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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Lab Support Services Supervisor in Tacoma, Washington

Lab Support Services Supervisor

VMFH Division Support ServicesTacoma, Washington

Requisition ID 2022-255898 Employment Type Full Time Department Clinical Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday (8:00 am-5:00 pm) Remote No Category Laboratory


In 2020 united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care including 11 hospitals and nearly 5000 physicians and providers. Together we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and

  • household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

  • Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!


Job Summary:

This job is responsible for the coordination and oversight of pre- and post-analytical activities relating to the daily operations of a laboratory function in accordance with established business objectives and applicable accreditation/regulatory requirements. An incumbent serves as the point-person for issues impacting the assigned lab facility.

Work includes:

  • Timely, responsive and cost-effective staffing/scheduling of lab support staff for the assigned facility

  • Serving as liaison with various internal departments in coordinating and troubleshooting various business-related issues

  • Directly supervising staff engaged in lab-related work activities. An incumbent is a first-line “working supervisor”, and may spend a moderate amount of time (10%-20%) performinglaboratory work within scope of required licensure/certification



Education/Work Experience Requirements

Completion of a phlebotomy or Medical Laboratory Technician course at a Vocational College or equivalent technical school and five years of progressively responsible related work experience in a clinical laboratory setting that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities, including one year in a related lead or supervisory role.


  • Current Washington State certification as a Medical Assistant OR Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist is required.

  • Current ASCP or AMT certification as a Phlebotomy Technician is preferred.

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