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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Department Supv, Lab in Atlanta, Georgia


In this role the ideal candidate will support Bone and Tissue Banking for the entire Emory Healthcare System by:

  • Investigating problems and report issues to Facility Specific Laboratory Directors.

  • Planning and coordinating education and training of Tissue Specialist direct reports, staff and resident education and training.

  • Assisting in readiness reviews and pre-inspection activities; perform and/or participate in mock inspections as it relates to regulatory and accrediatation activities.

  • Maintaining current qualifications of suppliers of bone and tissue; develop and maintain documentations systems for proper receipt, storage and dispensing of tissue.

  • Monitoring performance to identify variances and nonconformances. Manage Nonconformance documentation and investigations, root cause analysis and corrective action plans.

  • Oversees investigation, follow-up and documentation relative to lookbacks and recalls; process for notification, processing follow-up and documentation of risk of transfusion/implant-related transmission of disease.



  • Plans, organizes and directs the day to day operations of a technical laboratory or functional area including staff supervision, coordination with lab leadership and other hospital departments.

  • Plans, administers and monitors the department's capital equipment, operations, and personnel budgets; regularly reviews year to date expenditures; and takes corrective action as necessary; establishes inventory control procedures.

  • Evaluates vendor products; develops criteria for determining vendor selection; and recommends vendor which best meets defined criteria. Develops departmental short and long term goals and objectives.

  • Meets with other staff members to discuss progress and to develop future courses of action.

  • Analyzes departmental strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and constraints. Manages staff and employee performance.

  • Resolves Human resource related issues, determines staffing needs, interviews and hires staff.

  • Provides on-going performance feedback, addresses problems, orients and trains employees, verifies competency and identifies and suggests ways to develop skills.

  • Provides formal and informal counseling to employees. Monitors workflow. Assists in developing laboratory wide policies and procedures.

  • Establishes area specific procedures related to technical performance and specific job responsibilities in accordance with regulating agency.

  • Oversees quality control program within area(s) of responsibility. Monitors quality improvement standards.

  • Monitors laboratory test results and patient reports as required. Implements and evaluates operational changes to improve productivity and the quality and efficiency of laboratory services.

  • Monitors advance maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment and instruments.

  • Coordinates correction of malfunctions with service representative.

  • Researches and recommends purchase of new products or equipment. Approves and processes orders for supplies, reagents or equipment.

  • Directs maintenance of LIS database and implementation of software enhancement and system checks.

  • Monitors backup for data integrity and participates in recovery and restoration. Interprets applicable regulations to direct recordkeeping for complete and accurate documentation.

  • Reviews accuracy and timeliness of patient test results; provides data for and prepares operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies to comply with regulations.

  • May serve on or chair laboratory and hospital committees or clinical pathways. Communicates operational changes to staff; seeks input and recommendations on ways to improve operations.

  • Meets with laboratory administration, nursing and faculty regarding laboratory operations, research and customer services. Develops and presents training programs on employee safety, infection control, and leadership development and new employee orientation.

  • Prepares laboratory for inspection or accreditation visits including staff compliance with policies and procedures and proficiency testing program. Monitors research and development activities within the laboratory; assists in the development and implementation of new procedures.

  • Performs laboratory tests as required. Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical lab science or a chemical, physical or biological science.

  • Other bachelor's degrees will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school of medical technology or if science and math coursework meet requirement of certifying agency.

  • Bachelor's degree may be waived for a medical technologist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor's degree requirement by ASCP and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services.

  • Four (4) years of medical technology experience required.

  • Five (5) years of medical technology experience preferred.

  • Supervisory experience preferred.

  • Certified by the following accreditation agencies: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (HHS or HEW), CHT (ABHI), CHS (ABHI), CT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP), or HT (ASCP), MT (AAB), generalist or categorical if applicable.


(Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Lab Transfusion Service

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 95947

Job Category Laboratory

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.