Position Summary: Responsible for the overall operation of the department. Responsible for orientating, evaluating, and documenting performance of testing personnel. Establishes, maintains, and revises departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety. Oversee and reviews patient test results, quality control results, and takes remedial action when indicated. Maintains departmental expenses and productivity as budgeted.
Education: BS in Medical Technology (Chemical, Physical, Biological, or Clinical Laboratory Science); OR qualifies as a supervisor under current CLIA regulations
Certification: Certified in the area of Clinical Laboratory Science by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
Minimum – Six (6) years of experience in Microbiology Laboratory including Virology, parasitology and mycobacteriology performing high complexity testing. If posseses a masters degree, must have four (4) years of laboratory training or experience or both in a laboratory performing high complexity testing.