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Laboratory Technical Supervisor - 3rd Shift Nights

Laboratory Technical Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Primary City/State: Tucson, Arizona

Department Name: Alvernon Lab-Tucson-Ref Lab

Work Shift: Nights

Job Category: Lab

We are one of the Most Admired Companies in Arizona and have received that honor for the past six years, most recently in 2019. We are the the nation’s largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,200 employees serving more than 26,000 patients every day throughout Arizona.

We continuously strive to be the trusted leader in diagnostic testing and are at the epicenter of improving healthcare outcomes in the community we serve. For this reason, we understand is more important now than ever to remain agile in providing the quality of service our customers need.


This position provides general operational supervision under the direction of the director/manager to assigned personnel. Responsible for organizing, directing and controlling workflow aspects of the section in order to improves processes to provide high quality and cost effective services.


1. Hires, trains and conducts performance evaluations, and supervises the workflow for designated staff. This includes initiating promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions. Provides leadership, coaching, recognition, and staff development. Establishes priorities, workloads, schedules, controls, work procedures and day-to-day problem resolution and trouble shooting utilizing Six Sigma and Lean concepts, tools and methodology in the department

2. Schedules and manages the use of labor and resources within budgetary guidelines. Manages waste reduction and establishes priorities, workloads, controls and work procedures, as well as determines resources needed for expense reduction. Prepares and/or provides input for the department budget.

3. Under the direction of management, ensures area(s) of responsibility are maintained in accreditation with College of American Pathologists (CAP), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and licensing for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for patient care and nursing. Also ensures laboratory is compliant with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

4. Participates and may lead task forces to plan, implement, and coordinate activities to maximize service quality, compliance effectiveness and efficiency. Develops and monitors performance matrix to ensure quality patient care.

5. Serves as a resource and communication liaison by facilitating timely and accurate dissemination of information within the organization and to parent partners.



Provides direct supervision to 10 to 40 technical staff.




Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and supervises the workflow for staff. This includes initiating promotions, transfers, and performance management actions. Ensures department expenditures are in line with annual budget requirements. Oversees work schedule and daily activities of department staff.


Supervisory responsibility of providing quality, timely, reliable and consistent services. Internal and external customers include laboratory staff, hospital staff, pathologists, medical directors, physician’s offices, patients, vendors, regulatory agencies and educational facilities. Confers with director/manager for unusual situations.


Able to sit, stand, walk, end, squat, reach, and stretch frequently. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds. Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids. Needs adequate color vision. Requires significant use of computer, phone and general office equipment. Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects. Ability to communicate effectively. May require off-site travel.


• Bachelor’s Degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology.

• Four (4) years’ training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.

• MLS or Specialty Certification.

• One (1) year of supervisory experience.

Salary Range
$51,000.00 - 101,000.00
per Year
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Tucson, AZ 85711, US