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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Laboratory Supervisor- Talihina Lab in Talihina, Oklahoma

Laboratory Supervisor- Talihina Lab


Job Purpose or Objective(s): Analyzes patient’s specimens for requested chemical and immunological analyzes, reports findings in a timely manner, maintains the lab and instruments for precise measurements, and makes decisions regarding correct testing needs.

This position is subject to the Supreme Court's mandate for COVID-19 vaccines. The Choctaw Nation also offers medical and/or religious exemptions to those who cannot get the vaccine.

Primary Tasks:

  1. Supervise the work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures, including planning laboratory work, evaluating work performed and handling procedural and technical problems.

  2. Develop and implement quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance with federal regulations; prepare and maintain applicable records.

  3. Prepare technical reports reflecting column of work, procedures utilized and test results; coordinate the preparation of reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.

  4. Design appropriate work schedules for subordinate employees and plans daily work assignments in order to maintain an adequate personnel complement for laboratory efficiency.

  5. Monitor Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Safety and Inspection Control practices to assure compliance with internal and external regulations.

  6. Maintain sufficient inventory of material supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment with budgetary guidelines.

  7. Interprets accrediting agencies standards or guidelines for ancillary testing program and translates requirement into policies and procedures; initiates corrective action as soon as deficiency is identified; completes checklist and other information sheets required and coordinates on-site inspection of sections for which responsible.

  8. Provide advanced problem solving, troubleshooting, interpretation/consultation, verification of specimen quality and test results, and stay abreast of and execute latest technical management developments including new lab procedures.

  9. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in health or related field

  • Certified Medical Technologist

  • Knowledge of maintenance on instruments

  • Two years’ experience in a clinical lab setting


  • Bachelor’s degree in health or related field

  • Certified Medical Technologist

  • Knowledge of maintenance on instruments

  • Five years’ experience in a clinical lab setting


Job Health Care Services

Primary Location OK-Talihina

Work Locations Health Care Center Rt 2, Box 1774 Talihina 74571

Organization Health

Schedule Regular


Day Job

Job Posting 08/05/2022, 11:17:40 AM

Req ID: 22008156