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Lab Manager - Pathology - RT

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Bjerrmark, Alaska, 99701, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2018

Description:

Lab Manager - Pathology - RT

Bjerrmark,, Alaska

This position will oversee the Pathology Department to include Histology, Cytology, and Pathology Office staff including routine coverage of shifts in Histology/Cytology areas. This position is key to quality management, process improvement and regulatory compliance for all areas of the Pathology Department.This will require working closely with the Pathologists as part of the Laboratory Management team.

This position is responsible for all aspects of patient result reporting in any assigned area of the laboratory, demonstrating superior proficiency in analysis, quality control and quality assurance operation and evaluation, procedure implementation and maintenance, superior communication skills, customer service, instrument implementation and maintenance, problem solving, leadership and organization/prioritization skills. Collaborates with all members of the health care team to provide quality service to our customers.

Position Available:

Varied 8 Hour Day Shifts.

Start times from 0530 until 0800.

On Call Required

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Monitors daily workflow of departmental processes and works assigned shifts in areas of supervision. Maintains skills to perform all positions supervised.

Supervises the operations of assigned areas, to include hiring, orientation, scheduling, educational needs & staff competency, performance reviews and disciplinary functions. Assists Laboratory Director in the resolution of systems issues and enforces department policies so that employee problems and conflicts are resolved in a prompt and efficient manner.

Ensures that standards for compliance, use of equipment, and quality control are met as required by all accrediting, state, and/or federal agencies. Ensures regulatory requirements of the department are met, delegating duties to staff as appropriate. Provides director/manager with timely information regarding variances of these standards.

Coordinates quality and safety activities including department Quality Improvement projects and plan, assumes oversight of ongoing proficiency and competency testing, and facilitates activities of the department with the QA committee and safety committee. Ensures quality results through the use and evaluation of control materials, proper instrument maintenance, analysis and reporting of proficiency testing results as well as the review of returned results with the medical director.

Oversees occurrence reports, investigation of concerns (from physicians, patients and other customers) and follow up, problem resolution, record keeping and reporting.

Makes recommendations for technical changes and improvements in their section with the section’s Medical Director. Participates with vendors and technical representatives to maintain equipment services and other contracts for best product pricing, quality and future testing needs.

Performs all functions of a Med Lab Scientist, as needed.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Baccalaureate degree (BA or BS) in Medical Technology or clinically related biological science. Successful examination and registration as a Medical Technologist with ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or equivalent.

Requires at least 2 years of experience as a medical laboratory scientist. Must be able to communicate effectively, in both oral and written formats.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience as an MT in a clinical hospital laboratory. Leadership experience. Ability to utilize computer programs for reports and graphs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS

IP - Typical Indirect Patient Care Environment: (CSPD Instrument Technician, Lab Technician, Pharmacist)

Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently.

May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.

Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids.

Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.

May require periodic to frequent use of personal computer.

Off-site travel may be required.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Ability to critically think, multitask and good team work. It is very critical for the candidate to have the ability to have a good working relationship by working with other techs, phlebotomy staff, nursing staff and providers. Good communication skills and team work ethic is a must.

Benefits

Full

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Do you have Immunohistochemistry experience?

2. Do you have leadership or management experience?

3. Do you have Medical Lab Science experience?

4. Do you have 3-5 years of Lab Experience?

5. Do you have histotech experience?

6. Baccalaureate degree (BA or BS) in Medical Technology or clinically related biological science. Successful examination and registration as a Medical Technologist with ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or equivalent.

7. Requires at least 2 years of experience as a medical laboratory scientist. Must be able to communicate effectively, in both oral and written formats.

8. Experience as an MT in a clinical hospital laboratory. Leadership experience. Ability to utilize computer programs for reports and graphs.

9. Salary Expectation?

10. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

11. Complete Current Address