NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an evening Assistant Supervisor, Lab.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for assisting the supervisor in the organization and the operation of the section Coordinates the activities for the requisitioning of laboratory services, communication of results, the laboratory information system, and the phlebotomy team. Performs all other related duties as required in order to insure all requirements fulfilled to improve the quality of patient care.
Trained to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and proper procedures for handling hazardous substances. Those working in the Histology Department are trained in additional procedures for disposal of hazardous waste.
Provides on-going training, supervision and evaluation of staff on issues of cultural competence
Monitors safety control practices to assure compliance with hospital and regulatory requirements and notifies supervisor when deviations occur.
Takes responsibility to resolve problems that align with departmental policies and notifies the supervisor or laboratory management for follow up.
Promotes good working relationships amongst laboratory staff in concurrence with the supervisor at staff meetings and through personal interaction.
Assists supervisor in implementing new procedures, methods and instrumentation into the laboratory. Writes policies, trains, inservices, and documents staff education as required.
Assist supervisor in training of hospital personnel.
Assists supervisor in conducting performance and competency evaluations for staff on a timely basis.
Handles required disciplinary matters in a fairly consistent manner as directed by the supervisor. Maintains open communication with laboratory management and HR Department.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Completes and delivers on all work commitments accurately and consistently and on time.
In conjunction with the supervisor, design appropriate staff work schedule and plans daily work assignments in order to maintain adequate staff for laboratory efficiency to meet test needs and control cost.
Provides guidance to laboratory employees for the promotion of customer service to hospital staff and the community.
Sets appropriate standards of laboratory decorum and performance.
Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of supplies for the department and notifies the supervisor when supplies are low.
With assistance from the supervisor, enhances professional growth and self-development. Maintains a constant appraisal of the existing established procedures used in the department in contrast to newly available methods.
Communicates problems and non-conformances to laboratory management.
Assures that all remedial actions are taken whenever systems deviate from the laboratorys established performance specifications and notifies the supervisor or laboratory management.
Assists the supervisor in ensuring staff receive, accept and process patient samples in the laboratory as per established department policies.
Provides day to day supervision of employees duties by indirect and direct observation. Communicates problems to the supervisor or laboratory management.
Ensures compliance with all organizational and departmental policies and procedures and other regulatory requirements.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Graduate Clinical laboratory experience required. Associates Degree and Licensed by NYS Department of Education as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Technologist preferred. Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.