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The Supervisor, Laboratory is accountable for all administrative and operational functions of the laboratory. Ensures that staff follows policies and procedures to meet departmental objectives to meet patient needs and comply with regulatory agencies.
- Oversees daily laboratory operations and
supervises subordinate personnel engaged in the processing of anatomic tissues
for pathologic diagnoses, as well as teaching and research applications
- Resolves day-to-day operational problems related
to system, personnel and equipment performance; evaluates and updates
laboratory procedures and methodologies
- Prepares work schedules and assigns work to
subordinate employees, ensuring adequate coverage at all times; Prioritizes
work when equipment fails and short staffing occurs; may perform duties of
subordinate employees on an as-needed basis
- Ensures personnel safety and wellbeing; follows
laboratory, department and personnel safety guidelines
- Provides Quality Control measures for test
procedures; reviews and documents results; implements corrective action(s) when
tolerance limits are exceeded; ensures specimen integrity from point of receipt
and accessioning through filing/archival; ensures compliance with standards and
regulations of accrediting and government agencies
- Evaluates competency and performance of
subordinate personnel; provides effective recommendations on hiring,
advancement or termination of subordinates; when necessary, disciplines
- Orients and teaches technical staff, fellows and
residents about pertinent procedures and activities; designs and conducts
continuing education training and in-service programs
- Conducts special projects and statistical
- Maintains adequate inventory of laboratory
supplies and reagents; provides effective recommendations regarding capital
equipment acquisition and renovation/construction
- Provides direction and advice to subordinates
concerning problems that are beyond the scope of their knowledge and expertise
- Apprises supervisor of problem(s) beyond the
scope of own knowledge and expertise
- Expedites other responsibilities assigned by supervisor on an as-needed basis
- Bachelor’s degree in sciences or related field
- 2 years’ experience (3 years or greater preferred) in a laboratory setting, with supervisory experience preferred
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.