Responsible for management of staff and operations for multiple laboratories. Effectively utilizes available resources to ensure provision of timely and accurate laboratory test results through methods that are in compliance with requirements established by accreditation standards and by federal/state reimbursement agencies. Responsibilities may also include functioning as a technical consultant for the Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) program involving nonlaboratory testing staff at Outpatient Clinic sites within University Health System. Interacts as needed with nursing staff, physicians, other hospital departments and Pathology Services management staff. Performs all other functions and duties as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university is required. Completion of college-level Business Administration courses is preferred. Successful completion of a structured clinical program (CAHEA approved) and certification as a Medical Technologist or equivalent by a recognized certifying agency is required. Only candidates with blood bank experience will be considered for this opportunity. Minimum five-year’s work experience in the clinical laboratory is required. Experience within the University Health System laboratories is preferred. One year’s experience as a first level supervisor in the specific department is preferred.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.