Laboratory Supervisor - Blood Bank


Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Blood Bank
Category: Laboratory/Pathology
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 829952
Posted On: 4/10/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s is recruiting for a Blood Bank Lab Supervisor to join our team at the Thomas Main Lab located in downtown Phoenix. $7500 sign on bonus is offered. This is an onsite, full-time, salaried position. The Supervisor will work closely with the MD/PhD Section Director to ensure efficient operational, quality, financial, and personnel management activities in the section. This position will have 18-20 direct reports and requires a minimum of 4 years of clinical lab experience in Blood Bank as well as ASCP certification.

This position works collaboratively with section director, manager, and leadership team to provide technical supervision for assigned staff to ensure high quality daily technical operations. Achieve and comply with established operating budget, quality control, inventory management and regulatory standards. This position receives managerial review of completed work activities from Laboratory Manager.

Position Duties

  1. Performs patient testing, quality control testing, and instrument maintenance procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with policies, regulations, and safety guidelines for safe work practices.
  2. Supervises daily technical operations of laboratory section by monitoring quality and effectiveness of work flow, problem resolution, trouble shooting issues, and processes to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with all regulatory and licensing requirements.
  3. Supervises work activities of assigned staff to ensure achievement of established goals, objectives, and outcomes; provides guidance, mentors, and direction as appropriate for ongoing staff development.
  4. Develops and maintains policies and guidelines; employs policies and procedures, regulatory guidelines, and professional standards to validate current practice requirements and support of overall organizational values and mission.
  5. Participates in hospital and department operational and quality improvement initiatives; proactive evaluates systems, practices, and assists to create and implement changes to increase and enhance the effectiveness of the operations. Also, participates in organizational committees as pertinent.
  6. Ensures adherence to departmental operating and capital budgets.
  7. Maintains professional and technical competency through constantly pursuing knowledge and self-improvement and remaining apprised of current trends, developments and awareness of latest technology and practices to improve outcomes.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or related field or combination of
education and experience.
2. Meet technical or general supervisor qualifications as defined by CLIA-88
Do you meet this requirement?
1. A minimum of 4 years of experience in field of specialization in clinical settings.
2. A minimum of 3 years of experience as Medical Lab Scientist in clinical laboratory settings
3. Previous leadership experience
4. Pediatric experience.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Technologist in field of specialization ASCP Certification or equivalent
2. Specialist in field of specialization ASCP Certification.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
15. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
16. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas - Applicable
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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