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Laboratory Assistant Manager at AdventHealth Manchester

Laboratory Assistant Manager

AdventHealth Manchester Manchester, KY Full Time

Description

Assistant Manager of Laboratory – AdventHealth Manchester

Location Address: 210 Marie Langdon Drive, Manchester, KY 40962

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Manchester:

Small town with a family-like workplace

Centrally located to outdoor recreation activities

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Community Involvement always giving back to the community

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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Builds collaborative professional relationships to create quality healthcare  
  • Accountability to learn and implement processes that improves laboratory standards
  • Work independently in a professional team-oriented environment
  • Has written and oral communication skills adequate to comprehend technical material and communicate the information to other medical professionals
  • Performs cost analysis and revises procedure and instrumentation to ensure cost containment.  Analyzes new technology and recommends changes in the section as needed
  • Oversees the implementation of new equipment including validation, calibration, correlation studies, training of staff, and other required activities
  • Supervises the entire laboratory including phlebotomy in the absence of the Laboratory Manager when assigned
  • On call as needed. Call is shared among other techs as well
  • Acts and assumes authority as the Manager in the absence of the Manager

Supervision:

    • Reviews quality controls results, resolves problems detected and documents actions taken.  Reviews QC monthly with the pathologist as necessary.
    • Maintains standard operating procedures.  Creates, revises and reviews procedures as required.
    • Maintains all appropriate records according to accreditation agency standards.  Assists and coordinates with inspections
    • Coordinates and reviews proficiency testing prior to reporting results to the surveying agency.  Reviews results and responds to any problem as necessary
    • Implements policies to maintain efficient utilization of personnel, materials and equipment to contain costs
    • Maintains laboratory participation in a QAP program(s) to meet all state and federal guidelines
    • Responsible for supply requisition and inventory control
    • Responsible for the orientation of new employees, staff development, evaluation and documentation of competency of personnel rotating through the section
    • Discusses test results and technical issues with physicians and ancillary personnel as requested
    • Point of Care Coordinator and maintains accreditations

Technical:

    • Performs testing within the approved guidelines to meet turnaround time standards and maintain quality patient care
    • Reviews test results for critical results, delta results and corrections of all lab results. Resolves problems detected and counsels the technical staff as needed
    • Demonstrates competency in the performance of laboratory procedures as they relate to specific age groups (neonate, child, adolescent, adult, geriatric)
    • Performs all duties of a staff level Medical Technologist
    • Maintains required licenses and required certifications

Laboratory Information System (LIS):

    • Supervises or Tests the LIS and documents testing on all software upgrades
    • Creates and maintains instrument and hospital information system interfaces and builds all new tests in the LIS
    • Builds and implements new LIS systems

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Computers, telephone, fax, copier, printers, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, blood bank and microbiology analyzers, glucometers, incubators, environmental hood, monitored refrigerators & freezers, centrifuges, phlebotomy chairs and supplies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, biology, chemistry, or related science
  • ASCP, NCA, AMT, AAB or any other nationally recognized certification agency
  • Mathematical, computer reasoning, and language skills at the college level (2 years)

Experience:

  • Five years of approved clinical laboratory experience with progressive growth of leadership experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • MT, AAB, AMT, ASCP, or NCA

Job Summary:

The Assistant Laboratory Manager is responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating and maintaining the daily workflow of laboratory testing to ensure continuity of care with quality results.  The Assistant Manager demonstrates skills and knowledge in the management of all areas of the laboratory in which patient care is provided to all patients type including neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric.  The Assistant Manager is able to work independently and in a team environment in all areas of the laboratory.  The Assistant Manager will assume Manager responsibilities in the Manager’s absence.  The Assistant Manager will help manage and maintain shift assignments, precept new employees, provide education to staff and ancillary departments and help maintain employee documentation and records.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
 

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