Providence Health & Services Laboratory Supervisor in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Laboratory Supervisor (Laboratory, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Possess the ability to work with, collaborate and cooperate with the physicians, nursing staff, and the other departments within the hospital to facilitate smoothly coordinated patient care services.

  • Oversee personnel and assure that all clinical staff are properly hired, scheduled, trained and oriented to perform their jobs in the work environment.

  • Actively participate in facility leadership and expand role for the enhancement of Providence Valdez Medical Center.

  • Ensure that the lab is properly stocked and supplied. This includes ordering supplies from various companies, receiving and keeping inventory of supplies, and approving invoices for payment according to current process and procedure.

  • Be capable and willing to perform emergency testing during nights and weekend hours.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Medical Laboratory Science

  • Medical Technologist (MT) certification issued from American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) or Clinical Laboratory Technologist (CT) certification issued from the National Certification Agency of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (NCA)

  • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 30 days of hire

  • 2 years of laboratory training or experience in high complexity testing in order to be compliant with CLIA regulations

  • Have working knowledge of the lab, instrumentation and Quality Control criteria, needs to understand test results and correlations and be able to follow policies and procedures, be able to follow written and verbal instructions, be able to retain accurate records with attention to detail

  • Able to operate general lab equipment including microscopes, cell counters, analyzers, refractometers, incubators and have working knowledge of veni-puncture skills

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 214592