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Laboratory Manager

Job ID: 212861

Location: charleston, South Carolina , US, 29401


Serves patients by providing medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services as well as provide administrative support for the hospital by acting as manager on call.

Project Details:

  • Provide medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures
  • Develop and implement analytical procedures
  • Evaluate laboratory information
  • Consult with pathologists
  • Report results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department
  • Maintain medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards
  • Develop operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures
  • Ensuring staff compliance
  • Certify instrument performance
  • Arrange equipment replacement, service, and repair
  • Maintain medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintain medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment
  • Maintains quality results by participating in the hospital quality assurance program
  • Consulting with pathologists
  • Perform proficiency surveys
  • Review quality control and quality assurance programs
  • Make adjustments in policy and procedures
  • Generate reports and maintaining records
  • Maintain medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems
  • Recommend improvements
  • Establish priorities
  • Testing; writing user manuals; training employees
  • Maintain security and confidentiality
  • Implement new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives
  • Prepare proposals
  • Develop and perform parallel testing and monitor progress
  • Maintain medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; follow up on work results
  • Maintain medical laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies
  • Prepare physicians, nurses, patients, and students by teaching analytical theory, testing methodology, and the role of tested components in human physiology and medical practice
  • Comply with state and professional continuing education license requirements by providing in-service programs and monitoring outcomes
  • Resolve problems by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical coordinators, laboratory directors, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals
  • Attend committee meetings
  • Bill for services by completing requests for service; monitoring billed units and providing the billing office with service codes
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Job Experience:

  • Managing Processes
  • Presenting Technical Information
  • Management Proficiency
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Training
  • Analyzing Information
  • Informing Others
  • Quality Focus
  • Clinical Lab Testing
  • Lab Environment
  • Technical Understanding

Hourly Rate: 63.75-82.5

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