Laboratory Supervisor

SCL Health
Wheat Ridge, CO
Post Date:
January 13, 2022
Job Status:






You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Laboratory Supervisor.




Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.




Youre equally comfortable with laboratory day-to-day operations, quality improvement initiatives, and human resources management.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.




Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As a Lab Supervisor you need to know how to:



  • Supervise the technical and operational management of the department. Collaborate with department leadership team to evaluate service needs and volumes and adjust staffing levels accordingly. Assign daily work schedules. Act as a resource technologist in the daily operations and activities of the department. Perform technologist duties as required.
  • Develop, implement and teach new and evolving testing and technologies. Direct and coordinate training of new employees. Oversee supply and equipment inventory to maintain optimal supply levels and ensure equipment repairs and preventative maintenance occur in a timely manner.
  • Support the department leadership team in problem solving to address issues relating to patient safety, care and service. Promote effective working relations and work effectively as part of a department/unit team and interdepartmentally to facilitate that departments ability to meet its goals and objective. Ensure coordination of care with other departments to promote the highest level of patient care and satisfaction.
  • Assist with Human Resource management functions including interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development. Assist in updating and maintaining personnel files. Ensure associate competency. Maintain and monitor Kronos records for employees. Present and document staff meetings as required. Assist in development of capital planning and operating budgets.
  • Collaborate with the department leadership team and physician leader to identify and drive quality and performance improvement initiatives. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.



Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • Bachelors degree, required
  • Current Medical Technologist (MT) certification (ASCP), BB or SBB, required
  • At least two (2) years hospital experience as a Medical Technologist, preferred
  • Previous lead technologist or supervisory experience, preferred



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being a Lab Supervisor on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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