Job Description: Responsible for direction and coordination of the personnel in all aspects of Clinical Laboratory services at one of the VHS hospitals. This position is responsible for coordinating chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, serology and blood bank operational functions. This includes but is not limited to the monitoring test reporting, quality control, policies, procedures, and customer relations. The Manager shall ensure that lab services are best practices, with intentional focus on quality and cost containment and carried out in an expeditious manner. Responsibilities also include recognizing clinical issues that may require consultation with Pathologist, maintaining performance improvement activities, ensuring CE regulated mandates are met and implementation of SOPs. This position is responsible to effectively coordinate seamless relationships with other departments and physicians. This position is responsible for inventory control and supply management and maintains CAP inspection readiness. The candidate should require no direct supervisor and be able to work alone.