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Sanford Health Supervisor, Bench Laboratory | Core Lab in Luverne, Minnesota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Luverne Medical Center
Location: Luverne, MN
Address: 1600 N Kniss Ave, Luverne, MN 56156, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Job Summary

Responsible for providing leadership of the day-to-day operations of the laboratory or laboratory department. Acts as a point of contact to technical staff and responds to questions and provides direction. May collect and process lab specimens and may perform clinical laboratory testing, including manual and automated methods, in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures May collect and manage samples of blood and other fluids from patients as needed. Serves as a liaison between technical staff and laboratory leadership, as well as communicating issues and concerns to appropriate personnel. Participate in the hiring, training performance management, and disciplinary action of staff. May assist in the collection and preparation of required budget information. Maintains a positive work environment for the laboratory staff and develop a team approach to optimize work flow, improve customer satisfaction and reduce errors. Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing. Follows standard operating procedures and ensures laboratory safety, quality, and regulatory requirements are met. Collaborates with other departments across the enterprise. Demonstrates critical and independent judgment with decision-making and problem-solving.

Department Details

This is a full-time position as a Laboratory Supervisor who will oversee staff and labs in Sanford Luverne Medical Center as well as Sanford Adrian Clinic and Sanford Rock Rapids Clinic. Lab hours are Monday-Friday, 0530-1800, Saturdays from 0600-1200 and Sunday 0600-1200.


Associates degree in Laboratory or Biological Sciences required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Two years of laboratory related experience required.

Possess a national laboratory certification or laboratory specialty certification, for example: Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Histology Technician (HT), etc. through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP); or be registry eligible and obtain certification within 12 months of hire into position. If working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed or have a provisional license, by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and certifications. ND license regulations are not applicable for cytology or histology laboratories. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-37618
Featured: No