Full Job Description
Under the direction of the Laboratory Administrator, and the Medical Director of Laboratories, Anatomic Pathology Lab Supervisor will be responsible for performing and managing the laboratory operations in the lab including(when needed) preparing microscopic tissue slides for diagnostic purposes; perform tissue stains, histology, , and cytology procedures to assist in diagnosis; troubleshoot technical problems, testing, validations, ensure quality control, assist in selection, training and direction of staff, receive and execute all orders from Pathologist and the Laboratory Administrator.
Manage daily lab operations.
Provide leadership, direction and administration for all departments.
Manage and supervise daily workflow in the lab.
Organize and prioritize workflow so as to maximize effectiveness of staff.
Implement policies and procedures in compliance with Federal, State and Local Agency regulations.
Take part in the recruitment and hiring of all lab personnel.
Manage and monitor all employee times, absences and PTO requests.
Evaluate all employees according to company policies
Maintain all lab inventory, equipment and service contracts.
Perform histology tasks including but not limited to grossing, embedding, microtomy and special stains.
Assist the laboratory technologists with troubleshooting of stain, and instrumentation.
Write and maintain all department SOP’S
Work closely with Quality Manager to ensure the highest quality standards in the lab. Keep and maintain all quality control records.
Maintain all lab statistics.
Manage the validation of all new lab equipment and reagents/tests.
Conduct business in a responsible manner that complies with all state, CLIA, CAP, OSHA and HIPAA regulations, or Joint Commission as applicable.
Provide leadership in daily operations, and have employees incorporate these compliance practices into their daily routines.
AS degree in an approved Histology Technologist Program required. BA/BS degree in Biological/Physical sciences preferred
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in similar role.
NYSED CLT lab license required
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to work in surroundings with degree of dust, noise, etc. without undue discomfort.
Ability to hear, talk, walk, stand, bend and stretch
Ability to read, write and interpret documents
Ability to sit for long periods of time at desk to perform job functions
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and/or co-workers
May be exposed to mechanical/electrical/radiant/explosive/burn and chemical hazards.
May be required to handle, dispose of and/or identify hazardous waste and hazardous materials
May be required to operate and clean equipment
Must be trained in and knowledgeable of all Kingsbrook/Rutland policies and procedures pertaining to hazardous waste and hazardous materials and maintain qualifications applicable to assigned work
Other: Knowledge of all codes and demonstrate understanding
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.
KJMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.