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Laboratory Medicine Supervisor, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (Full Time) (Days)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Richfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Laboratory Medicine Supervisor, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (Full Time) (Days)
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Lab
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Laboratory Administration Division
Date Posted: 02/17/2023
Job ID: R-44462
Job Summary $12,500 sign on bonus for qualified applicants!

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.


    Join our laboratory medicine team at Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (GLH)! GLH's lab offers 24/7 services with full blood bank, microbiology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, and immunology.

    This role will primarily supervise the laboratory staff in the hospital, including phlebotomists, lab assistants and technologists. and will have oversight of select local clinic locations. The laboratory supervisor will have the responsibility of attending multidisciplinary meetings with physicians, nursing, and other service line leadership. This position will work closely with engaged regional leadership focused on lab success.

    Experience working in a unionized environment is a plus!

    For further details, please contact April Day, Operations Director II, at .

    GLH is located in Mifflin County in central PA and is just over 120 beds. The lab team at GLH is composed of 1 medical director, 16 medical technologists/medical laboratory scientists, 8 laboratory assistants and 26 phlebotomists. Geisinger Lewistown Hospital is a comprehensive stroke center and the laboratory is CAP accredited.

    Mifflin County is home to gorgeous state parks, wineries, breweries, and is close to Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Benefits start on day one of employment and include comprehensive health coverage, generous PTO, 5% retirement contribution, and more! Geisinger supports your continued education and certification. Tuition reimbursement is available for all full-time employees for job-related undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.

    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-Managing people, processes, or projects (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 , Laboratory Medicine Supervisor, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (Full Time) (Days), Healthcare , Richfield, Pennsylvania

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