Community Health Systems Microbiology Supervisor, Laboratory in Waukegan, Illinois


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Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. The Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois.

Vista Health System is looking to hire a Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor to join our team! This individual isresponsible for supervising laboratory personnel, conducting and overseeing quality assurance and quality control, and collecting, analyzing, and interpreting lab results.


  • Oversees all technical function of a designated laboratory section at all Vista Health System sites.

  • Organizes and directs the daily activities of the laboratory.

  • Oversees staffing for the laboratory section including hiring, training, scheduling, monitoring, developing, evaluating and coaching under the direction of the laboratory administrative director.

  • Serves as a resource to laboratory technical and support staff, physicians and leaders and staff throughout the organization.

  • Maintains on-going Joint Commission readiness in designated laboratory section (s).

We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more!



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology.

  • Current registration as a Medical Technologist (ASCP) or equivalent certification.

Specialized Training / skills:

  • Successful completion of a course in lab information system implementation/application or previous experience in the use of a system.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required to handle difficult personnel and/or customer service issues in a calm and objective manner.

  • Advanced problem-solving skills required including technically and/or administratively complex problems where lack of precedence requires the development of creative solutions to problems.

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Must evaluate test results and be able to respond to physician inquiries regarding laboratory procedures, interpretations and processes.

  • Ability to concentrate on fine detail with frequent interruptions.

Job: Laboratory

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1817755

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.