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Phlebotomy Supervisor

at Maine General Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:MaineGeneral Health is a CAP-accredited, 24/7 laboratory dedicated to serving the central Maine community. Conducting over 1.3 million tests annually, we uphold the highest standards of accuracy, efficiency, and patient care. Our people-first culture emphasizes work-life balance and ongoing employee development, offering established career ladders and rewarding opportunities for growth. As a teaching lab, we are committed to fostering a supportive environment that nurtures your professional growth. Our organization features three exceptional campuses situated in the Augusta and Waterville areas, providing a diverse range of experiences and opportunities for you to explore and thrive within our dynamic healthcare community.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

Policy and Procedure Development:

+ Develop and implement policies, procedures, and protocols for specimen collection and processing, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

Quality Assurance:

+ Oversee specimen collection quality and processing accuracy using hospital computer systems.

+ Ensure adherence to quality control measures and perform equipment maintenance to maintain accuracy and efficiency.

Scheduling Lab Assistant Staff:

+ Coordinate scheduling for lab assistant staff across 4 lab facilities, ensuring coverage for 24/7 operations.

+ Manage staffing levels to meet workload demands and maintain efficient workflow.

Staff Supervision and Development:

+ Determine staffing assignments and provide direction, orientation, training, coaching, and mentoring to laboratory staff.

+ Conduct performance evaluations and implement disciplinary actions as needed to ensure accountability and performance excellence.

+ Remove barriers, motivate staff, and champion change to foster a positive and productive work environment.

Staff Compliance:

+ Ensure staff compliance with departmental and organizational policies, procedures, and protocols.

+ Facilitate staff development programs to enhance skills and knowledge, promoting continuous improvement and professional growth.

Service Delivery:

+ Perform laboratory responsibilities as needed to support service delivery, ensuring timely and accurate specimen processing and analysis.

+ Lead resolution of complex issues and complaints, serving as a consultant to laboratory staff and healthcare team members to address challenges and optimize patient care.

Qualifications:

+ Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), or Phlebotomy Technician – PBT (ASCP) preferred within 6 months of hire.

+ 3-5 years of experience in a clinical laboratory setting, with leadership experience preferred.

+ Experience in phlebotomy required; ability to train and coach phlebotomy skills.

+ Strong knowledge of laboratory procedures, protocols, and quality assurance practices.

+ Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to effectively train, mentor, and motivate staff.

+ Proficiency with laboratory information systems and computer applications.

Join our team at MaineGeneral Health and be part of a collaborative and innovative environment dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and professional growth opportunities. Apply now to make a difference in the lives of our patients and the community we serve.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Scheduled Work Shift: Job Exempt: Yes Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

+ Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

+ A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holidays, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

+ Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

+ We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

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Job Posting: JC255592162

Posted On: Feb 21, 2024

Updated On: Mar 07, 2024

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