HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Medical Technologist Supervisor in San Antonio, Texas

Center City San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Our 354 bed hospital offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, has earned an excellent reputation, one baby at a time.

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare and for the third consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are pleased to announce it is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We have also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for our focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.

General Statement of Duties:

The Laboratory Technical Supervisor assists Manager with the day to day operations of the section/department which includes: managing personnel, developing and monitoring quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing programs; developing and evaluating laboratory methodologies, protocols and techniques; overseeing care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies, and inventories. Performs clinical testing.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Supports Managers in personnel activities that may include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance (conducts annual feedbacks), making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance. Is responsible for their employee’s output and conduct. 2. Understands laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes with correlation of disease states and test results. Independently performs specimen processing and testing to include moderate and high complexity testing (as appropriate per facility). Satisfactorily completes competency checklist for this position. May administer quality control and calibration of instrumentation where applicable. 3. Assures compliance with accrediting agencies; understands and applies CQI principles; anticipates needs and develops, implements, and evaluates quality assurance programs, provides corrective action and documentation. 4. Develops and evaluates laboratory methodologies, procedures and techniques in the area of clinical specialty. 5. Acts as a resource to customers, both within the department and outside the department, on testing methods and procedures, and laboratory operations, safety and training. Functions as laboratory liaison and contact person in the absence of other management personnel. 6. Oversees ordering, care, maintenance and utilization of department equipment, supplies, and inventories.

Minimum Education, Certification, and Experience:

Baccalaureate degree is preferred. Certification: MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (AAB), CLS (NCA), HT(ASCP), HTL(ASCP), or MT(HEW) and 5 years of experience in clinical laboratory. Supervisory experience is preferred.

Equipment Utilized: Meditech, laboratory equipment, and common office equipment.

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Title: Certified Medical Technologist Supervisor

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 01578-88990