The Manager of Lab supervises technical and support personnel while overseeing the daily the operations of the Laboratory. This includes ensuring that regulatory requirements are met, monitoring test systems to ensure they are in control, and supervising staff, including all activities relative to work assignments, hiring/termination, performance reviews, orientation, and professional development.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Manages the daily functions of the laboratory to ensure it runs efficiently. Performs all delegated functions as defined by facility CLIA Director.
Prepares schedules, coordinates job assignments, and monitors personnel including the selection, orientation, training, assignments, evaluations, discipline, and discharge of employees.
Ensures staff has the necessary training, experience, and competencies required to perform their duties by coordinating continuing education and providing in-services and orientations.
Maintains appropriate personnel and patient records in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Assist with budgeting, provides information about supplies, personnel, and equipment, seeks avenues of cost containment, and plans long-term purchases or capital equipment.
Establishes and implements quality assurance programs and maintains standards and records that document compliance with regulatory agencies.
Ensures the review of all quality control, proficiency testing, instrument maintenance, and quality assurance records, and any associated corrective action.
Provides input/support in the selection/purchase of capital equipment and the development of yearly budgets.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
Statistical and critical thinking abilities.
Ability to comprehend and communicate instructions.
Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Provides training and opportunities for continuing education.
Ability to make operational choices around how work gets done quality and productivity standards, measurable goals for employees and project teams, etc.
Ability to use broader targets to regulate how best to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
Ability to make or approve effective hiring and termination judgments.
Ability to evaluate and recommend changes to policies, and establish procedures that affect the managed organization.
Basic business knowledge, including but not limited to: annual planning and goal setting, adherence to budgets, employee compensation, compliance and risk management.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Bachelor's or 4 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
EXPERIENCE - 4 Years of Experience
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - ASCP-BloodBanking Technologist (ASCP-BB), ASCP-Chemistry Technologist (ASCP-C), ASCP-Cytogenetics Technologist (ASCP-CG), ASCP-Cytologist (ASCP-CT), ASCP-Hematology Technologist (ASCP-H), ASCP-Microbiology Technologist (ASCP-M), Molecular Biology Technologist (ASCP-MB), ASCP-Pathologist Asst (ASCP-PA), ASCP-Blood Banking Specialist (ASCP-SBB), ASCP-Chemistry Specialist (ASCP-SC), ASCP-Hematology Specialist (ASCP-SH), ASCP-Microbiology Specialist (ASCP-SM): Must have ONE of the following:
Cert Histocompatibility Spec (CHS-ABHI), Cert Histocompatibility Techno (CHT-ABHI), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Medical Technologist (MT), Specialist in Cytology-ASCP (SCT), Specialist in Cytometry-ASCP (SCYM), Molecular Biology Spec-ASCP (SMB): .
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
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