Altru Health System

Supervisor Microbiology Services

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Sep 14, 2020
Ref
26086
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Manager
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Summary

The Supervisor of Microbiology Service is responsible for providing patients and customers with exceptional microbiology testing services. This is achieved through planning, regulatory compliance, quality management, continuous process improvement, employee engagement, responsible resource management, and meaningful oversight of daily operations. The Supervisor collaborates with health system partners and supports the advancement of the health system's mission, vision and values.
Essential Job Functions
Develops and implements short term goals and is responsible for measurable outcomes and effective use of resources. Responsible for program and service development in response to both internal and external stakeholders.

Advises leadership of significant and/or unexpected variances. Demonstrates an understanding of the budget and assists leadership in keeping within fiscal parameters. Assists leadership in requests for capital expenditures.

Participates in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and job descriptions. Serves as a resource for staff regarding policies, procedures, and practices. Carries out the hiring process for Manager-approved positions. Provides information and makes recommendations to the Manager on disciplinary action and separation related decisions. Promotes continuous staff participation in the performance review process.

Completes reporting and record keeping requirements accurately and within established timelines. Monitors services for efficiency and accuracy by evaluating, initiating and participating in restructuring of current and new procedures, services, and/or programs.

Carries out time and attendance responsibilities according to established procedure. Coordinates staffing and scheduling duties in accordance with established procedure and practices.

Responsible for section compliance with all applicable regulatory agency standards. Supports compliance initiatives and efforts of the department and organization.

Demonstrates competence in microbiology bench assignments.

Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
  • Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
  • Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:
    • All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
    • The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.
    • The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.


License, Certification & Registration
Title

Credentialing Body

Timeframe When Needed

Verified By

Clinical Lab Scientist

North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice

Prior to Start Date

HR Primary Sources

Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)

North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice

Prior to Start Date

HR Primary Sources

Medical Technologist

North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice

Prior to Start Date

HR Primary Sources

Specialist in Microbiology (SM)

North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice

Prior to Start Date

HR Primary Sources

Notes

Must have one of the licensure titles listed.
Education & Experience
Experience

Required/Preferred

A minimum of 1 year of related experience

Required
Knowledge & Skills
Title

Required/Preferred

Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format.

Required

Meets the CLIA definition of General Supervisor for High Complexity Testing.

Required

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