Quest Diagnostics Supv, Histology - Denver, CO in Denver, Colorado
The Journey Begins with you.
There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.
At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Supv, Histology - Denver, CO.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm, Day Shift
*Salary dependent upon experience
REQ # 3769049
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Histology laboratory and supervision of the technical and support staff. In conjunction with the Department Manager, ensures that all departmental policies and procedures meet the standards of current state and federal regulations.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Coordinate and supervise the Histotechs, Lab Aides, Grossing Personnel, and other support staff. 2. Schedule and maintain adequate coverage and effective utilization of personnel. 3. Monitor and control expenses in line with department budget. 4. Assist in the preparation of the budget and recommend capital equipment needs. 5. Maintain appropriate levels of supplies and reagents commensurate with workload. 6. Provide technical instructions and training of personnel in techniques, instrumentation, and organization of work. 7. Maintain a current procedure manual, reviewing and revising as needed. 8. Interview and select potential employees in conjunction with the Manager. 9. Write and conduct employee performance evaluations. 10. Ensure that all employees follow all company and department policies; initiate performance improvement with employees, as needed. 11. Participate in company meetings and conduct departmental meetings, when applicable. 12. Maintain equipment and instruments in good operating condition, recognize any malfunctions and troubleshoot. 13. Communicates with the Histopathology Technical Supervisor and Senior Medical Director/Laboratory Director as appropriate. 14. Maintain attendance records; approve overtime and vacation time. 15. Ensure proper time record editing. 16. Ensure the technical quality, so that the Pathologists can adequately evaluate prepared slides. 17. Ensure that all outstanding cases are reconciled. 18. Engage in client contact, as applicable. 19. Maintain appropriate Quality Assurance documentation. 20. Ensure that all employees comply with all safety regulations, including personal protective equipment. 21. Complete successfully all personnel departmental training and competency assessments. 22. Interact with medical transcription staff, as applicable 23. Facilitate and develop continuing education. 24. Perform special projects, as assigned by the department manager. 25. Provide backup for bench Histotechnicians/Histotechnologists in sectioning and staining. 26. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. 27. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations 28. Other duties, as assigned by manager.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education: BS degree in Biological/Physical sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Work Experience: 3-6 years experience as a Histotechnologist, with 1-2 years in a leadership role preferred. Special
Requirements: 1. Meet all of the qualifications listed in the Minimum Qualifications for Histology Laboratory Supervisor SOP. 2. HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)
How To Apply
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Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."
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Job Title: Supv, Histology - Denver, CO
Job ID: 3769049
Location: 695 South Broadway
Full/Part Time: Full-Time