Catholic Health Initiatives Lab Manager - Histology *$2,500 Sign On Bonus* in HOUSTON, Texas

**Lab Manager - Histology

  • $2,500 Sign On Bonus*

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the direct management

of the Chemistry, Hematology, Reference testing, and Rapid Response Lab sections

of the laboratory. Will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and

supervising of the activities on the day shift, adhering to policies and

procedures established to ensure a smooth flow of activities and efficiencies.

Oversees technical and quality aspects of Lab instrumentation and test

methodology development.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • Six (6) years leadership

experience

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Interpersonal skills in dealing with

staff and physicians as well as other hospital personnel will be required for

this position. Verbal skills to effectively communicate when resolving problems

and providing direction to staff and analytical ability to identify problems and

recommend solutions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Participates in the development of

policies and procedures and

communicates and executes these policies after

approval.

  1. Responsible for long range

planning for the efficient operation of the

Chemistry, Hematology, Reference

testing, and Rapid Response Lab

sections.

  1. Oversees all technical

activities, to include evaluation and selection of

equipment, new test

development, and problem resolution.

  1. Ensures that appropriate

equipment and supplies are available to carry out

the Functions of the shifts by

training the staff in troubleshooting

functions.

  1. Responsible for the recruiting,

hiring and training of new personnel, also

the evaluation, counseling and

termination of staff, when required.

  1. Ensures that all quality control

programs (including preventative

maintenance) are maintained according to JCAHO,

CAP, CLIA and other

regulatory agency requirements.

  1. Participates in the annual

budget preparation, recommending staffing and

supply needs.

  1. Maintains intra and

interdepartmental lines of communication, exercising a

high degree of

understanding and patience.

  1. Responsible for the review of

staff competency in sections of direct

supervision and Develops action plans for

staff when necessary for job

performance improvement.

Job Professional Non-Clinical

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0165735

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.