Supervisor - Laboratory Technical MultiCare Health System - Auburn Medical Center Auburn, WA Full-Time
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Position Summary The Supervisor - Laboratory is responsible for maintaining the integrity and the smooth daily operation of the assigned Laboratory section and for the direct supervision to the personnel assigned to that section. This is a first line supervisor that is responsible for the overall administrative and technical management of section operations. This position supervises Medical Technologists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Processors, or other laboratory personnel. Work situations are varied and require strong leadership skills, organization, prioritization, accuracy, discretion, good judgment, and independent decision-making. Major decisions are subject to the review and approval of the Manager. External contacts include physicians, pathologists, physician office staff, and patients. Internal contacts are primarily with the clinical units and other hospital based staff.
Three (3) years’ experience in relevant area of clinical laboratory
Previous experience and demonstrated skills in a leadership or a supervisory role
BS/BA in a science related field (Microbiology, Medical Technology or equivalent)
Certification of Medical Technologist, MLS(ASCP)CM -OR- categorical certification in Microbiology by AAM or ASCP (A combination of post high-school education and 6 years of recent relevant experience may be substituted for bachelor’s degree requirement, with HR Compensation approval and provided the individual commits to pursuing and completing the bachelor’s degree within a specified time frame)
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Our roots date back more than a century to the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital. Since then, we’ve grown to become Washington State’s largest community-based, locally governed health care system with numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Immediate Clinic, MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic. Our system of care also includes eight hospitals:
Allenmore Hospital (Tacoma)
Auburn Medical Center (Auburn)
Covington Medical Center (Covington)
Deaconess Hospital (Spokane)
Good Samaritan Hospital (Puyallup)
Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (Tacoma)
Tacoma General Hospital (Tacoma)
Valley Hospital (Spokane)
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