Histology Supervisor, Day Shift - SURGICAL PATHOLOGY-HISTOLOGY

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Supervisor for Histology Services supervises the hospital staff and the technical operations of the Histology Laboratory, the Immunodiagnostic Laboratory, and the frozen section room. Under the direction of the Laboratory Directors and the Laboratory Manager, investigates, writes, and implements technical procedures and policies relative to histology processing, staining and microtomy; and immunohistochemical procedures. Establishes efficient and effective workflow for these areas. Identifies and resolves technical issues in the Histology and Immunodiagnostic Laboratories. Establishes and monitors Quality Control and Quality Assurance programs to meet Joint Commission, CAP, state and federal requirements. Establishes and maintains compliance with all applicable health and safety policies (Joint Commission, CAP, state, federal, and SHC). Assigns work schedules for histotechnicians, laboratory technicians, and laboratory assistants assigned to these laboratories. Collaborates with other supervisors and staff in identifying, planning, and implementing performance improvement projects. Functions as a Histotechnician as needed.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Designs appropriate work schedules for subordinate employees and plans daily work assignments in order to maintain adequate staffing to meet customer service needs.
  • Develops and implement department specific processes/procedures and quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance to safety/health and state/federal regulations
  • Monitors and evaluates machinery, equipment, systems and supplies to ensure operational efficiency and reliability of results.
  • Performs all human resource management responsibilities such conducting employee performance appraisal, promotions, transfers, interviews, hiring and termination of employees.
  • Performs other duties as requested
  • Prepares technical reports reflecting department process volume, testing results, analysis, adverse trends, conclusions or recommendations for management and other hospital personnel.
  • Supervises laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures. Plans laboratory work assignments, evaluates work performed and provides direction decisions in handling procedural and technical problems.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience Qualifications
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and interpret results
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop financial budgets and manage expenses
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop tactical plans and set priorities
  • Ability to solve technical and non-technical problems
  • Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results
  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of infection prevention policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of laboratory controls, methods, procedures and regulations
  • Knowledge of mathematics general science and laboratory techniques
  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes

Licenses and Certifications
  • ASCP - American Society for Clinical Pathologist

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.