Supervisor, Core Laboratory - Full Time, Exempt

Adventist Health NW Glendale , CA 91206

Posted 2 months ago

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Supervisor, Core Laboratory who:

Maintains responsibility for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of all respective core lab departmental operations. Is accountable for supervision of departmental staff, training, monitoring, and evaluation of staff, managing department supplies and inventory, assists in the developing, reviewing, and revising of department policies and procedures, assessing clinical laboratory quality control and assurance, and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory bodies (e.g., state, federal, College of American Pathologists, and Joint Commission). Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned personnel using both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs and supervises laboratory personnel, provides technical expertise and administers performance evaluations. Manages daily operations for area of responsibility. Identifies staff education and competency needs and oversees training programs on instrumentation, technology and procedure. Manages staff scheduling and fills in for all positions as needed. Provides training, guidelines and performance evaluations.

  • Studies and reports on lab quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). Responsible for reviewing patient and quality control results for shifts and trends, monitoring quality of departmental functions. Performs and reports Quality Assurance studies, delegating duties as necessary. Identifies and responds to documented shifts and trends by initiating projects to improve and streamline daily lab operations and workflow. Develops and documents laboratory policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Provides technical assistance to hospital/laboratory, CCT Liaison and Lab Marketing Rep/Admin Asst. Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other patient confidentiality guidelines and regulations. Ensues readiness for inspections.

  • Performs equipment and instrumentation maintenance, troubleshooting and calibration as appropriate. Inventories and restocks reagents, calibrators, controls and supplies as needed. Orders and maintains supplies at level to meet departmental needs.

  • Ensures compliance with rules, regulations and accreditation requirements of regulatory agencies, including Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), College of American Pathologists (CAP), Joint Commission (JC), AABB, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required

  • Master's Degree: Preferred

Work Experience:

  • Five years technical experience: Preferred

  • Clinical Lab Scientist experience in hospital setting: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) licensure in the state of practice: Preferred

  • Medical Technologist (MT) certification: Preferred

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Supervisor, Core Laboratory - Full Time, Exempt

Adventist Health NW