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Duke University Health System Job Description


DUHS

LABORATORY SUPPORT SUPERVISOR


Job Title: LABORATORY SUPPORT SUPERVISOR
Job Code: 4145
FLSA: N
Job Level: E2
Revised Date: 06/27/2005
Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

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General Description of the Job Class

Supervise the work of subordinate personnel in performing routing and specialized blood drawing techniques from patients for laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Supervise and coordinate the technical activities of subordinate personnel. Supervise and participate in the more complex technical procedures within functional area. Confer with patients to obtain information for laboratory records, explain procedures, allay fears and elicit cooperation.

Provide technical assistance, instruction and consultation to students and employees.

Participate in the development of new collection procedures and techniques for laboratory specimens.

Evaluate collection equipment, techniques and work flow patterns and prepare reports outlining appropriate recommendations and conclusions.

Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education:

Work requires an educational background generally equivalent to a high school education. Duke University Phlebotomy certification is required.

 

Experience:

Work requires 5 years of experience as a Phlebotomist.

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

N/A

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

SUPERVISION

 

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.