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Laboratory Manager - Full Time, Days (Culver City) at Southern California Hospital at Culver City in CULVER CITY, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Laboratory Manager - Full Time, Days (Culver City)

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Laboratory Manager has 24/7 leadership responsibility of the daily operations of the department including, clinical, staffing, quality, and financial management. Ensures compliance with performance improvement processes and all regulatory bodies. Ensures an effective laboratory practice that is compliant and consistent with standards of practice. Implements strategies, processes, and standards to ensure operations support the key organizational and departmental initiatives such as quality of care and patient safety. Promotes collegial relationships between the unit and other departments or disciplines across the hospital. Responsible for employee coaching, training, hiring, counseling/discipline, performance assessment and payroll processes.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Manages the daily operations of the laboratory services department. Demonstrates advanced level of laboratory expertise, strong leadership and collaborative skills in dealing with staff and members of the healthcare team. Consistently ensures practice is within scope of licensure and compliant with hospital wide standards of laboratory services. Ensures institutional compliance with professional, accrediting and regulatory standards of care. Ensures Infection Control procedures and HIPAA compliance.
  • Ensures appropriate staffing levels. Oversees contract labor/services, including appropriate credentialing, orientation and evaluation. Responsible for scheduling/staffing, coaching, training, hiring, firing, counseling, performance evaluations and competencies, and payroll process. Effectively manages staff in compliance with applicable regulatory bodies, and all established policies, procedures and legal guidelines.
  • Collaborates with staff and members of the healthcare team, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines and support staff. Delegates laboratory activities to appropriate members of the healthcare team, provides effective leadership and ensures that service is safe and of high quality. Acts as a source of information and articulately responds to questions, providing resources, guidance, and education about laboratory services.
  • Empathizes with patient and patient support systems, expresses compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious, gender identity, or ethnic background. Engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful actions regarding how to best carry out interactions with the patient, families, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Ensures department performance, quality, and process improvement. Ensures turnaround time (TAT) for STAT and routine tests meets established guidelines. Oversees laboratory quality control policies; documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed. Appropriately educates and mentors. Demonstrates problem-solving, critical thinking, and prioritization of work to resolve issues as they arise in an appropriate and timely manner.


Minimum Education: Masters Degree preferred.

Minimum Experience: Seven (7) years' experience as CLS with a minimum of two (2) years' in a leadership role required. Strong time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize task. Ability to identify and distinguish between colors. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current Licensure as a Clinical Lab Scientist in the State of California required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Lab, Clinical Lab, CLS. Allied Health, Scientist

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