Histology Lab Supervisor Job

Full Job Title: Supervisor Lab - Histology

Job Number: 17009005

Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Varied, Weekends

Hours: 6a - 6p (Varied)


Role Purpose:
Under the general direction of the Medical Director, Administrative Director and Team Leader, is responsible for the management and operation of assigned laboratory section(s). Performs administrative and technical oversight duties, supervising the operations of laboratory department(s), shifts or programs. Takes primary responsibility for maintaining the specific departments and shifts in a state of regulatory preparedness. Functions as a staff technologist/staff member as necessary to meet the needs of the department.
    • Promotes an overall exceptional patient care experience by responding to requests in a timely manner and providing quality laboratory test results and/or services in a professional, supportive environment.
    • Contributes to the overall clinical performance through efficient unit operations by developing policies and procedures, incorporating needed changes, and maintaining accurate documentation and training related to job duties. Ensures continuity of care by providing departmental administrative and operational oversight.
    • Promotes exceptional safety and clinical outcomes by ensuring staff compliance with procedures, rules and regulations such as infection control policies and procedures, quality control and maintenance procedures and proper patient specimen identification protocols.
    • Contributes to overall employee satisfaction by demonstrating an ownership of our department goals and vision by actively leading and participating in staff meetings, project teams and surveys and offering assistance to others when needed. Models appropriate behaviors and fosters employee development through feedback, coaching, mentoring and counseling as applicable.
    • Plays an active role in the financial performance through responsible management and use of department resources and efficient organization of workload.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and training (Must meet the qualifications for personnel performing high complex testing as outlined in CliA 88 regulation).
  • MT/MLT by Registry Board of ASCP, NCA or AMT
  • 3 to 5 years of experience

The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the Saint Louis University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis offers a wide variety of outpatient services, including cardiovascular and open-heart surgery, high-risk obstetrics and comprehensive women's breast health services. The hospital was recognized with the 2008 and 2010 Premier Award for Quality.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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