Pathology Supervisor

January 12, 2024 |

Department: Laboratory

Status/Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Night Shift (weekends, holidays & call)

Location: Hartford, KY

For more information contact: Hilliary Edelen,


  • Education: 2-year degree
  • Experience: Preferred 2 years.
  • Additional requirements / comments / education / experience / skills, registration, or certification:
    • Able to adapt to hospital schedules to cover patient care.
    • Computer skills needed.
    • ASCP certification preferred.

Job Description:

Responsible for assuring that services are provided in a manner that is consistent with Ohio County Healthcare policies and procedures and the Purpose, Vision, and Values. OCH - performs Outstanding Care Here! Every employee provides outstanding care every time, to every person, no matter where the encounter occurs. Must be flexible for scheduling purposes. Must be neat, clean, and professional in appearance. Exhibit positive human relations. Uphold accountability of pathology laboratory personnel to the Purpose, Vision, and Values. OCH - performs Outstanding Care Here! Comply with all organizational and laboratory policies/procedures and uphold laboratory personnel to the same.

  • Responsible for anatomic pathology lab operations

  • Evaluates, develops, and implements new pathology technical procedures to ensure accurate and efficient delivery of services.

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures in pathology as necessary to maintain a high level of function in assigned area.

  • Maintains established technical and operational standards in pathology to ensure compliance with hospital standards and licensing and accrediting agencies.

  • Manages pathology staff of first line supervisors and lead technologists and may assume responsibility for the absence of appropriate supervisory staff.

  • Responsible for all pathology departmental statistics, and coordinates collection and preparation as required.

  • Responsible for the oversight of anatomic / surgical pathology laboratory operation, anatomic laboratory QA and all accrediting agency inspections including those for TJC, CLIA, etc.

  • Compares and administers pathology departmental budgets, coordinate objectives and goals designed to improve the fiscal and organizational operation of the pathology laboratory.

  • Resolves problems by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical consultants, laboratory director, and patient care counsel.

  • Coordinates regularly scheduled team meetings with pathology department staff; establishes communication pathways and reviews for effectiveness. Maintains pathology productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas: identifying peak and slack periods: making operational or staffing adjustments and maintaining posted work schedule.

  • Responsible for assuring that pathology services are provided in a manner that is consistent with Ohio County Healthcare policies and procedures and the purpose, vision, and values.

    The job description reflects the general details considered necessary to fulfill the essential job functions and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements inherent in this position. May be requested to be member of QI team.

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