Providence Health & Services Laboratory Shift Coordinator in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Laboratory Shift Coordinator to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

The individual in this position will leads a group of laboratory employees working on a particular shift. Coordinate daily operations of the clinical laboratory/section. Serve as a resource to laboratory staff and physicians for the resolution of unusual problems or unexpected circumstances (both technical and non-technical).

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate the work to be performed and provide work direction and assignments as needed.

  • Ensure that laboratory technical procedures are consistently followed

  • Coordinates staff scheduling with the Technical Lab Manager and section supervisors

  • Assist with the development and assessment of staff technical competency, including delegation and review of proficiency testing assignments.

  • Assist with review of staff QC/QI and maintenance logs for accuracy and completion.

  • Assist Technical Lab Manager with staff development.

  • Communicate with Lab Administration and work groups in an effective manner. Introduces new methods or technical procedures as necessary.

  • Coordinate with Technical Lab Manager to ensure that staff members are aware of changes in the laboratory information system or non-technical procedure changes.

  • Report unsafe/unhealthy practices and conditions immediately to appropriate Lab Administration for corrective action.

  • With the Technical Lab Manager and section supervisors, identify consumable supply needs to ensure adequate resources are available for testing and routine operations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • B.S. in Medical Technology or education and training equivalent to the requirements for a B.S.

  • Minimum of one (1) year clinical experience

  • Demonstrates punctuality by being ready and available for work at start of assigned shift in accordance with hospital policy

  • Works scheduled hours and when requested is willing to adjust personal schedule to complete workload

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience

About the Lab

This is a great opportunity to be employed by one of the largest Laboratories in Alaska, performing over 1.1 million tests/year. We have the latest technology including core lab automation and provide state of the art patient care in chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, blood bank, anatomic pathology and flow cytometry.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Variable

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 136835