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#103218 Pathology Supervisor

Filing Deadline: Thu 4/9/2020

This posting shall remain open until filled.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/02/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager to whom he/she is assigned or the Administrative Director of Clinical Laboratories, the Pathology Supervisor has leadership responsibility and appropriate authority for administrative and fiscal functions as assigned. Responsible for the coordination of technical functions, general organization, and daily operations of the laboratory section to which he/she is assigned. As such, the incumbent is expected to actively participate in continuous re-engineering activities of his/her assigned area, support/direct continuous quality improvement efforts, ensure the quality and timeliness of patient testing activities, and be an active and collaborative participant in all meetings and other departmental activities as directed. The incumbent ensures that customer needs are met by a technically competent staff in a manner consistent with excellent customer service. He/she consistently models the Core Values of UC San Diego Health and leads in a manner which visibly supports its mission and goals.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare administration or related area and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • 5 or more years of relevant experience.

  • Experience and proven success in maintaining current knowledge of laboratory concepts, new methodologies and advances in the field of specimen processing, automation, and procedures. Ability to apply principles in a clinical laboratory setting.


  • Licensure in specialty area.
  • Three or more years’ experience in formal leadership role in Cytology. Additional experienced in Histology operation.
  • Certification Specialist in Cytotechnology (SCT) from American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
  • License in the state of California as Cytotechnologist.
  • 10 year’s experience as fulltime screener for both GYN and Non-gyn cases in a hospital setting.
  • Two (2) years proven successful experience as a Lead position in Cytology or as Supervisor of Cytology, including Cytology lab operations and Cytotechnologist technical screening.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
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Pathology Laboratory
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Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri, Occasional weekends


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.