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Supervisor, Laboratory Medicine (Full Time) (Evenings)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Kulpmont
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Supervisor, Laboratory Medicine (Full Time) (Evenings)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Lab
Schedule: Evenings
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Core Laboratory Team
Date Posted: 04/13/2022
Job ID: R-30743

Leads and coordinates the daily operations of assigned section in conjunction with leadership.

Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the section personnel to provide optimal, cost-effective delivery of services in accordance with departmental standards of quality, productivity, system-wide integration and standardization.
Job Duties

  • Supervises technical and administrative operations of assigned laboratory section.
  • Including maintaining a staff of qualified personnel to assure quality service is provided.
  • Selects, instructs and develops employees through careful interviewing, comprehensive training, delegation, and supportive coaching.
  • Conducts performance appraisals; ensures training and orientation of new hires, evaluates employee competency in an on-going manner.
  • Participates with Lab Information Technology Team and doctoral directors to plan and oversee all laboratory information system functions in support of hospital and group practice work processes.
  • Ensures staff is adequately trained in all computer applications required for their positions Ensures the provision of timely and efficient workflow in support of group practice quality and turnaround time standards of excellence.
  • Delegates appropriate tasks daily to assure equitable workload and adequate coverage of all responsibilities.
  • Prepares schedule to ensure adequate and appropriate staffing to meet service demands and maintain productivity standards.
  • Prepares and monitors annual operating budget for section cost centers.
  • Collaborates the planning of equipment purchases and leases with the Anatomic Pathology Operations Director.
  • Supervises analysis of cost for materials and negotiation of contracts to obtain favorable prices.
  • Oversees section purchasing, receiving, and inventory management to reduce costs.
  • Assures section's compliance with applicable regulations and accrediting standards.
  • Actively supports the Quality Program and takes a leadership role in facilitating change to realize noticeable error reduction and service improvement.
  • Provides appropriate administrative and transcription support to Pathologists for research projects, Tissue Arrays and the annual laboratory program.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.

    The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.


    The anticipated hours for this position are 3PM-11:30PM.

    In an atmosphere of collaboration, comradery, and continuous improvement, you'll lead a team of lab professionals through day-to-day tasks and long-term strategic department goals. You'll manage scheduling and staffing with the support of analytical and pre-analytical specialists. You'll be responsible for handling day-to-day personnel issues that arise within your team, troubleshooting quality issues, training and upskilling, and advocating for your team with lab leadership. You'll work with team members individually to help them reach their full potential, and you'll be empowered to reward your team for a job well done.

    Our supervisors enjoy the support of our dedicated laboratory leadership team. Through weekly huddles and daily touchpoints with other laboratory leaders, you'll identify and refine best practices to help your team succeed. You can be supported in your professional growth through tuition reimbursement, on-site training programs, and focused, one-on-one feedback sessions with your direct supervisor.

    If you have experience leading diverse teams in an inpatient/hospital environment and are a skilled laboratory professional who's ready to take the next step in your laboratory leadership journey, you'd be an excellent fit for Geisinger's GMC laboratory team. GMC is a 500+ bed level one trauma and comprehensive stroke center that also features a children's hospital and NICU. The ideal candidate will have at least six (6) years of clinical/medical laboratory bench experience and at least one (1) year of direct leadership experience, including personnel and mentoring responsibilities. Must have relevant bachelor's degree.

    For more information, please contact Laura Eckenrode at . Learn more about Geisinger Medical Laboratories by visiting

    Geisinger Medical Center is CAP-accredited and AABB-accredited.

    Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Bachelor's Degree- (Preferred)
    Experience Minimum of 6 years-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 1 year-Managerial/Supervisory (Preferred)
    Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Supervisor, Laboratory Medicine (Full Time) (Evenings), Healthcare , Kulpmont, Pennsylvania

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