Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Req ID: 23881

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

This role will oversee daily lab operations. 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

1. 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.

2. Schedules 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.

3. Responsible for all technical work performed.

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

4. 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.

5. 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.


  • Participated in at least one TQM-CQI project.

7. Inter/Intra-Departmental Committees

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

8. Fosters an environment which values diversity.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

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 and flow cytometry preferred

Additional Technical Requirements


  • 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 Clinical Immunology Section Manager

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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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288




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