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MEDICAL LABORATORY SUPERVISOR - 40001011

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Public Health Services

DATE POSTED:            

October 13, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$44,661.00

SALARY MAXIMUM:

$80,389.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001011

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The Medical Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for the provision of comprehensive, quality-assured laboratory services for all public health department divisions. The Medical Laboratory Supervisor oversees all laboratory activities and has the responsibility for testing that affects the public health of Durham County.

 

The Medical Laboratory Supervisor must function with a high level of self-direction and work independently on a daily basis to solve patient care and analytical issues as they arise. This position is expected to engage effectively in discussions with the Laboratory Director, Administrative Director, and Clinicians.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Daily position expectations include the following:

  • Provide technical expertise for all areas of the laboratory.

  • Serve as a resource to clinicians and others who utilize the services of the laboratory.

  • Act as a technical consultant for all areas of the laboratory including instrumentation, methodology, quality control, and specimen integrity.

  • Interact with a variety of laboratory and public health personnel as well as external customers.

 

Supervisory expectations include the following:

  • Create and maintain employee schedules to ensure adequate laboratory coverage.

  • Maintain competency in all areas of the laboratory in order to assist with workload when required.

  • Assess employee performance and deliver Performance Appraisals, counseling, etc. as needed.

  • Order and maintain adequate levels of reagent and consumable inventory.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology, chemistry, or a biological science from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of medical laboratory experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Two years of clinical laboratory experience in a supervisor or lead capacity.

  • Certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and/or National Credentialing Agency (NCA).

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh