Laboratory Supervisor
Quest Diagnostics - Oklahoma City, OK

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The Journey Begins with you.

There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy.

Responsibilities

The Laboratory Supervisor has the responsibility for the planning, coordination, evaluation, and supervision of all technical and/or operational activities and staff members in the laboratory. Responsible for performing duties so as to operate the lab with the highest quality safety and integrity, and in an efficient, economical and businesslike manner are of utmost importance. Work with staff and physician office staff to assure proper operation of the laboratory.

Plans, assigns and directs work in the laboratory. Able to review equipment and bring in-house new testing. Mentors and supports employees in their responsibilities in QC, testing, and ensures they receive training in supervisory skill development. Defines, coordinates, and monitors quality assurance programs and supervises activities of the Quality Assurance Specialist. Ensures quality control and compliance procedures are followed. Oversees staffing of all personnel in the laboratory. Reviews test performance, drives process and project management, and prepares and submits required reports to meet established deadlines. Manages test database. Resolves problems through interaction with clients.

Defines, coordinates and monitors EHS programs and supervises activities of the Department Safety Coordinator. Ensures EHS regulatory standards and safety procedures are followed.

Responsible for daily operations of physician laboratory. Able to meet physician’s needs by problem solving and resolution of their concerns. Attend monthly meetings as needed by the physicians including but not limited to inspections teams, Patient Care, and Med Quality as required.

Supervisor must be a working bench tech willing to work hours out side 7-4, to make sure employees are trained and problems are resolved. Willing to work with Manager on completion of CAP surveys and training. Review QC weekly and monthly. Able to follow implemented QA program.

Qualifications

BS MT(ASCP) or equivalent required. Requires MLT/MT certification and BS degree in Medical Technology or other life science to meet CLIA standards for a Technical Supervisor.
General hospital laboratory knowledge/e is required. Ability to use Laboratory computers is required. Must possess advanced knowledge associated with testing within hematology, chemistry, serology, and blood bank.

Working Medical Technologist with at least 6 years of experience preferred.

Special Requirements

Excellent customer service skills, professional appearance, and attitude. Hours will be as needed in order to maintain excellent quality and excellent customer service and patient care at all times.

Other Information

Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm position located on the IMBC campus.

How To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact candidates to be interviewed

Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality products and services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Dedicated people improving the health of patients through unsurpassed diagnostic insights."

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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