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Medical Lab Manger

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Location
Wichita, KS
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jul 24, 2017
Job ID
2504557
 
We are seeking a Medical Laboratory Manager to serve patients by providing medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services.

Job Job Duties:
  • Provides medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department.
  • Maintains medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
  • Maintains medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Maintains medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment.
  • Maintains quality results by participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records.
  • Maintains medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; testing; writing user manuals; training employees; maintaining security and confidentiality.
  • Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.
  • Maintains medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains medical laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Prepares physicians, nurses, patients, and students by teaching analytical theory, testing methodology, and the role of tested components in human physiology and medical practice.
  • Complies with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements by providing in-service programs; monitoring outcomes.
  • Resolves problems by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical coordinators, laboratory directors, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals; attending committee meetings.
  • Bills for services by completing requests for service; monitoring billed units; providing the billing office with service codes.
  • Provides administrative support for the hospital by acting as manager on call.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Laboratory Manager Skills and Qualifications:
Managing Processes, Presenting Technical Information, Management Proficiency, Equipment Maintenance, Training , Analyzing Information , Informing Others, Quality Focus, Clinical Lab Testing, Lab Environment, Technical Understanding.

Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree in medical laboratory technology, biological science, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: 
Four years of experience in laboratory operations for HLA six years is preferred, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses/Certifications: 
CHS (Certified Histocompatibility Specialist), and/or CHT (Certified Histocompatibility Technologist) by the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) and/or Board of Certification for Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Histotechnologist (HTL) or Cytotechnologist (CT) by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrates commitment to core lab processes and organizational standards by integrating the organization's culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring unity across the organization.
 

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