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Title:  Supervisor/Lab Services - Lab/Data Control - University Job

Date:  May 21, 2023
Facility:  University (0201)


Accountable for day-to-day testing activities within the assigned laboratory area. Plans, coordinates, and directs testing activities, supervises the work of laboratory personnel, and ensures quality of testing procedures.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience





Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Medical Technology or a natural science.










Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a Medical Technologist.











  • Must be currently licensed in the State of Tennessee as a Laboratory Supervisor OR must meet TN licensure requirements for Laboratory Supervisor and obtain within 90 days of hire. During the 90-day period, laboratory supervisor duties (as defined by the State) must be delegated to a licensed Laboratory Supervisor.
  • May require certification or licensure as a special analyst in certain laboratory areas.





Registry as a Medical Technologist from the ASCP Board of registry preferred.








  • Thorough knowledge of clinical laboratory procedures, practices, and regulatory standards.
  • 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.
  • An effective planner with strong skills in scheduling and organizing work flows.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable for day-to-day testing activities within the assigned laboratory area. Plans, coordinates, and directs testing activities to ensure sufficient quantity of supplies, reagents, and staff to the standards of care.
  • Supervises the work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures.
  • Evaluates job performance, ensures competency of staff, and recommends various personnel actions including hiring, promotions, and corrective actions.
  • Monitors productivity, budgets, and expenditures for assigned laboratory area.
  • Implements and monitors quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing products, proper function of laboratory equipment, and compliance with federal and regulatory standards. Prepares and maintains records and documentation.
  • Participates in the development of new testing procedures and techniques.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for compliance with regulatory requirements, inspection readiness, and procedure manual oversight.
  • Performs the duties of a Medical Technologist as needed.

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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