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Estimated Pay $27 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Ocala, Florida

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Lighthouse Lab Services seeks a Laboratory Supervisor (Blood Bank) for a Healthcare system in Ocala, FL. The facility prides themselves as a family of caregivers with a mission to treat every person, every time with dignity and respect. Wellness is at the core of what they do, focusing on living a better life today and always. With their whole-person care, expertise and world-class resources they strive to provide an exceptional experience for all. With hospitals and facilities in over 9 states, their consistent approach to healthcare allows them to live their mission and ensure that their communities are living fuller, healthier lives. If you are looking for a career with an organization that truly believes in excellent patient care, This one's for you!

About Ocala, FL: Ocala offers a relatively low cost of living compared to many other parts of Florida. Housing prices, in particular, tend to be more affordable, making it an attractive option for those looking for affordable real estate options. It's known for its natural beauty, with abundant green spaces, rolling hills, and numerous lakes and springs. Ocala experiences a mild climate, with warm winters and hot summers. The area generally has more moderate temperatures compared to other regions. It offers a range of recreational activities and amenities. There are several golf courses, parks, and sports facilities in the area and if you love horses this is the city for you. The city also has a vibrant downtown area with shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions.

The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for managing assigned selected aspects of laboratory processes or shifts, which may include workflow, quality control process, writing/reviewing procedures, performance improvement activities, training of new employees, advanced problem solving for customers and coworkers, department equipment or computer maintenance and upgrades, or other tasks assigned. Assists department leadership with meeting goals in all areas. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or human biological specimens. Analytical laboratory testing generally requires a moderate to high degree of theoretical and practical knowledge and expertise in licensed area(s). Depending on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are included in the work duties customarily performed; additional hours may also be required as needed. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares staff schedule preparation and workflow assignments as required
  • Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee's responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication
  • Manages quality assessment and technical oversight, problem solving, scheduling, interviewing applicants, provides input for staff performance, oversees training and competency evaluations
  • Manages employees in hiring, coaching, or termination with limited supervision from leadership
  • May assist with Standard Operating Procedures and document control
  • Assess competencies according to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations
  • Assists the Laboratory management with special projects as assigned.
  • Reads, examines, and interprets complex test results. Serves as a resource and addresses complex tests/procedures • Manages instrument maintenance and troubleshooting practices
  • Leads quality control and quality assurance testing
  • Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned
  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking, specimen collection as needed; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities
  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to established procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Institutional policies
  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with established procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients
  • Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab leadership. May act as a preceptor when teaching new staff and Students when assigned. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students.
  • Provides guidance to technical and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary
  • Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment
  • Responsibility for local LIS management, including, but not limited to, requests for new test builds and edits and maintenance of instrument interfaces and LIS regulatory validations.
  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities
  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED:

  • Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned
  • Follows and ensures adherence of staff, to the Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to varying priorities, including directing workflow with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain equipment/records and perform quality assessment activities
  • Ability to educate and train new staff in medical laboratory settings
  • Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written English with patients, staff, partners and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ability to operate computer systems in order to maintain patient documentation, testing records, and other related documents

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors and 3+ years' experience in a chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology field
  • Three years of clinical laboratory experience required
  • Generalist experience required.
  • Blood Bank experience required.
  • One year of leadership experience preferred

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • ASCP Certification required
  • Florida State Supervisor License required

Salary/Benefits/Shift:

  • Salary commensurate with education/experience
  • Full Benefits
  • 2nd Shift with some additional hours as needed on weekends

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has more than 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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