HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Supervisor - Laboratory in West Hills, California

West Hills Hospital & Medical Centeris a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.

SHIFT: Evenings, 3pm -11pm



Summary of Responsibilities:Responsibilities include supervising the chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalyses and serology sections of the laboratory. Assure accuracy and precision for all patient specimen testing. Assure accuracy and completeness in quality control. Supervise and maintain the policy and procedures manuals, quality control, maintenance of all equipment and process improvement activities. Perform other duties as assigned.

*Work Experience: *At least four years of CLS experience preferably in an acute care Hospital Clinical Laboratory (one of which is in hematology and chemistry) under a qualified laboratory director. Must be currently licensed and in good standing with the California DHS as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Previous supervisory or management experience preferred. Blood Bank experience is preferred.

Essential Functions:

· Supervise and assure the accuracy of the chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalyses and serology sections. Must rotate through technical areas of the Clinical Lab performing patient testing as needed. · Assure accuracy, precision and completeness in quality control. Review all quality control results daily/weekly/monthly paying special attention for any bias and/or negative trends. · Supervise the s chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalyses and serology sections, including maintaining policy and procedure manuals, quality control, oversee the maintenance on all equipment and process improvement activities. · Must demonstrate leadership and communication skills. · Responsible for scheduling of staff to optimize quality of patient testing and productivity. · Assist in recruitment, hiring and retention of personnel. Facilitate appropriate orientation and competency training as required by CaDHS and CLIA and WHHMC. · Evaluate work performance by performing appropriate six month and annual evaluations. Recommend any disciplinary action(s). · Maintain good employee relations while promoting growth and development. Assist management with problem solving and grievances. · Other tasks as assigned · Must abide by the HCA Code of Conduct and the West Hills Hospital and Medical Center Standards of Behavior.

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Supervisor - Laboratory

Location: California-West Hills-West Hills Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01554-4164