboratory’s quality assurance program, licensure, or certification. Interviews, hires, evaluates, counsels, and disciplines subordinate employees. Assists in the development of departmental policies for employee bloodborne pathogen exposures, and oversees employee health exposures. Collaborates with management in the education of medical students and allied technical personnel through specialized studies, scientific committees, and collaborative research. Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

Department Specific Functions

Analyze, supervise and manage all COVID- Laboratory Department activities. Plan, prepare and supervise laboratory services relating to national standards and organization’s policies. Provide and perform access to laboratory personnel for consultation and determine operational troubles in timely manner. Establish, execute, review and evaluate laboratory procedures and policies and procedures for operating functions of laboratory. Perform analytic, pre and post analytic functions to attain departmental goals and ensure stable conformance by laboratory staff. Head responsibility to maintain laboratory records, reports and files. Analyze and suggest and monitor maintenance and all COVID related needs. Manage laboratory purchase of inventory, storage and supplies usage. Manage and resolve administrative and technical problems.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Certification and Licensing:

Florida license as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Experience:

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

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