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Supervisor, Surgical Pathology & Autopsy Clinical Labs

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Local Title: Supervisor, Surgical Pathology & Autopsy Clinical Labs
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Associate Technical Director of Clinical Laboratory
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Management and Professional, Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Clinical Laboratories, Surgical Pathology & Autopsy at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Supervisor/TH Clinical Associate Technical Director of Clinical Laboratories. The successful candidate will:

  • Supervise the Surgical Pathology & Autopsy Laboratory. 
  • Assure adequate staffing at all times.
  • Be responsible for administrative reports; ensure that they are appropriate, accurate and timely.
  • Be responsible for supplies and equipment; ensure supplies and equipment purchases are appropriate, adequate and timely, and that preventative equipment maintenance is performed and appropriate records kept.
  • Maintain adequate supply of material/reagents to ensure proper workflow.
  • Maintain quality control, record and check performance manual for all tests completed in the lab area.
  • Maintain proper documentation for compliance with all regulatory agency requirements.
  • Maintain compliance with institutional and departmental policies.
  • Assist in the daily operations of the Anatomic Pathology Division, to ensure quality work and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Demonstrate flexibility as duties and responsibilities are not limited to the above description.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or other relevant laboratory science.
  • New York State Laboratory Technologist Licensure.
  • 2+ years of supervisory/administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in Surgical Pathology and Autopsy preferred.
  • ASCP certification or equivalent preferred.

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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