Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE, serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for neurotrauma and as the region's first Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most advanced stroke care. A level one trauma center, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty and is an eight-time winner of the NRC Health Consumer Choice Award.
Our facility is an acute care hospital with 368 licensed beds. We are located in the south metro Denver area where we have been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years. Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300 physicians.
Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, the Laboratory Supervisor oversees the administrative and technical operation of multiple departments within the Laboratory and ensures compliance with CAP, The Joint Commission and CLIA Standards.
He/she directs the daily activities of the personnel who perform technical and sophisticated testing procedures to obtain timely and accurate clinical data.
Manages procedural protocols, equipment maintenance, quality improvement program and quality control data.
Maintains technical proficiency and expertise as required.
Provides technical assistance and training of laboratory personnel and assures competency of staff.
Testing is provided for patients with varying degrees of clinical conditions, acuity levels and age ranges from newborns to geriatric patients. Utilizes strong critical thinking skills in all areas of the position. Maintains fiscal responsibility for department and assists the Laboratory Director with developing and implementing annual budgets.
Counsels personnel concerning performance, behavior, attitude and interpersonal relationships.
Addresses staff problems in a professional and timely manner.
Effectively communicates with Supervisors, Laboratory Director, Pathologists and all customers.
Displays positive support for the values and mission at Swedish Medical Center and is able to adapt to new and changing circumstances.
Assists Laboratory Director as requested.
ASCP, NCA, AMT or HEW required.
A college graduate or equivalent who has passed a certification examination for Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist by ASCP, NCA, AMT OR HEW Certification.
NCA and ASCP Certification requires a B.A. or B.S. in Medical Technology or related field (Chemistry, Biology, etc.), and one-year internship or appropriate experience prior to examination.
HEW Certification requires a combination of education and experience (military or otherwise) prior to examination.
Associate degree and successful completion of an accredited MLT program, with ASCP Board Certification.
Prefer 2 years of management experience.
Demonstrates the ability to handle a variety of responsibilities under pressure.
Able to function independently. Assist Director in evaluating and establishing systems to meet Laboratory policies and needs.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to communicate with Laboratory Director to maintain constructive relationship.
Must be able to work flexible hours and perform variable types of work.
Ability to manage morale, conflict and change.
Participates in counseling and guidance of personnel as well as probationary and annual evaluations
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