We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Laboratory Supervisor-Anatomic Pathology.
In this role, the successful candidate supervises staff and workflow within the main anatomic pathology laboratory. Ensures proper performance of all techniques and procedures, ensures quality work and regulatory preparedness are met. Oversees all areas of the main laboratory including: histology, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, in-situ hybridization, and Renal Pathology processing.
Assists manager with any and all other duties as assigned.
Works with Case Coordinator, Assistant Director for Quality, and Laboratory manager on implementation of quality improvement projects. Responsible for troubleshooting problem cases identified during shift and correcting or completing an appropriate hand-off to the next shift and/or pathologist. Works with pathologists and other laboratory personnel to resolve issues when necessary.
Technical Expertise: Ability to perform benchwork in all areas of histology, IHC, and renal/derm labs.
Communication: Communicates effectively with staff, managers and pathologists; Possesses good computer skills
Planning: Works as member of management team to identify current and future needs for histology/renal/IHC labs; Assist in budget preparation as requested
Equipment/Lab Maintenance: Ensures all equipment is maintained in good working condition; Troubleshoots problems and initiates service calls as necessary; Supervises and trains staff in proper cleaning, reagent replenishment and QC Procedures; Places orders and maintains inventory of lab supplies and reagents
Procedure Development and Implementation: Develops protocols for new techniques/equipment as directed by laboratory manager; Writes procedures following established format; Designs and carries out validation protocols for new equipment or procedures as necessary; Implements procedures after validation, Documents validation as required by CAP and NYSDOH; Ensures reagents, antibodies and controls are validated before use in all areas.
Staff Development: Trains staff as necessary on new policies and procedures; Retrain/in services staff to maintain the competencies required; Monitors staff continuing education and documentation in employee file; Participates in cross training of staff to ensure coverage in all areas of the lab; Identifies areas of weakness in the lab and staff and works with manager to put measures in place that will improve performance and quality.
QC/QA Responsibilities: Responsible for ensuring that all QA/ QC standards are met. Documents as necessary for regulatory agencies and regulatory compliance. Works with laboratory manager to develop standards in response to regulatory changes
Supervision of Staff: Assigns work and monitors productivity, Assesses competencies for each employee and documents improvement plans if applicable. Completes annual staff evaluations.
B.S. in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry or related discipline or B.A. with 24 credits in biology and chemistry.
License and Certification: NYSDOH Clinical Laboratory Technician, Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Clinical Histology Technician. HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP)
6 years experience in histology and IHC with 0-2 years supervisory experience
Excellent communication skills, team player with excellent people skills, ability to self-motivate
QIHC(ASCP) and/or 2-5 years supervisory experience
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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