Histology Supv- Chantilly, VA req57602
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: January 12, 2021
Histology Supv- Chantilly, Virginia - Monday to FridayLook for
more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic
testing, information and services to help them make better
healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far
reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear
dedication to service. It's about providing clarity and hope. As a
Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry,
with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge.
You'll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can
inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the
people we serve. At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role
in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we
offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1
Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we're creating
the lab of the future - an environment where you can deliver
cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and
breakthroughs. JOB SUMMARY:Responsible for the day-to-day
operations of the Histology laboratory and supervision of the
technical and support staff. In conjunction with the Department
Manager, ensures that all departmental policies and procedures meet
the standards of current state and federal regulations. JOB
RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Coordinate and supervise the Histotechs, Lab
Aides, Grossing Personnel, and other support staff.2. Schedule and
maintain adequate coverage and effective utilization of personnel.
3. Monitor and control expenses in line with department budget. 4.
Assist in the preparation of the budget and recommend capital
equipment needs. 5. Maintain appropriate levels of supplies and
reagents commensurate with workload.6. Provide technical
instructions and training of personnel in techniques,
instrumentation, and organization of work. 7. Maintain a current
procedure manual, reviewing and revising as needed. 8. Interview
and select potential employees in conjunction with the Manager. 9.
Write and conduct employee performance evaluations. 10. Ensure that
all employees follow all company and department policies; initiate
performance improvement with employees, as needed. 11. Participate
in company meetings and conduct departmental meetings, when
applicable. 12. Maintain equipment and instruments in good
operating condition, recognize any malfunctions and troubleshoot.
13. Communicates with the Histopathology Technical Supervisor and
Senior Medical Director/Laboratory Director as appropriate. 14.
Maintain attendance records; approve overtime and vacation time.15.
Ensure proper time record editing. 16. Ensure the technical
quality, so that the Pathologists can adequately evaluate prepared
slides. 17. Ensure that all outstanding cases are reconciled. 18.
Engage in client contact, as applicable. 19. Maintain appropriate
Quality Assurance documentation.20. Ensure that all employees
comply with all safety regulations, including personal protective
equipment.21. Complete successfully all personnel departmental
training and competency assessments.22. Interact with medical
transcription staff, as applicable 23. Facilitate and develop
continuing education.24. Perform special projects, as assigned by
the department manager.25. Provide backup for bench
Histotechnicians/Histotechnologists in sectioning and staining. 26.
Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance
standards are met. 27. Ensure compliance with all local, federal,
CLIA and CAP regulations 28. Other duties, as assigned by manager.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education: BS degree in Biological/Physical
sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Work Experience: 3-6 years experience as a Histotechnologist, with
1-2 years in a leadership role preferred. Special Requirements: 1.
Meet all of the qualifications listed in the Minimum Qualifications
for Histology Laboratory Supervisor SOP. 2. HT (ASCP) or HTL
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