Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

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Technical Lab Supv - Ketchikan, AK - req8564

at Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

Posted: 6/3/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3N8BK73MXC51WWJ41H
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Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Ketchikan, AK
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Schedule:  Monday-Friday, occasional weekends as necessary   

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the non-exempt lab personnel on multiple shifts. Accountable for quantity and quality of specimens handled and test results.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Oversees staff and activities of the department, distributes/assigns work; determines priorities; schedules non-routine procedures; performs personnel related functions (hiring, firing, discipline, training, etc.).
2. Performs advanced/specialized tests and other related laboratory techniques. May duplicate work of others to confirm test results. Re-evaluates methodology, makes recommended changes and assists in test interpretation. Determines if further testing should be done on samples or if test should be repeated.
3. Checks/approves all specialized and problem reports for accuracy.
4. Initiates quality-control measures and monitors quality of work for adherence to laboratory standards.
5. Performs duties of technologist as necessitated by absence or peak workload.
6. Completes special projects as requested, e. g., surveys, statistical reports, studies, research, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education: BS MT preferred Work Experience: 5+ years Other: Experience in a laboratory environment.

Quest Diagnostics offers the most extensive clinical testing network in the U.S., with laboratories in most major metropolitan areas, & in Mexico, the UK & India. The company also operates four esoteric laboratories, 40 outpatient AP laboratories, & 160 smaller, rapid-response laboratories.

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."

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