Job Description

Job Title: Supervisor, Laboratory
Job ID: 688224
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: VIROLOGY
Location: 3477 Euler Way, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC Presbyterian is excited to be hiring a Supervisor to help support the virology laboratory! Ideal candidate will be a Medical Technologist with clinical experiences in virology and molecular infectious disease testing.

Supervise assigned laboratories/departments through managing, planning, servicing, organizing and controlling the activities of personnel engaged in the collection and transport of patient specimens, the processing and handling of laboratory specimens and in the generation of timely and accurate test results. All activities are directed in accordance with the express standards of accrediting agencies, the Medical Director and the UPMC Health System. The Supervisor has direct accountability to the Administrative Director of Laboratories for all administrative matters and to the Medical Directors for technical matters. Implied accountability to patients and the medical staff servicing those patients also exist. Use a wide range of independent judgment and discretion in order to coordinate the efforts of the particular laboratory/department for the maximum benefit of patients served.

  • Develop annual capital and operating budgets and manage all budgets in accordance with established budgetary guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with the UPMC philosophy and mission of service excellence.
  • Establish appropriate monitoring and control systems and policies/procedures to ensure the laboratories are achieving strategic goals.
  • Promote positive interdisciplinary relations and ensure ongoing problem solving to ensure quality patient care services.
  • Pursue a program of self-development.
  • Receive and investigate all complaints concerning the laboratories and it's personnel and takes action when necessary.
  • Remain abreast of developments in the field of management and laboratory science.


  • B.S. degree from an accredited college/university and successful completion of a CAHEA accredited Medical Technology program; 
  • Or a B.S. degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science; 
  • Or a successfully completed the HEW (HHS) proficiency examination. 
  • 2 years of leadership experience, 
  • Minimum of 6 years laboratory experience.
  • Medical Technologist with clinical experiences in virology and molecular infectious disease testing preferred. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $24.27 to $41.99

Union Position: No

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