Yale New Haven Health System

  • MICROBIOLOGY/CENTRL PROC. SUPV

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    68594
    Department
    LAB - MICROBIOLOGY
    Category
    MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    M-F, AS NEEDED WEEKENDS AND OFF HOURS
    Work Hours
    DAYS, AS NEEDED OFF SHIFT
    Work Shift
    NONE
    Requisition ID
    2018-21831
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

    Supervises technical personnel in specimen processing, test analysis, and reporting of test results. Performs tests requiring special scientific skills. For central processing, upervises support personnel in specimen processing, specimen distribution, and reporting of test results. Oversees the performance of laboratory procedures in the absence of the Director and Section Chief. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Provides staff with professional and administrative supervision.
      • 1.1 Assigns work flow based on departmental needs and in conjunction with the clinical chief as observed by Director and feedback from clinical chief.
    • 2. Directs the management of the department.
      • 2.1 Establishes and enforces technical and administrative policies and procedures per professional and hospital standards as observed by Director.
    • 3. Controls all result reporting activity.
      • 3.1 Oversees the generation of all results
    • 4. Supports the Quality Assurance Program.
      • 4.1 Establishes and quantifies departmental quality assurance monitors as periodically reviewed by Director.
    • 5. Supports continuing education and the Med. Tech. School.
      • 5.1 Develops, prepares, and oversees lectures in a clinical rotation as observed by Director.
    • 6. Plans for supply purchases and instrument maintenance.
      • 6.1 Assures adequate supply inventories are maintained as observed by Director and clinical chief.
    • 7. Directs all problem solving activity.
      • 7.1 Works directly with clinician to resolve issues as required as observed by Director and based on feedback from clinician.
    • 8. Plans for future enhancements to departmental procedures and operations.
      • 8.1 Reviews current literature for new methods and state-of-the-art techniques and makes recommendations to implement new tests, procedures, or methodologies as noted in periodic reports to Director and/or clinician.
    • 9. Fosters professionalism and demonstrates flexibility both inside and outside the department.
      • 9.1 Adapts appropriately to a changing hospital and regulatory environments as observed by Director.
    • 10. Maintains a high level of safety within the department.
      • 10.1 Enforces safety regulations according to established safety standards as indicated by supervisory observation.
    • 11. Performs and reviews tests for as required for assigned patients.
      • 11.1 Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge and skill in performing and reviewing test results for geriatric patients as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


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    EXPERIENCE


    Medical technologist with at least six years of full-time experience (or Masters Degree), Two years of experience in specialty area.


    SPECIAL SKILLS


    Meets all CLIA '88 standards for General Supervisor.


    PHYSICAL DEMAND


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. They must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. They are occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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