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Providence Health & Services Laboratory Shift Supervisor - Micro Molecular Lab *Up to $5,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Laboratory Shift Supervisor to the Micro Molecular Lab Department at Providence Office Park in Portland , OR. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), evening shift position.

$5,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a Laboratory Shift Supervisor - Micro Molecular Lab that will be responsible for supervising evening and night-shift technical staff and supporting the Technical Supervisor with day-to-day operations. Duties include, but are not limited to working the bench when needed/scheduled, providing on-site leadership and guidance for the evening and night shift laboratory personnel and performing specific tasks designated by the Technical Supervisor.

The position of Shift Supervisor is one primarily focused on supporting the Technical Supervisor in delivering service commitments defined for the location in which the department resides. The delivery of services must be performed in a highly cost effective manner while maintaining appropriate licensures and conditions as required by CLIA, OSHA, CAP, the Quality Plan and the Laboratory Compliance Program.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform the duties of a Medical Technologist/MLT

  • Demonstrate positive interactions with the public, and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees, so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, and other information, as appropriate

  • Support and contribute to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures, maintaining a safe environment, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting potential liabilities

  • Assist in monitoring services for quality and timeliness

  • Assist in the research and development of new tests, protocols, or equipment as assigned by Technical Supervisor

  • Supervise employees in the performance of their duties. This includes training, evaluating, and if necessary, counseling employees

  • Participate in department and hospital Continuous Quality Improvement programs as assigned by Technical Supervisor

  • Perform all quality control as prescribed by procedure and generally acceptable laboratory practice, including appropriate corrective actions

  • Maintain knowledge of existing policies, procedures and protocols while acquiring knowledge of new and/or altered material. Requires active participation in meetings, manual review and reading of posted communications

  • Follow prescribed procedures for collection and processing of specimens

  • Support activities necessary to achieve the operational and financial goals for the technical department as defined in the budget

  • Maintain conditions necessary to meet all regulatory requirements associated with CLIA, OSHA, CAP, JC and the Laboratory Quality Plan

  • Maintain conditions to ensure that all requirements of the Laboratory Compliance Program are met


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree -OR- Associate's Degree

  • MT or equivalent certification (i.e., HEW, AMT, and NCA) or MLT

  • Five (5) years of experience in the clinical laboratory

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Training and education in management techniques

  • Recent experience in a supervisor or lead position

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 325182