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Cytology Supervisor
Ref No.: 19-00700
Category: Biotechnology
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Under the general guidance of the Medical Director, supervises day to day operations of the cytology laboratory. Assigns, oversees, and reviews the work of employees including competency and quality indicators of the department. Directs all phases of work, quality, service and costs, and performs tests or assays as required.
  • Staff hires, scheduling, development, training and annual appraisals.
  • Develop, review and update all Standard Operation Procedures manuals.
  • Monitor workload allocation to ensure compliance with regulations and departmental turnaround time expectations
  • Responsible for statistical compilation and analysis.
  • Responsible for all cytology laboratory inspection compliance and regulations.
  • Establish and monitor employee competency.
  • Establish, implement, enforce and monitor all QC, QA, service, safety and compliance indicators and programs.
  • Monitor department budget.
  • Participation in inventory control.
  • Ensures staff competency and remedial action if/when test systems deviate for acceptable standards.
  • Documentation and timely completion of special projects.
  • Oversee the processing laboratory
  • Troubleshoot equipment and computer related problems.
  • Validation of methodology and instrumentation.
  • Oversees laboratory inspection
  • Perform duties of cytotechnologist as needed.

Requirements:
  • BS or higher with a degree in Cytotechnology and 6+ years of related experience in Cytology in a Laboratory setting.
  • ASCP board certified as a Cytotechnologist
  • NYS License as a Cytotechnologist (Or eligible)
  • Working knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing laboratories
  • Understanding and assistance in quality control / quality improvement programs, staining QC, programs / reports.
  • ThinPrep Certified
  • FISH (Urovysion) experience preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience