Histology Supervisor

  • Tower Health
  • Pottstown, PA 19464, USA
  • Feb 20, 2021

Job Description


We believe in the power of people to create great care.

Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.

We're 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.


The section supervisor demonstrates the ability to work independently with strong organizational and decision-making skills and therefore is responsible for the organization and direction of day to day operations of the Histology and Cytology laboratory through effective utilization of resources. Oversight of technical and non-technical staff within the department. Ensures prompt, quality and appropriate lab testing along with the delivery of high-quality slides by overseeing the performance and interpretation of various routine and complex laboratory tests. Manages staff effectively to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of services. Maintains active and satisfactory working relationships with other hospital and laboratory departments, committees and medical staff. Assumes other project responsibilities as assigned by laboratory management to meet the departmental initiatives. Plans for the future development of the department within the constraints of the laboratory budget and hospital goals. Anticipate 25-50% technical/bench maintenance of duties


  • BS or BA with MT (ASCP) or equivalent OR

    Completion of accredited Cytology Program approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services OR

    ASCP or equivalent registry successfully completed and CMP maintained, if appropriate

  • Minimum five years laboratory experience
  • Supervisory experience (preferred)

  • ASCP/AMT/CLS Certification and/or Registration