Catholic Health Initiatives Supervisor-Lab, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Supervisor-Lab, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital


Days, Full Time

The major focus of this position is the supervision of the lab; supporting the phlebotomy team.

Primary customers include the staff, physicians, patients/families and other members of the health care team.

As a member of the leadership team, monitors and maintains CAP standards of laboratory practice; maintains accountability for the assurance of appropriate staffing resources and provision of quality and timely work.

Acts as and represents Unit leadership when the Lab Manager is unavailable.

Demonstrates knowledge of and maintains processes in accordance with CAP and hospital guidelines. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

Participates in maintaining staff competencies through education, mentoring and role modeling.

Supports the Lab Manager in interviewing and hiring employees; training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and mentoring/coaching employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems, and employee discipline.

Essential Functions

1 Provides direct supervision of technical personnel in the absence of

departmental lead techs or lab manager, and all phlebotomy personnel.

  1. Directly observes staff, evaluates staff performance.

  2. Monitors productivity, makes assignments, creates schedule for the lab and assures that staffing and resources are aligned with workload.

  3. Communicates personnel- related concerns to Lab Manager.

  4. Uses a logical, systematic approach to problems and problem-solving.

  5. Maintains Department Professional standards.

  6. Maintains confidentiality of information of the department.

  7. Serves a LIS resource: Inputs manual charges, reviews daily LIS reports and

corrects charge rejections, keeps CDM updated, updates tests in Meditech,

maintains reference lab interface.


Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred): Required: MT (ASCP) or equivalent.

Experience (required and preferred): 2 years lab experience. Previous leadership role preferred.

Job Director/Manager/Supervisor


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0162962

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.