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Supervisor - Surgical Pathology-Histology (52574) - Palo Alto, CA #6674163

Company: Stanford Health Care

Date: 08/14/2019

Category: Computer Hardware

City: Palo Alto, CA

Supervisor - Surgical Pathology-Histology (52574)

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

  • Shift:Days

  • Hours in Shift:8

  • Location:Palo Alto, CA

  • Req:52574

Job Description

The Histology Manager supervises the hospital staff and the technical operations of the Histology Laboratory, the Immunodiagnostic Laboratory, and the frozen section room. Under the direction of the Laboratory Directors and the Laboratory Manager, investigates, writes, and implements technical procedures and policies relative to histology processing, staining and microtomy; and immunohistochemical procedures. Establishes efficient and effective workflow for these areas. Identifies and resolves technical issues in the Histology and Immunodiagnostic Laboratories. Establishes and monitors Quality Control and Quality Assurance programs to meet Joint Commission, CAP, state and federal requirements. Establishes and maintains compliance with all applicable health and safety policies (Joint Commission, CAP, state, federal, and SHC). Assigns work schedules for histotechnicians, laboratory technicians, and laboratory assistants assigned to these laboratories. Collaborates with other supervisors and staff in identifying, planning, and implementing performance improvement projects. Functions as a Histotechnician as needed.

· Designs appropriate work schedules for subordinate employees and plans daily work assignments in order to maintain adequate staffing to meet customer service needs.

· Develops and implement department specific processes/procedures and quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance to safety/health and state/federal regulations

· Monitors and evaluates machinery, equipment, systems and supplies to ensure operational efficiency and reliability of results.

· Performs all human resource management responsibilities such conducting employee performance appraisal, promotions, transfers, interviews, hiring and termination of employees.

· Performs other duties as requested

· Prepares technical reports reflecting department process volume, testing results, analysis, adverse trends, conclusions or recommendations for management and other hospital personnel.

· Supervises laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures. Plans laboratory work assignments, evaluates work performed and provides direction decisions in handling procedural and technical problems.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: ASCP certified

SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.

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