Microbiology Supervisor (Multispecialty & Research Hospital)
UT Health San Antonio
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 23001704
UT Health San Antonio is broadening its reach in clinical care with the opening of the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty & Research Hospital. This eight-story 144-bed facility will offer uninterrupted patient care in one location within San Antonio, TX, the 7th largest city in the U.S.
We are excited to share an opportunity for a Microbiology Lab Supervisor. The role will supervisor microbiology laboratory staff and participate in the performance of various medical/clinical laboratory procedures. Guides the day-to-day operations of the laboratory.
Provides clerical, supply, and administrative support required in laboratory administration.
Maintains and oversees day-to-day operations and is the primary point of contact.
Creation and maintenance of policies, procedures, and forms.
Review and selection of laboratory equipment.
Creation and execution of validation plans.
Development and maintenance of a quality assurance program.
Participates in activities to create and maintain appropriate lab compliance with accrediting agency regulations, including CAP, CLIA, and DSHS Reportable Conditions.
Participates in site visits for laboratory creation and development.
Recognizes customer satisfaction issues and responds appropriately.
Participates in the selection and training of personnel.
Laboratory SME for LIS implementation and validation (Beaker).
Works collaboratively with staff, Manager, and Medical Directors to accomplish goals.
UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.
Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.
Dental- Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.
Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.
Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.
Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:
Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.
Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.
Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.
Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.
FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.
Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.
UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
Bachelor’s degree in Science required
Six (6) years of progressive experience in a CAP/CLIA accredited clinical laboratory required
Two (2) years of supervisory experience preferred
Licenses and Certifications:
Certified as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathology or equivalent.