The Supervising Technologist 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.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Supervises the Technologists and other hematology personnel
- Supervises and coordinate the operation of the hematology lab to ensure reliable test results for efficient patient care
- Monitors the standards of accuracy, efficiency, and precision in the performance of tests or the operation of equipment in the Hematology Laboratory
- Checks lab results on worksheets
- Monitors Quality Control and implements corrective action where necessary
- Supervises pipette calibrations and instrument maintenance ensuring that accurate and complete records of instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs are kept
- Promptly contacts company repairpersons, discusses problems with them, and troubleshoots by telephone
- Schedules company repair persons in house in a timely fashion
- Reports actual and impending instrument defects to the Hematology Manager. Assists in the selection of new equipment
- Supervises and ensures correct functioning of the laboratory quality control system in section
- Ensures that quality control actions are taken and documented in a timely fashion by the technical staff
- Checks for trends and accounts for and supervises the correction of problems
- Keeps the Hematology Manager informed of actions and unresolved problems
- Maintains compliance with the policies, procedures, and recordkeeping necessary to meet the standards of accrediting regulatory agencies
- Prepares for site inspection
- Updates and revises procedure manuals
- Supervises and ensures adequate inventory of reagents and supplies
- Initiates timely ordering and follows up on order status. Informs Hematology Manager of any problem associated with ordering supplies, including the need to amend blanket orders
- Supervises reagent dating, storage, and cross-over studies to ensure continuous availability of satisfactory reagents, standards, and controls
- Obtains blood specimens using skin puncture and venipuncture techniques
- Assists physicians in obtaining bone marrow smears and performs cytotechnical staining
- Reviews tests results with medical staff; refers to Pathologists, when necessary
- Compiles data for area as need for cost-accounting and budgeting processes, as requested by the Hematology Manager
- Accessions bone marrow samples
- Performs bench work, if necessary
- Reviews Outreach Reports as needed
- Remains familiar with and enforces laboratory safety practices
- Meets criteria for competency assessment in all areas
Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Lab Sciences or related field required
Two years supervisory experience or six years experience as a Technologist required
Licensing and Certification Requirements:
NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license required
ASCP Certification required
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General Skills and Competencies:
- Supervisory experience preferred.
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