Histology Supervisor

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine / Pathology Histology Supervisor Position #00684955 ? Requisition 07514 A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside.
Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here. This full-time, University staff (non-classified) Histology Supervisor is responsible for management of operations within the histology section under the supervision of the Surgical Pathology Medical Director.
Knowledge of financial management, LEAN laboratory concepts, CAP compliance, quality/risk management programs and conflict resolution methods are required in combination with an exceptional level of technical experience.
This position requires knowledge of published standard histology protocols and the ability to validate new methodologies as standards change in the field; must have expert knowledge of frozen sectioning, tissue processing/embedding, microtomy, routine H&E stain, special staining, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence and in-situ hybridization procedures.
This position will manage equipment maintenance, tracking and ordering supplies, cleaning and organizing of work stations, disposal of biological/chemical waste; adhere to all departmental and regulatory policies and procedures; establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors to negotiate competitive pricing for reagent and equipment purchases; responsible for the recruitment of highly qualified histology staff and all subsequent training and ongoing performance evaluation. Examples of Work Performed
Manages the day to day operations of the histology laboratories for clinical, research, and esoteric work. Directs and supervises the accurate and timely
preparation of histology slides. Define work priorities, staff schedules, assures coverage for laboratory procedures, provides periodic review and training
on new techniques and assesses efficiencies of staff productiveness. Formulates and maintains the laboratory quality management procedures. Implements and instructs all staff in quality improvement initiatives and
Prepares for accreditation and licensing agency inspections.
Maintains quality of laboratory work complying with University, State, and Federal and accreditation (i.e. CAP) standards. Insures that all staff receives
required training and certifications as required. Identifies areas of risk given regulatory requirements and works towards compliance.
Supervises and coordinates personnel matters for Histology. Includes position establishment, recruitment, affirmative action, hiring, termination
processes and annual staff performance evaluations. Facilitates and promotes staff development and training.
Supervises and/or provides recommendations for unit purchasing activities, including capital purchases, building renovation and space acquisition.
Works with laboratory personnel to develop, revise and implement new preparatory and staining techniques. Updates policy and procedures under the
direction of the Medical Director. Benchmarks the work performance of laboratory. Troubleshoots problem areas and works to maintain high quality in
all facets of the laboratory production. Works with pathologists to assure quality and usefulness of preparations for use by other technicians and
professional in the laboratory.
Perform administrative clerical functions related to histology, including quarterly and annual reports.
Maintain communication with Medical and Administrative Directors
Ensure all histology staff have all required laboratory training.
Provide continuing education for all histology personnel.
Work the hours needed to maintain lab quality.
Maintain positive working relationships and lab harmony.
Working knowledge of all Histologist and Histology Laboratory Assistant duties.
Trains lab assistants and mentors them into becoming histologists.
Coordinates resolution of laboratory issues.
Complete all UCD required training and compliance courses
Other duties as assigned Salary and Benefits: The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.
This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at
https://www.cu.edu/employee-services. Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
2) A
current resume/CV.
3) List of 3-5 professional references.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. YourMembership.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Histology Supervisor

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