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CommonSpirit Health Lab Supervisor in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa


Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.


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Analyzing lab testing is pretty complex. We depend on the knowledge and skills of our supervisors to support the lab team. Our labs are vital to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. It is our lab supervisors that will partner with management to ensure that our patients receive the best possible experience. If you are looking to make a difference in a motivating role, then this is it! Connect with CHI today!

What you will do:

  • Has the authority to interview, hire, terminate, promote, train and conduct performance evaluations.

  • Plan work, the day to day activities; assign work and direct functional and technical job performance of team members.

  • Allocate and direct staffing needs to meet patient, unit, and department needs, and collaborate with others to ensure overall staffing needs are met.

  • Manage performance including: setting goals, clarifying job expectations, monitoring performance progress, providing feedback, recognize, developing skills and addressing performance issues related to work and our Commitments using corrective action.

  • Meets all accountabilities for the Medical Technologist position. Assures adequate staffing for workload by scheduling staff in the section. Assures that department technologists critically evaluate specimens & correlate results to clinical status of patients. Assures that staff communicate and appropriately document results to clinical personnel. Assures that staff operate, calibrate, conduct performance checks, and maintain lab instruments and equipment with appropriate documentation. Reviews QC, Activity Reports, corrected/exception reports with feedback to staff & OD. Appropriately documents staff performance with Personal Performance Improvement Plan when necessary. Works as needed as bench MT.

  • Assures that staff follow LEAN principles, Standard work, laboratory procedures, policies and job guidance sheets. Regularly rounds on dept several times daily to ensure compliance with LEAN processes. Performs LEAN audits and takes appropriate action. Assures that department defined turnaround times are met by working collaboratively with all aspects of the process. Listens to staff input and takes steps to improve processes.

  • Assures that staff follow CAP and all regulatory guidelines. Assigns and evaluates proficiency testing. Demonstrates consistent adherence to national patient safety goals. Works with management to assure adequate staffing for workload. Holds staff meetings minimum of one per month assuring staff of all pertinent communication in lieu of manager. Documents staff competency.

  • Maintains a professional knowledge base of laboratory science by accumulating the minimum CEUs required per year. Participates in departmental meetings, in-services, & committees (quality assurance, safety, infection control).


What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or a related field required.

  • ASCP certified within 12 months upon hire.

  • 2 years of progressive experience in a clinical laboratory science preferred.


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Requisition ID 2020-135331

Employment Type Full Time

Department Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8am-4:30pm

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.