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Posted:
11/16/2017
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Health Care Provider
Laboratory Supervisor - River Parishes
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Ochsner Health System | Montz, LA
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Job Description

Laboratory Supervisor - River Parishes

OchsnerHealth System is looking for talented, dynamic employees to join our team!

The best and the brightest work here becausethey find the work challenging and rewarding - because their input is valuedand their opinions respected. Here, there is room to grow and people who want the best foryou. Here, you matter.

Weare seeking candidates that share our Ochsner values of Patients First,Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, and Teamwork. Our values guide our decisions, inspire ouractions, and influence our relationships with patients, coworkers and communitymembers.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patientseveryday or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come Make A Difference At Ochsner and Discover Your Future!

WHAT WE OFFER

Ochsner offers a comprehensivebenefits package designed to accommodate the diverse needs of itsemployees. Want to learnmore?

WHAT YOU'LL DO

This job assumes responsibility for operation, technical and personnel management related duties for assigned Laboratory section and for solving day to day lab operational problems and notifying Lab Manager/Physician Supervisor of problems as appropriate. This job maintains a patient /client focused section that complies with the standards of accrediting/regulatory agencies; oversees training of all personnel in section and performs technical work as necessary; promotes and ensures compliance with Ochsner Health System and Laboratory policies and practices. Maintains confidentiality of patient and personnel-related information at all times and exhibits a high degree of professional excellence characterized by sound independent judgment, reliability, initiative, flexibility and a high standard of ethics.

* Coordinates daily operations
* Supervises, trains and develops department staff
* Oversees performance improvement and quality control programs
* Ensures fiscal responsibility
* Participates in Ochsner PALM and department projects

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at Ochsner's discretion.

WHAT WE SEEK

Education

* Required - Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical or biological science

Work Experience

* Required - 4 years training and experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty under a qualified Medical Director
* Experience working in controlled environment, following safety measures to minimize exposure to chemicals, body fluids, blood borne pathogens, etc.
* Judgmental skills in order to identify and solve problems as well as handle difficult situations
* Analytical skills necessary to prepare/interpret a variety of management reports, analyze complex data and trouble shoot equipment
* Analytical skills to collect data, perform calculations, maintain system logs and operate laboratory computer equipment
* Skills to manage stress in order to maintain a professional atmosphere and provide quality service
* Preferred- Advanced analytical skills necessary in order to analyze complex data and trouble shoot equipment

Certifications

* Required - Current Louisiana license or temporary license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Specialist
* Meets CLIA and CAP requirements for testing personnel relative to scope of duties
* Meets CLIA standards as a general laboratory supervisor
* ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist
* Any incumbent certified by ASCP on or after January 1, 2004 must successfully complete the requirements of the ASCP's Certification Maintenance Program
* Preferred- Current license issued by the State of Louisiana as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Specialist

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

* Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
* Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Judgmental skills in order to identify and solve problems as well as handle difficult situations
* Analytical skills necessary to prepare/interpret a variety of management reports, analyze complex data and trouble shoot equipment
* Analytical skills to collect data, perform calculations, maintain system logs and operate laboratory computer equipment
* Skills to manage stress in order to maintain a professional atmosphere and provide quality service
* Preferred- Advanced analytical skills necessary in order to analyze complex data and trouble shoot equipment

WHERE YOU'LL WORK

OchsnerMedical Complexes - River Parishes- A department of Ochsner Kenner, the River Parishes Complexoffers quality ER and outpatient diagnostics and therapy, specializedphysicians and medical services. With the development of a modern medicalfacility and even more advanced care options, our goal is to meetpatient's needs well into the future. Ochsner Medical Complex - RiverParishes provides emergency, outpatient diagnostic and primary care services.

WHO WE ARE

OchsnerHealth System is Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system.Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinatedclinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's29 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers andurgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S.News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" across four specialty categoriescaring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwideeach year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physiciansin over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-freeenvironment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us onTwitter and Facebook.

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT OCHSNER AND LIVEOUR VALUES OF PATIENT'S FIRST, COMPASSION, INTEGRITY, EXCELLENCE, &TEAMWORK?

Apply Today!

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Mechanical lifting devices (e.g., carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.

Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.

Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.

Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. more than 8 hours a day, weekend).

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure for communicable diseases

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About Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org) is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education. The system includes seven hospitals and over 35 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana. Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and 450 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner was ranked one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years. Ochsner was ranked as "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007. Ochsner has over 10,000 employees system-wide.