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Baystate Health

759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA, United States

Phone: 413-794-7943
Web Site: www.baystatehealthjobs.com

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Chemistry Manager


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Category:

Chemistry Manager & Supervisor

Title:

Chemistry Manager

Location:

Springfield, MA, United States 

Zip Code:

01199
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Employment Type:

Full time

Salary:

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Job Requirements:

What You Will Need:
  • BS degree in a clinical laboratory sciences field required; Advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years management experience in a clinical laboratory setting required
  • MT(ASCP) or equivalent required
  • Experience in management of complex, automated testing systems. 
  • Experience and successful record of personnel management.
  • High level of skill in working with computerized systems and software. 
  • Strong analytical skills and high level of knowledge in laboratory science.
  • Ability to oversee and support troubleshooting and investigation of quality and other performance issues.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of laboratory science discipline: includes test theory, normal and abnormal values, function of automated and computerized equipment in area, excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer and software skills: Word and EXCEL.
 
What You Need To Know:
  • Full time/Exempt position
  • Monday – Friday
  • Location: Baystate Medical Center
 
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Description:

Baystate Health (BH), a five hospital system located in Springfield, Massachusetts is seeking a proven leader to manage a highly automated laboratory in a complex environment supporting an academic 700 bed tertiary care medical center Baystate Medical Center (BMC), and a large outreach program spanning the entire state. More than 5 million tests are performed by our laboratories performed annually. The Springfield area is surrounded by excellent suburban and semi-rural communities with reasonable real estate and living expenses.

Under leadership of the Diagnostic Services Division at BH, and qualified medical director(s) (MD or PhD), the manager is responsible for  administrative and technical oversight; development and maintenance of all policies, procedures and quality program. Oversee all aspects of testing operation;  management and supervision of laboratory technical and clerical staff; development of departmental budget;  monitor financial performance; maintain effective physician and inter/intradepartmental relationships. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements (DPH, CAP, CMS, Joint Commission). Ensures accurate and timely reporting of test results and communication of critical or unusual results to clinical staff.

Under direction of Diagnostic Services leadership at BH, develop and prepare goals and objectives which support the BH mission, principles, and goals. 

Ensures the creation and maintenance of a positive, inclusive and non-discriminatory workplace and supports organizational engagement initiatives.

 

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-Time Chemistry Manager

What You Will Do:

  • In collaboration with Medical Director, you will be responsible for effective and efficient management of laboratory services, including clinical chemistry and hematology as well as other laboratory disciplines for which testing may become amenable to automated processes.
  • Ensure quality service that meets CLIA, CAP, JCAHO and other regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of internal and external clients.
  • Oversee departmental performance improvement, quality control and assurance activities, staff education and development, and maintain effective interdepartmental working relationships and communication. 
  • Develop and maintain a positive, effective work environment for staff.
  • Provide technical expertise and consultation to health care providers and other contacts as well as to Baystate Franklin Baystate Noble, Baystate Wing and Baystate Mary Lane laboratories.

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Job ID:

30917