Reports to the Director of Laboratory. Shares responsibility for overall operation of the hospital laboratory including planning, organizing, directing and overseeing the activities of the associates.
MISSION & VISION
Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.
Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
Easy access and convenience
Outstanding patient experiences
Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
Education and Experience
The level of knowledge, skills and abilities indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or one of the biological sciences. A Master's degree in Public Administration or Management is preferred. A minimum of six years experience in a clinical laboratory with three years supervisory experience is required. Must qualify as a Technical Supervisor and General Supervisor as defined in CFR 493.1449 and CFR 493.1461. Certification as a Medical Technologist by an appropriate accrediting agency, i.e. ASCP or equivalent is preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Knowledge & Skills
Demonstrates solid knowledge of medical laboratory procedures and testing systems.
Requires working knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations and applicable accrediting agencies.
Requires ability to develop and maintain budgets and financial skills to track department expenses.
Requires technical knowledge of laboratory information systems and applications.
Requires ability to analyze situations and respond in a timely manner.
Demonstrates strong leadership and organizational skills necessary to work effectively with day-to-day problems.
Demonstrates a strong interest in leadership skills development and the desire to participate in management development activities.
Complies with hospital expectations regarding ethical behavior and standards of conduct.
Complies with federal and hospital regulations regarding protected health information and patient privacy.
Attendance at one annual orientation in service each year to review hospital policies and procedures is mandatory or view staff orientation presentation on the intranet and turn in quiz to Human Resources.
Works in clean, well-lighted laboratory with controlled temperature and ventilation.
May be exposed to infectious disease from contaminated materials. May handle toxic or corrosive substances. Risks are minimal when proper safety procedures are followed.
Must have the ability to work varied hours as needs demand.
Requires the physical ability and stamina to perform the essential functions of the position.