25 or fewer team members = monthly
This position is responsible for the supervision of Lead Medical Technologists, Lead Medical Laboratory Technicians, Registered and Registry-Eligible Medical Technologists – Client Support, Registered and Registry-Eligible Medical Laboratory Technicians-Client Support, Technologist Associates Technician Aides, Lab Process Techs, Laboratory Support Specialist – Intake and Order Entry, Laboratory Customer Support Specialist I, and Lab Tech Rep in the PLP (Preferred Lab Partners) HUB.This position is responsible for the scheduling, duty assignments, productivity, quality control, maintenance and repair of equipment, ordering of supplies, and implementation of new equipment and procedures. This position interacts and works effectively and proactively with their site leadership, their one-up, other priority lab supervisors to cover all priority lab needs to include TCI and Ambulatory Labs. This position is responsible for hiring, terminating, provides performance counseling and appraisals for their direct reports. This position works collaboratively with the TriHealth Laboratories’ department specific Technical Specialists and the Lab Compliance/Safety/QA Specialist to maintain quality and compliance with regulatory agencies. The Supervisor of Laboratory Services ensures that the Lab services meet customer needs while continuously striving to improve the quality of services provided. This position provides communication between customer support and processors of referral lab specimens to ensure a high level of satisfaction for our hospitals, physicians, other team members and patients. The position managers supplies to the provider offices keeping in accordance with the rules of the OIG. They maintain and provide logistics of lab couriers. This position serves as the point of contact for Preferred Lab Partners (PLP)/the joint venture. This supervisor utilizes a team approach to work with other lab supervisors and managers, as well as other departments, to develop processes and procedures to establish efficient workflow and use of resources, to resolve issues, and to maintain a high level of employee morale. This position ensures employee adherence to all rules, regulations, standards and policies including CAP, OSHA, TJC, HIPAA and other regulatory agencies as well as TriHealth’s Compliance Plan.
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Chemical, Physical or Biological Science
Interviews, orients, schedules, trains, and supervises outreach staff. Edits and approves employee time records. Conducts competency testing and annual performance appraisals. Provides employee recognition and performance counseling up to and including
Provides training and information for customers and staff. Writes procedures and conducts in-services. Keeps materials up-to-date. Adjusts workflows as needed to improve efficiency and accuracy and to maximize use of resources.
Serves as a liaison between the laboratory and its customers. Investigates, troubleshoots, and resolves customers’ concerns. Works with lab managers and external sources to develop solutions and minimize issues. Documents concerns and prepares QA repor
Meets with customers to set up lab services and help plan systems, procedures, workflows, and report delivery. Assesses level of satisfaction with lab services and opportunities for enhancing services. Builds positive relationships with customers and st
Monitors monthly call reports and call logs to improve response times and recommend appropriate staffing levels.
Other Job-Related Information:
Direct Report FTEs = 3-9
Climbing - Consistently
Concentrating - Consistently
Continuous Learning - Consistently
Hearing: Conversation - Consistently
Hearing: Other Sounds - Consistently
Interpersonal Communication - Consistently
Kneeling - Occasionally
Lifting <10 Lbs. - Consistently
Lifting 50+ Lbs - Occasionally
Lifting <50 Lbs - Consistently
Pulling - Frequently
Pushing - Frequently
Reaching - Frequently
Reading - Consistently
Sitting - Consistently
Standing - Consistently
Stooping - Frequently
Talking - Consistently
Thinking/Reasoning - Consistently
Use of Hands - Consistently
Color Vision - Consistently
Visual Acuity: Far - Consistently
Visual Acuity: Near - Consistently
Walking - Consistently
Leadership Performance Standards
TriHealth leaders create a culture of engagement, safety & reliability and high performance by consistently modeling and utilizing the following TriHealth Way leadership competencies, tactics and ALWAYS Behaviors to drive strategic pillar results:
Achievement of Annual Pillar Goals:
1) Safety/Quality, 2) Service, 3) Growth, 4) Culture/People, 5) Finance
TriHealth Way of Leading
TriHealth Way of Serving
Drive for Results
Build Organizational Talent
Conduct department huddles. Generally, clinical departments hold daily huddles, non-clinical hold weekly huddles.
Regularly Round on Team Members, using questions from the rounding log.
26-50 team members = every other month
51+ (and optional team members) = quarterly
Lead monthly team meetings using meeting agenda template; review stoplight report; cascade key leadership messages.
Model, coach and validate team members’ use of TriHealth Way behaviors (AIDET + Promise, Always Behaviors and Always HEARD).
Recognize team members for safety wins, positive performance and demonstrating SERVE and ALWAYS behaviors, TriHealth Way of Leading, Serving and Delivering Care.