Phlebotomy Inpatient Operations Supervisor

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27112

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The supervisor is held responsible for the proper performance of all laboratory procedures within his/her section and supervises technologists, technicians and other related personnel, schedules work duties and supervises performance of such duties.

Job Responsibilities


Supervises and directs all technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Completes and discusses evaluations by first working day of anniversary month.
  • Completes and discusses disciplinary actions within 48 hours of incident
  • Completes payroll before deadline with 98% accuracy
  • Monitors absenteeism and tardiness noting effects on other personnel and section operation

Schedule work duties

  • Justifies overtime in writing within three working days
  • Schedules staff, monitors and maintains budgeted hours including overtime
  • Constantly reviews and improves systems for increased efficiency and eliminates rework and waste.

Responsible for all technical work performed

  • Stats completed within one hour 98% of the time
  • Argents completed within three hours 98% of the time
  • Routines completed within acceptable time frame

Assures that licensing and accreditation requirements are in full compliance

  • Participates and passes all proficiency testing
  • Stays within federal and state guidelines
  • Ensures all procedure manuals are up to date
  • Reviews procedure manuals annually

Assists in planning and monitoring operating and capital budgets

  • Submits capital equipment list with appropriate justification on date due
  • Responsible for maintaining a balanced budget with written justification for negative or positive variances within 30 days of distribution
  • Maintains and controls supply and reagent inventory


  • Participate in at least one TQM-CQI project

Inter/Intra-Departmental Committees

  • Participate in at least one committee during year
  • Provides an environment of open communication

Fosters an environment which values diversity

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Uniform Standards for Managers

  1. Establishes department standards of excellence; assures consistent implementation by all staff.
  2. Establishes integrated systems which improve services and are supportive of the Hospital’s mission.
  3. Develops, tests, implements and evaluates new and creative approaches to meeting departmental and institutional goals.
  4. Integrates trends in healthcare and own profession to forecast future departmental and institutional needs for program development, space, and financial resources.
  5. Creates/supports an environment that fosters teamwork, cooperation, respect and diversity.
  6. Recruits, coaches, develops and retains qualified, competent staff.  Ensures staff meets all requirements of position.
  7. Creates and maintains an environment where staff feel valued, appreciated and recognized.
  8. Demonstrates an effective open door communication policy and process with staff.     
  9. Prepares and monitors budget(s) for assigned area(s).
  10. Supports, enforces and interprets institutional/departmental policies and procedures.
  11. Compiles with CHOP safety, infection control and security policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.  
  12. Participates in professional and community activities.   
  13. Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to render age-appropriate care and services based on patients’ developmental needs.  If applicable, please state the specific age range of patients (0-21)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience

BS in biology, chemistry or other related field or equivalent experience, with MT ASCP, NCA or other related certification or eligible.


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Supervisory experience preferred.

Five years of practical laboratory experience including instrumentation preferred.

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of computers
  • Ability to handle confidential materials
  • Ability to work the “bench” when necessary
  • Communication, technical and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle and interpret data
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Ability to work directly with Administrative Director of Clinical Laboratories

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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