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Natividad Medical Center

1441 Constitution Boulevard
Salinas, CA, United States

Phone: (831) 783-2700
Web Site: www.natividad.com

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CLINICAL LABORATORY MANAGER


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Category:

Lab Manager & Supervisor, Senior or Lead Med Tech

Title:

CLINICAL LABORATORY MANAGER

Location:

Salinas, CA 

Zip Code:

93906
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Employment Type:

Full time, PRN/Part time
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Job Description:

INSPIRING HEALTHY LIVES
through community
 
At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.
 
CLINICAL LABORATORY MANAGER
Natividad is seeking a full-time Clinical Laboratory Manager. This is a management position responsible for the operations of the laboratory. It is distinguished from the next lower classification of Supervising Clinical Laboratory Technologist which is a supervisory classification with responsibility for overseeing the daily activities of the laboratory staff.

Example of Duties:
  • Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the work of the clinical laboratory staff
  • Develops fee schedules for laboratory diagnostic services and reviews and makes appropriate changes as needed; determines which tests will be referred to outside laboratories
  • Defines, implements and assesses quality control and quality assurance programs for the laboratory and assures compliance with regulations
  • Sets department objectives and financial performance goals; monitors staff and resource utilization on an ongoing basis; and makes adjustments in staffing to facilitate achievement of the goals and objectives
  • Supervises and participates in personnel management activities for the laboratory; selects and hires personnel; conducts or guides subordinate supervisors in selection interviews, hiring, motivating and training staff
  • Conducts or guides subordinate supervisors in performance appraisals, documenting deficiencies, developing plans for improvement and counseling employees; prepares for the preparation of disciplinary actions and grievance responses
  • Monitors laboratory work performance to determine staff resource utilization; reviews monthly work statistics and budget reports; establishes work performance standards and adjusts staffing levels as needed; provides for staff training and professional development
  • Evaluates and makes determinations on new laboratory equipment to stay abreast of new technology; assesses and selects vendors for materials and services used by the laboratory; evaluates various test methodologies for use in the laboratory
  • Administers the laboratory personnel and operating budget; approves or rejects recommended overtime within budget constraints; prepares and submits requests and recommendations for capital expenditures
  • Directs the preparation of written and computerized records, reports and correspondence concerning the operation of the department; directs the maintenance of records and files
Minimum qualifications include possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services; completion of the course work leading to a Bachelor's degree with a major in clinical laboratory science or a related field, including a one-year internship in an accredited clinical laboratory OR other education and experience that is accepted by the State of California, Department of Health Services for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist; two years of supervisory experience as a licensed clinical technologist in a clinical laboratory equivalent in type and level to the Supervising Clinical Laboratory Technologist at Natividad OR three years of experience as a licensed clinical technologist in a clinical laboratory equivalent in type and level to a Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist at Natividad. A Master's in Healthcare Administration or Medical Technology OR a Diplomate in Laboratory Management is highly desired.

Candidates should have thorough knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, development and training
  • Principles, practices and procedures of clinical laboratory operations, including chemistry, microbiology, hematology, serology, coagulation, immunohematology, mycology and parasitology and terminology used in the diagnosis of disease and abnormal conditions
  • Current procedures, materials and equipment used in routine and specialized laboratory testing
  • Health care practices, terminology and technology as they relate to laboratory operations
  • Principles and practices of quality improvement evaluation
  • Safety policies, procedures and practices as they relate to laboratory operations
  • Computer applications related to the work
  • Principles, practices and trends of public and business administration, including support services such as finance and budget, personnel, labor relations, planning and program evaluation
  • Mathematical and statistical concepts and applications
Priority Screening Date: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:59pm for a guaranteed review. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled.

For application materials, contact Natividad, HR, 1441 Constitution Blvd, Bldg. 300, Salinas, CA 93906; call us at (831) 783-2700; or apply online at www.natividad.com. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NatividadInspiringHealthyLives/  EOE/M/F/H/V

Job ID:

38967