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Manager, Laboratory

Company: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDiscover a Fulfilling Career with Limitless Possibilities
At UPMC Chautauqua, we leverage state-of-the-art medical technology to deliver exceptional patient care. Our commitment to infection control, safety, and patient comfort ensures the highest standards of healthcare. UPMC Chautauqua represents a visionary community hospital, shaping the future of healthcare today.

Join Our Team as a Full-Time Laboratory Manager at UPMC Chautauqua
Are you ready to lead and make a difference? UPMC Chautauqua is actively seeking a dedicated Laboratory Manager to serve Monday through Friday during daylight hours. No holiday shifts are required.

Why Choose UPMC Chautauqua?


  • Competitive Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Career Growth: Our established career ladder allows you to advance both technically and managerially.
  • Apply Today: Take the first step toward an exciting career journey!

    Discover where your passion and expertise can lead you at UPMC Chautauqua!

    Responsibilities:
    Client Relations and Compliance:

    • Foster positive relationships with clients to meet their needs.
    • Investigate and address complaints related to the laboratory or personnel promptly.

      Quality Assurance and Testing:

      • Establish consistent processes for proficiency testing.
      • Oversee proper and efficient testing from specimen collection to reporting and assist in maintaining quality control and proficiency testing programs.
      • Maintain necessary documentation to comply with requirements of regulatory and certifying agencies to maintain accreditation.
      • Work with CPLIS and APLIS to ensure smooth operation and development of the LIS.
      • Provide essential support for Clinical Pathology operations.
      • Measure key performance areas and recommend improvements in testing, customer service, and employee satisfaction.
      • Facilitate IRB-approved research protocols.

        Professional Development and Goals:

        • Stay informed about management and laboratory science developments.
        • Drive development and implementation of new tests and methodologies.
        • Set short-term and long-range goals for assigned divisions.

          Budget Management and Representation:

          • Manage budgets at testing sites and supply & inventory purchasing.
          • Represent the Laboratory on committees.

            Policy Compliance and Instrumentation:

            • Ensure compliance with policies, laws, and regulations.
            • Maintain and use testing instrumentation properly.

              Supervision and Performance Management:

              • Orient and train staff.
              • Supervise staff, adjust workloads, and delegate administrative tasks.
              • Create opportunities for staff to enhance their knowledge and skills through internal and external education.
              • Collaborate with stakeholders during the hiring process.
              • Set performance standards and conduct evaluations.
              • Address coaching and disciplinary actions when necessary.

                Required


                • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent discipline
                • Six years of experience in laboratory operations required, including two or more years in a supervisory or leadership capacity preferred


                  Preferred


                  • Advanced degree in Management / Business Administration
                  • Experience in a clinical laboratory environment
                  • Analytical and organizational ability necessary to provide effective operational, administrative, financial and personnel management in assigned areas
                  • Interpersonal abilities necessary to deal effectively with all levels of Hospital staff and physicians and to direct assigned personnel
                  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
                  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications
                  • NY state Medical technology licensure



                    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
                    New York license required for NY locations. Am Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification (or equivalent) preferred.



                    • Clinical Laboratory Technologist


                      UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center, Erie , Manager, Laboratory, Executive , Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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