**Req Number** 49945
Supervises, plans, organizes and evaluates laboratory support operations and staff including, but not limited to, Central Processing, Phlebotomy, and Inventory. Communicates with customers and staff; ensures quality outcomes. Maintains equipment and information systems needs.
+ Promotes Clinical Laboratory Support department goals by selecting, motivating, and training capable team members.
+ Leads the activities of assigned Clinical Laboratory Support team members by communicating and providing guidance toward achieving department objectives.
+ Supervises and coordinates the daily operations of the central processing and phlebotomy sections of the laboratory.
+ Develops, implements, and evaluates approved operations and procedures to achieve department and service line strategic goals and objectives.
+ Ensures laboratory management approval and staff review, and documents changes and updates, in accordance with the document control policy.
+ Organizes, assigns, and directs work activities of the phlebotomy and accessioning staff.
+ Maintains supply of specimen collection equipment and supplies, and office supplies via inventory control and management to support operational needs.
+ Ensures storage, retrieval, and disposal of specimens, contaminated sharps, and bio-hazardous waste in accordance with procedures.
+ Plans and coordinates sections' quality improvement initiatives.
+ Recommends and implements approved performance improvement monitors and benchmarks for departmental quality improvement initiatives, and engages staff in quality improvement initiatives.
+ Ensures laboratory preparedness for audits/inspections and keeps informed of state and federal regulations.
+ Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.
+ Associate's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
+ 4-6 years of relevant experience and 0-2 years of leadership / management experience, required.