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Medical Technologist Supervisor, Molecular

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

People & HR, Operations
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

You are made of leadership material. You have proven people skills, an eye for the big picture, and the drive to succeed. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our team of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions. Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

This opportunity is:

Location: Memphis, TN 38134

Days and Hours: Monday-Friday first shift (hours may vary)

Full-Time: Eligible for Benefits

In this role, you will:

The Molecular Supervisor oversees and coordinates work activities in the Molecular Diagnostics department using established policies and procedures to advance the goals and objectives of AEL and provide quality patient results.

  • In conjunction with the department director, accountabilities/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Weekly schedules to assign tasks

  • Bi-weekly payroll

  • Monitoring workflow to ensure timely release of work

  • Provide leadership and support to the Molecular personnel. Monitor, counsel, and recommend discipline of Molecular employees to meet productivity goals and quality patient results. Complete assigned performance appraisals for Molecular employees as applicable.

  • Communicate effectively with clients, physicians and employees to resolve client concerns, testing problems, exchange information, secure cooperation and/or coordinate activities to meet the goals of AEL and ensure delivery of quality patient results.

  • Oversee the Quality Assurance/Quality Control process for the department.

  • Oversee LIS data entry and reporting.

  • Maintain departmental inventory including ordering and building/maintaining positive relationships with vendors.

  • Review departmental policies and procedures and ensure they are properly maintained and executed.

  • Evaluate processes and protocols for efficiency making recommendations for improvements.

  • Maintain efficient operation of the department by planning and implementing efficient resource management including general, financial, operations and personnel management to meet the financial goals of the department.

  • Oversee validation processes as assigned to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory bodies.

  • Perform patient sample testing to ensure timely and accurate reporting (typically 70-80% of hours worked, as workflow requires).

All you need is:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and completion of an AMA approved program of Medical Technology
  • Tennessee Medical Technology license and Tennessee Laboratory Supervisor- General License required in addition to ASCP eligible or equivalent.
  • Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under time constraints, without close supervision.
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures as normally acquired through a minimum of four (4) years medical technology experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years molecular diagnostics experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computers/computer software with regards to MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel.

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow within the organization
  • Free lab services for you and your eligible dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement, with a 401(k) that includes a generous company match
  • A sense of belonging – we are a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will have routine access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality, as well as abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when it is required to fulfill job duties.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


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