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Supervisor - Accessioning | Lab - Histology - University | FT Days - 8am-4:30pm Job

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Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


Supervises and coordinates the work activities of the accessioning and slide verification staff. Serves as a customer service liaison with other departments within Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




High School diploma or equivalent.

Minimum of four years of related experience required.





Minimum one year in supervisory or lead capacity preferred. 








  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including handling of hazardous chemicals.
  • Understands and interprets complex written materials and technical reports.
  • Effective communicate skills to work with all levels of Associates, management, physicians, and patients and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate individuals and groups toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to consistently exercise sound judgment and initiative in a wide range of circumstances.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable for day-to-day testing activities within the assigned laboratory area such as handling incoming requisitions into the laboratory and routing specimens to appropriate departments.
  • Evaluates job performance, ensures competency of staff, and recommends various personnel actions including hiring, promotions, and corrective actions.
  • Prepares work schedules for laboratory associates in assigned area and plans daily work assignments for timely reporting.
  • Provides advanced problem solving, troubleshooting, technical assistance, and instruction in assigned area.
  • Ensures that data entry is performed accurately and that high quality is maintained.
  • Performs all duties of sections using position accountabilities and responsibilities and standards for section job descriptions in order to complete assigned section’s workload.
  • Communicates with clients to obtain patient information and give specimen status using interpersonal communication and organizational skills to assure good customer response.
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of all information.
  • Complies with all applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations that would apply to the assigned sections.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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