Laboratory Supervisor, Point of Care Testing
Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Shift Information: Day Job
Plans, coordinates and directs the daily activities of the personnel in assigned sections. Provides expert technical assistance. Directs training of the section personnel. Assigns, schedules, reviews, and evaluates technical personnel to ensure the validity and accuracy of test results. Provides effective leadership for laboratory and hospital policies and procedures.
In conjunction with the medical/scientific director and the Laboratory Quality and Compliance Manager, establishes and/or maintains appropriate quality control and quality assurance programs. Maintains standards that meet or exceed standards of accrediting agencies. Performs Med Tech duties as required.
Baccalaureate degree with certification at the Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist level by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or eligible. Minimum two (2) years previous experience performing laboratory testing. Leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of the healthcare team. Extensive knowledge of laboratory regulations and phlebotomy skills strongly preferred. Extensive local travel required.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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