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Urinalysis, Molecular, Send Outs and QUC Supervisor

Milton, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton Category: Laboratory Job ID: JR22614 Date posted: 05/25/2023
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Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is committed to improving the health of our community by providing exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect for all.

Beth Israel Milton is currently seeking a full-time Urinalysis, Molecular, Send Outs and QUC Supervisor for our Lab Department.

Ensure daily operations of the assigned laboratory section occur smoothly and efficiently and in conformance with applicable accreditation, certification, and regulatory requirements. Along with the director and section supervisors provide technical oversight of the assigned laboratory section (Urinalysis, Molecular, Send Outs, and Quincy Urgent Care). Accurately, consistently, and efficiently perform pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical activities required for laboratory testing for pediatric/adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients in compliance with laboratory, hospital, state, federal, and regulatory agency policies and procedures.

Provide initial orientation to staff assigned to the section.  Assist the manager in the interview, selection, evaluation and discipline of assigned personnel.
Evaluate the competency of testing personnel. Assure the staff maintains their competency to perform test procedures and report test results promptly, accurately, and proficiently. Reevaluate competency when test methodology or instrumentation changes prior to reporting patient test results. Identify training needs. Coordinate and participate in in-service education sessions relating to the area of specialty, training needs, and general laboratory in-services. Document competency, training, and continuing education activities.
Along with the supervisor evaluate new laboratory products making recommendations to the laboratory Director with the objective of reducing unnecessary costs, and biological and chemical hazardous materials whenever possible.
Participate in HHS/CAP approved proficiency testing programs commensurate with the services offered.
Maintain a working inventory of supplies and equipment for the section. Ensure that section is maintained in a hygienically safe and functional condition.
Develops procedure manuals for section according to ASCP and CAP guidelines. Ensure the section is in compliance with all CAP, TJC, OSHA, Federal, State and Local regulations. Review and update as needed, but at least annually,  to ensure ongoing compliance.
Maintain laboratory files and records such as daily logs,  preventative maintenance, operating statistics, quality control as per policy.  Prepares and submits section quality assurance and statistical reports in a reliable and timely manner. 
Assist with local, state, federal, and regulatory agency compliance and emergency preparedness activities.
Assist the Director with IT projects to ensure proper training of testing personnel and any other related IT issues.
Along with the  Director ensure that all IT and quality issues are addressed quickly and with positive outcomes.
In the absence of the Director act as the go to person regarding any laboratory-related issues including disciplinary issues and corrective action plans.
Attend and participate in department, hospital, and committee meetings as requested/needed. 
Maintain competencies (position specific and hospital-wide) required for the specific patient population served.
Communicate department procedures and policies to non-Laboratory personnel.
Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, in-services, workshops, outside conferences, additional courses, and/or professional affiliations. Participate in in-service education activities. Read selected technical journals to maintain awareness of technological advances in specialty.
Perform job functions in a manner that promotes the safety and health of Beth Israel Deaconess Milton Hospital co-workers, patients, and visitors in BID - Milton Hospital.
Perform all duties in accordance with safety and other laws, rules, and regulations set forth by appropriate regulatory and government agencies and in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures.
May be required to perform similar or related duties as may be necessary on an emergency basis or as designated by the department manager or supervisor.

All job functions are subject to change at the discretion of the Hospital Administration.  May be required to work off-shifts, weekends, holidays, on-call as is necessary to maintain laboratory services to the hospital.


Licenses or Certificates:  MT ASCP or equivalent.

Education, vocational training and experience: (minimum requirements of the candidate)

Meets regulatory requirements of 42 CFR 493.1449 for technical supervisor qualifications for laboratories performing high-complexity testing. At a minimum, this requires a Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology from an  accredited institution; and at least 4 years of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high-complexity testing within the specialty of Microbiology 


Computers, and miscellaneous laboratory equipment.


The nature of the tasks/responsibilities required of employees in this position will likely expose them to blood or other potentially infectious material per OSHA definitions in OSHA document 29 CFR 1910.1030. Employees will be oriented to and required to understand and follow the standard precautions for infection control.  A summary list of tasks and procedures that may cause exposure to blood and body fluids is listed in the attached Physical Abilities Job Description.  Also identified is the personal protective equipment (PPE) that is available.

Environmental conditions

Fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and distractions

Moderate noise level

Physical requirements – refer to the attachment titled “Physical Abilities Job Description”

The Physical Abilities Job Description is a component of this Job Description.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  This list is not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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