Company Info

Iberia Medical Center

2315 East Main Street
New Iberia, LA, United States

Phone: 337-374-7602
Web Site: www.iberiamedicalcenter.com

Company Profile


Lab Manager


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Category:

Lab Manager & Supervisor

Title:

Lab Manager

Location:

New Iberia, LA 

Zip Code:

70560
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Employment Type:

Full time

Salary:

per year

# of Beds:

146
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Job Requirements:

Professional Requirements
• Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
• Complete annual education requirements.
• Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
• Report to work on time and as scheduled.
• Wear identification while on duty.
• Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
• Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
• Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
• Communicate the mission, ethics and goals of the organization.
• Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
• Attend regular staff meetings and in-services.

Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Biology, or Chemistry.
• Maintains current registration with the American Society for Clinical Pathology and/or equivalent accrediting agency.
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of hire
• Previous experience in the management of clinical laboratory of an acute care hospital.
• Must have experience with regulatory and accreditation of laboratory operations, preferably CLIA, CAP, and AABB.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge clinical laboratory services.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations.
• Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude.
• Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information.
• Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.


General Expectation

The employee is expected to adhere to all hospital policies standards of behavior and to act as a role model in adherence to hospital policies.

Job Description:

~~Laboratory Manager
Job Summary:  Primary responsibilities include planning, organizing and directing the overall operation of the Laboratory Department.  Activities include performance of chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic tests performed in the Lab to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  The Lab Manager must ensure that the services offered are of the highest quality, are carried out in the fastest and most effective manner, and are cost efficient.  Other responsibilities include recognizing results or problems that require referral to the Pathologist, assuring competency of all Lab personnel, creating and following a department budget, maintaining performance improvement activities within the department and participating in hospital-wide Quality programs and activities, learning and leading employees in our Journey to Excellence customer service initiative, and maintaining efficient and effective departmental operations in compliance with all state, federal, and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.
 Essential Functions
• Work with hospital administration on planning, organizing and directing laboratory operations and ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
• Make daily rounds in Laboratory to judge effectiveness of operation, customer service processes, utilization of personnel and supplies, and general ethical and professional atmosphere.
• Secure and maintain the physical facilities, equipment and supplies which are required to carry out effective patient care and create an optimum physical environment.
• Initiate and actuate improved methods of services and direct their implementation.
• Prepare department budgets for personnel, operating expenses and capital equipment.
• Responsible for the fiscal operation of the department.
• Communicate appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff and administration.
• Interact professionally with patient/family.
• Consult other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
• Establish and maintain standards of performance and ensures competency and appropriate licensure of personnel.
• Direct and participate in the human resource management function for the department by coordinating the selection, promotion, orientation and performance appraisal processes.
• Coordinate the department’s in-service training.
• Communicate administrative directive to department personnel
• Promote effective intradepartmental relationships.
• Initiate, interpret and enforce Laboratory Services procedures and maintain and interpret hospital policies and procedures.
• Cooperate in planning programs and safety and preparedness for fire and disaster.
• Attend and participates in hospital committees, as appropriate.
• Responsible for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of performance improvement and Performance Improvement activities.
• Responsible for providing 24/7 functionality of Laboratory Services.





 

Job ID:

30944