Catholic Health Initiatives Manager-Lab, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Manager-Lab, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital

Description

Days, Full Time

Responsible

for the administrative operation of assigned areas including: 1)management of

technical and clerical personnel, 2) assurance of work quality, 3) achievement

of budgetary goals, 4)maintenance of Quality Assurance, and 5) maintenance of

personnel competency through continuing education and annual competency

testing.

EssentialFunctions

Supervises

as assigned technical and clerical staff of the laboratory section(s) to ensure

timely, quality test results.

  • Interviewsand recommends for hiring quality staff according to Human Resources policies.

  • Schedulesstaff according to Department of Pathology and Human Resources policies toensure coverage of the work area.

  • Complieswith the Department of Pathology policies in authorizing changes in assignedemployee work schedules.

  • Monitorsthe job performance of each employee as demonstrated by the maintenance ofperformance logs.

  • Initiatescoaching, counseling, and disciplinary action in a timely and supportive manneraccording to Department of Pathology and Human resources policy.

  • Conductsannual performance appraisals on all personnel in the established time frameand in accordance with the Department of Pathology and Human Resources policy.

  • Responsiblefor the completion of the annual Staff Competency Evaluations.

Responsible

for the management of workflow in assigned laboratory sections to ensure the

completion of work assignments.

  • Responsiblefor the assignment of workload to section staff taking into considerationpriority of work and skill of employee as demonstrated by the completion ofassignments within established timeframes.

  • Assessthe number and level of personnel needed to provide quality, efficient serviceand adjusts staffing/assignments appropriately.

  • Responsiblefor completion of monthly staff schedules in the established timeframeaccording to volume of work, employee requests, and skill levels of personnel.

  • Responsiblefor the maintenance of adequate and evenly balanced supply inventory.

  • Communicateschanges in philosophy, goals, procedure, plans and activities of the Departmentof Pathology and of the hospital to the staff in a timely accurate manner.

Responsible

for the implementation and support of Quality Assurance activities for the

assigned laboratory sections in conjunction with the Pathology Compliance

Officer.

  • Responsiblefor the maintenance of Quality Control and Quality Assurance records inaccordance with standards set by various regulatory agencies; CAP, AABB, ASHI,CDC, FDA, etc.

  • Responsiblefor the review of Quality Control records according to prescribed standards.This may be delegated to senior technologist as appropriate.

  • Ensuresthe collection of appropriate Quality Assurance monitoring data in areas ofresponsibility.

  • Ensuresthe collation and reporting of Q.A. monitors to the Pathology Quality AssuranceCommittee.

  • Participatesin annual review and development of the Department of Pathology QualityAssurance Plan.

  • Responsiblefor assuring that appropriate counseling and disciplinary action is taken inthe event of a Quality Control protocol failure.

Responsibility

for the training and orientation of staff and students to the Department of

Pathology. Those responsibilities shall be delegated to senior technologist and

staff as appropriate.

  • Responsiblefor the orientation of new laboratory employees as demonstrated by theorientation check list being completed and placed in employee file within 3weeks of hire.

  • Responsiblefor training/informational sessions to the key departmental personnel as neededto keep staff informed.

  • Incollaboration with other managers and nursing education this position has theresponsibility to aid in staff education of laboratory policies, procedures,and other information concerning the Department of Pathology.

  • Responsiblefor the provision of relevant, current, and accessible educational resourcematerials for staff.

  • Responsiblefor the development and implementation of the departmental Continuing Educationprogram.

  • Responsiblefor the annual renewal of staff training in Bloodborne Pathogen ExposureControl, Chemical Hygiene, and other relevant safety training.

Contributes

to the effective management of the department.

  • Activelyparticipates in department and hospital counsels, committees and task forces asindicated in meeting minutes.

  • Keepsthe Pathology Administrator informed of any unusual concerns, situations, orconditions relative to staff, patients, families, or physicians as they occur.

  • Demonstratesthe ability to use all channels of communication to address inter and intradepartmentalconcerns, solve problems, and address conflict as they occur.

  • Demonstrateseffective time management by completing commitments within negotiated timeframes.

  • Functionsas a role model for all departmental personnel and maintains a high level ofmoral in the staff daily.

Demonstrates

commitment to professional growth and competence.

  • Completesall mandatory education and inservice requirements within the review year.

  • Attendsrequired departmental meetings, and reads and initials all meeting minutes.

  • Attendslocal, regional, and national educational programs in the area of healthcaremanagement as appropriate and as determined by the Pathology Administrator.

  • Establishesand meets annual individual goals which are developed to assist the departmentin achieving it’s established goals/projects.

  • Responsiblefor the preparation of various laboratory reports, schedules, and records.

  • Responsiblefor the preparation of the laboratory productivity reports.

  • Responsiblefor developing the weekend, holiday, and annual leave schedules, according tostaffing requirements.

  • Responsiblefor ensuring weekly and attendance/tardiness reports and for the preparation ofweekly DTO, OT, OTO, and call back reports.

  • Responsiblefor the accuracy of payroll data.

  • Participatesin Pathology Administrative call on weekend and holidays.

Coordinates

the participation of Jewish Hospital with the University Medical Technology

Program.

  • Responsiblefor the preparation of student schedules and their distribution to students andclinical instructors at the beginning of each semester.

  • Participatesin meetings with other educational coordinators and faculty at the school ofAllied Health, assist with curriculum planning, interviews, potential studentswhen called upon.

  • Maintainsstudent records, student evaluations, and submits them to the school accordingto the established procedures.

  • Coordinatesthe Jewish Hospital Medical Technology Scholarship Program. Reviewing applications,interviewing students, participates in the selection of candidates, facilitatesthe transfer of monies and other associated administrative responsibilities.

  • Counsels,evaluates, and disciplines students as needed.

Participates

in the fiscal and budgetary management of the Department of Pathology.

  • Participateswith the Pathology Administrator in the preparation of the annual operating andcapital budgets.

  • Operatesassigned areas within the approved operating budget.

  • Preparesmonthly written reports justifying variances in budget and productivity.

  • Maintainshours worked within the authorized guidelines of the table of organization.

  • Maintainsovertime utilization within budgetary limits.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Required Experience: Four years as C.L.S. (ASCP) or H.T. (ASCP) in

a clinical setting. Previous supervisory experience desired. Demonstrated

management skills.

Certification: C.L.S. (ASCP) or H.T. (ASCP) as appropriate.

Skills: Oral and written communication.

Job Director/Manager/Supervisor

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163703

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.