Laboratory Section Supervisor - Laboratory - Roanoke Rapids, NC

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Vidant North Hospital

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant North Hospital

Vidant North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility where residents of Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in North Carolina and Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Greensville in Virginia receive a wide range of health services close to home. Vidant North Hospital’s team of more than 60 providers and 850 employees represent most medical specialties. In addition to 24-hour emergency care, we also offer intensive care, medical, surgical, orthopedic, behavioral health, rehabilitation and therapy services; a cardiac catheterization lab; and outpatient clinics. Our partnership with Vidant Health connects the communities we serve with broader access to various levels of care, enabling us to further customize treatment based on a patient’s unique needs.


 

Position Summary

Under the Clinical Supervision of the Medical Director of the Clinical Laboratory and the overall supervision of the Laboratory Department Manager, Assistant Manager, Section Supervisors must maintain a safe environment for employees, patients and visitors. Supervisors must perform clinical laboratory tests in all areas of the laboratory by standard operating policies and procedures. Supervisors must understand method principles; perform quality control testing & calibrations; performs preventive maintenance; reviews and analyzes results to accuracy, acceptability and critical limits. Reviews test results for abnormal or critical values for each age group as indicated. All Laboratory employees must work according to rotation of schedule and the needs of the facility and department when deemed necessary by the laboratory manager. In addition, the Supervisor is responsible for maintaining his/her area to include quality control data and review, updates to procedures and policies, and inventory and cost control. As a member of a team of health care professionals, a Supervisor operates laboratory equipment accurately and efficiently, Demonstrates a commitment to excellence in patient/staff relations, Contributes to continuous quality improvement, Functions as a member of the patient care team, chooses best site collections from patients of all ages in a wide variety of clinical settings. Supervisor will behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals. In addition to performing laboratory procedures, Supervisor are involved in clinical decision-making (such as initiating RRT for patient status changes, selection of best possible site for blood collections, and assessment of patients that have a need for central line placement to obtain a sample) Supervisors are required to document in the electronic medical record accurate, complete, orders when received from outpatients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree required
  • American Heart Associate CPR certification required

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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