NorDx is seeking a Supervisor in Scarborough. This position will coordinate, supervise and provide leadership for all technical and administrative activities for staff in Histology Surgical Pathology and Cytology Preparation related to performance of routine and/or specialized tests. S/he will coordinate and supervise Anatomic Pathology operations with the Anatomic Pathology Manager at NorDx off site locations. The Supervisor will assist in long range planning and budget preparation, allocating resources within the established budget. S/he will interact with NorDx staff and clients providing clinical information as appropriate. S/he will also functions as a working supervisor when necessary, performing histology technical functions/testing and cytology preparations.
Certification by a recognized professional laboratory organization; HTL certification.
3 years of progressive clinical laboratory experience.
QIHC certification preferred.
Knowledge of clinical laboratory functions, practices and procedures acquired through a Baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology, Histotechnology, Cytology or an equivalent biological science is strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of spreadsheet software (e.g., Excel) and word processing software (e.g. Word) and other laboratory computer systems.
Well-developed interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective instruction, guidance and leadership for the staff as well as effective communication with both internal and external clients in a respectful and courteous manner
Well-developed supervisory skills and analytical abilities sufficient make sound evaluations and recommend sound policies, procedures and goals for the department.
A broad knowledge of collection techniques, specimen requirements, computer troubleshooting, ordering and billing issues.
Ability to deal with complex technical/management problems, meeting deadlines and managing multiple tasks often under stressful conditions.
Ability to effectively manage multiple departments and/or sites if needed.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals and to effectively present this information.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques.
Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend as needed.
Must be able to travel among company sites as needed.
An integral part of MaineHealth, NorDx is the largest regional laboratory in the state of Maine, providing a full range of laboratory services including anatomic pathology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics and HLA (transplant lab). We are a vital resource in the northeast regional healthcare community, providing comprehensive, dependable laboratory services to hospitals, networks, physician offices, post-acute, and long-term care providers, managed care organizations and employer groups throughout the region.
NorDx’s full-service regional laboratory provides professional laboratory services to its network of 10 hospitals within Maine and New Hampshire, as well as to commercial outreach clients. NorDx has around 550 FTE’s, produces 4.5M tests annually, manages laboratory operations of 3 full-service hospital labs and 8 hospital rapid response labs, operates 27 community patient collection centers and supports over 800 regional clients and 94 Long Term Care facilities.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.