Microbiology Supervisor

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Fort Worth, TX US
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Texas Health Fort Worth

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is hiring for a full time Microbiology Supervisor.

The THFW Microbiology Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Microbiology Manager to facilitate and manage the daily operations. Responsible for using technical and professional knowledge and skills to assist in operations, continuous improvement, customer and employee satisfaction, human resources, financial management, strategic planning, projects, information management, safety and compliance for the Microbiology Team in the laboratory.

Essential Functions:

•Facilitate and manage the daily operations of microbiology and special procedures.                           
•Assist in the preparation of the annual budget, manages supply and equipment acquisition, monitors expenses and meets budgetary targets.
•HR duties including problem solving, communication, payroll, hiring, evaluation, counseling, and termination of employees.
•Maintains a working knowledge of continuous improvement and participates in the application of CI concepts.  
•Assure customer and employee satisfaction.
•Assists with maintaining accurate information in all of the diverse information systems utilized to produce and deliver lab services.
•Assures compliance for regulatory and accreditation requirements to include safety, infection control, privacy, ethical behavior guidelines, quality and billing.
•Participates in Strategic Planning and Projects.
•Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

•Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Applied Technology, Clinical Lab Science or Chemical, Physical or Biological Science• ASCP or equivalent certification (MT or MLS)
•4 years’ experience in a medical laboratory which includes a clinical internship. Preferred: 2 years supervisory experience.
•MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP) OR equivalent (AMT, AAB, HHS, NCA, HEW,  CLS- CA, FL, NY state license, Philippine Board of Technical Technology) OR ASCP specialty certification for specific discipline. Registry must be passed within 3 months of hire date. Preferred MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP).
•Track record of cultivating and maintaining strong working relationships.
•Exceptional communication and presentation skills
•Responds well to rejection/criticism while remaining optimistic and enthusiastic when faced with challenges.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff.  Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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