This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.
We are looking for a Specimen Processing Supervisor, Overnight (40 hours per week) in our Melbourne, FL location.
Schedule: Monday-Friday 10:00pm-06:30am
Responsible for the overseeing following activities: training of all personnel, all daily operations of Specimen Processing, Ensure all Compliance Policies are followed, low error rate, and productivity within company standards. Ensure maintenance of a safe, ergonomically sound, professional environment.
Responsible for managing daily operations of departments
Oversee safety, ergonomics, maintenance, and cleanliness of department (including upgrades, repairs, etc)
Oversee implementation of SOPs for Specimen Processing in accordance with company policy
Oversee/Ensure all processing documentation is complete and reviewed as required.
Ensure Specimen workflow from logistics meets the needs of the department
Monitor Special Handling of identified Clients, to ensure irreplaceable patient samples are not mishandled specimens/orders.
Must be able to establish a positive work environment that actively encourages and supports employee involvement.
Hold regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Track/enter time/attendance of employees.
Prepare month-end reports.
Investigates/resolves and responds to client complaints.
Monitor schedules to ensure minimal overtime for employees.
Identify, develop and implement process improvement plans.
Responsible to ensure company Policies are followed.
Responsible for training and development of staff.
Monitor on-going performance of employees; provide corrective action and counseling as required.
Effectively work with internal departments to resolve problems. Must have interpersonal skills to gain cooperation with other departments, and foster continuous improvements.
Any/All other projects as assigned by management.
High School Diploma or equivalent. College Degree Preferred
At least two years supervisory experience in fast paced clinical lab setting
Computer skills, MS Office applications
Medical or production background preferred.
The ability to effectively work with internal departments to resolve problems. Must have interpersonal skills and foster continuous improvements.
Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements, weekends, and holidays, on call and long hours.
Demonstrate excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and is able to manage client and employee concerns in a professional manner.
Exercise consistent sound judgment.
Capable of handling multiple priorities in a high volume setting.
Able to organize projects within the processing department and with cross functional departments.
BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.