CLS Laboratory Operations Supervisor

A reputable healthcare system in the San Francisco Bay Area is searching for a CLS Supervisor to oversee Laboratory Operations at this busy community medical center. Lead this team of dedicated and experienced Scientists, Researchers, and Specialists in one of Northern California’s most picturesque areas.

This 60-bed community hospital, located just a short distance away from the San Francisco Bay Area, is seeking a CLS Supervisor to oversee its Laboratory Services Department. This community medical center offers a full suite of services for the surrounding population including, but not limited to:

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • 24/7 Emergency Room
  • On-Site Laboratory
  • On-Site Medical Records
  • 12-Bed Intensive Care Unit
  • Orthopedic and Physical Therapy
  • Post-Partum Services

Reporting to the Regional Director of Laboratory Services, the CLS Lab Supervisor will interface with many direct and indirect stakeholders in the day-to-day operations of this busy acute care Laboratory which conducts tests in Molecular, Microbiology, Pathology, Immunology, and many other. Director supported by a team of 10-15 employees who range in skills from Technical Lab Specialists, to Laboratory Assistants, to Lab Information System (LIS) personnel.  

Working collaboratively with Acute Care personnel such as Medical Directors, Physicians, Nurse Navigators, and RN Coordinators, the Laboratory Supervisor will act as the point of contact for multiple service centers. A great aptitude for building and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships will be very important for someone in this role to succeed.

A team-based approach to this large, diverse laboratory staff is crucial for guaranteeing continued buy-in, trust, and efficiency from each member. Actively managing the Microbiologists, Hematologists, Cytotechnologists, Histologists, Phlebotomists, Chemists, and various support staff through direct coaching, team and personal development initiatives, and clear performance expectations will help the CLS Lab Supervisor continue the upward trajectory of quality improvement for this lab and for the health care system.

One of the nation’s most recognized metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area boasts something for everyone. In the deep, damp giant redwoods, white sand beaches, and craggy cliffs of Marin you’ll find miles of hiking trails and relaxing solitude. In the technological capital of the world, Silicon Valley, you’ll find a burgeoning entrepreneurial environment which never ceases to inspire. Of course, San Francisco proper never ceases to amaze. The CLS Technical Laboratory Supervisor will find history, art, culture, and amazing cuisine around every corner.

As a management-level employee of this well-established and large non-profit health system, the Clinical Laboratory Operations Supervisor will enjoy great job security, ample opportunity to grow (both in this role and throughout the system), as well as a competitive compensation and generous benefits package.