Primary Location Portland, Oregon
Job Number 1145468
Date posted 01/11/2023
Plan, direct, and oversee phlebotomy services and other pre-analytical tasks. Give technical guidance and instruction in the designated areas of responsibility, and aid in the management of the Laboratory's overall activities.

Significant Duties:

For areas of responsibility, plan, administer, organize, and offer direct oversight. Organize departmental workflow. Compliance with policies and procedures is monitored and maintained. Engage in activities sponsored by the Labor Management Partnership. Pre-analytical procedures should be carried out as necessary to guarantee prompt and suitable patient treatment. As required, offer guidance and support to other Laboratory sections to uphold the standard of care and services. operate as a point of contact between the laboratory and the inpatient and/or outpatient clinical departments, serving as a resource to share knowledge, address customer service issues, and respond to queries or concerns from patients, clinicians, and employees. Keep the lines of communication open between the laboratory's management and other workers, including the pre-analytical team. Promote and uphold knowledge of organizational business strategies, and take part in completing tasks and objectives.

Maintain compliance with all Laboratory licensing and regulatory requirements pertaining to assigned areas of responsibility (e.g. CAP, CLIA, and JCAHO). Maintain current procedure manuals. Review and update policy and procedure manuals on a regular basis and as changes occur. In-service employees on all new procedures and policies.
Monitor workload and adjust staffing and workflow patterns to effectively meet service needs for areas of responsibility. Assure equipment is maintained and serviced appropriately and that back-up systems are in place.
Participate in development and administration of department budget. Monitor financial reports and act to correct or justify variances. Oversee ordering of materials and supplies to assure adequate inventory of supplies necessary for uninterrupted service for areas of responsibility. Performs other duties as requested.


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Basic Qualifications: 
  • Minimum two (2) years of phlebotomy or LTA experience in a multi-patient setting.
  • Minimum two (2) years in supervisory or leadership role in laboratory or other applicable healthcare setting OR four (4) years direct management or supervisory role in a non-health care setting.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Drivers License (in location where applicable)


Additional Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of phlebotomy principles/practice lab specimen collection, processing and handling requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of computer operation.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Verbal and written command of the English language.
  • Proven skills in multi-techniques in phlebotomy.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and to work independently.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum three (3) years of phlebotomy experience in busy multi-patient setting including use of multi-techniques and experience with patients of all ages.
  • Minimum one (1) year of supervisory and/or teaching experience.
  • Medical Terminology.
  • Training in basic principles of supervision.
  • Thorough knowledge of phlebotomy and pre-analytical specimen preparation principles.
  • General knowledge of Kaiser Permanentes Human Resource policies.
  • Proven expert skills in phlebotomy practices.
  • Computer skills.
Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Airport Way Regional Laboratory
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Evening
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 02:00 PM
Working Hours End: 10:00 PM
Job Schedule: Fime
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01|NUE|Non Union Employee
Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Department: NW Regional Lab – Pathology/Lab-Cytology – 1008
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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