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Laboratory Site Manager

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St. Lukes University Health Network

Location :
Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Sat, 19 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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St. Luke’s is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke’s are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay for health care.The Laboratory Site Manager manages the administrative, fiscal, technical and human resources activities associated with the 24 hour operation of the laboratory and related laboratory services of the hospital. The laboratory manager functions as the liaison between the clinical laboratory, hospital units and lab outreach services. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Supervises the staff at the site. Manages the selection / training / orientation/ continuing education laboratory staff; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions. – Collaborates with other network lab managers/supervisors to ensures all policies and procedures at the site are in accordance with network and lab accrediting/licensing agencies’ standards. – Coordinates with other network lab managers/supervisors to initiate and design method and instrument evaluations. – Supervises the maintenance of instrumentation and ensures that resources are available for troubleshooting technical and instrument operations. – Prepares the daily work schedule to ensure adequate staffing. – With Laboratory Quality Manager, designs and implements a Quality/Safety Management process/program to document performance and resolve system problems and complaints. – Prepares the site’s annual budget for the capital equipment, staffing and other expenses. Monitors budget vs. actual report monthly. Explains any variances. Maintains cost effective inventory. – Performs laboratory tests according to established protocols as scheduled. Maintains proficiency in at least one workbench assignment. – Maintains effective communication within the department through site meetings and meetings with site medical director, laboratory administrator and entity leadership. Serves on various hospital/laboratory committees. – Delegates responsibilities and duties to employees at the site so the site runs smoothly in managers absence. – Assists LIS analysts in resolving computer problems; maintains computer operations at the site. – Coordinates teaching students, public relations tours of the laboratory. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sitting up to 7 hours per day in 2 hour increments. Standing up to 5 hours per day in 2 hour increments. Walking up to 7 hours per day in short increments. Frequently uses fingers to manipulate small vials, pipetting, etc. Continuous use of hands for operation of laboratory equipment and computer keyboard. Occasional lifting of boxes/equipment up to 30 pounds. Occasional pushing/pulling of equipment. Frequent stooping/bending. Occasional crouching. Frequent reaching above shoulder level and stretching across work area (30" depth). Hearing as it relates to normal, high and low frequencies. Seeing as it relates to general, far, near, color and peripheral vision. Depth perception. EDUCATION: MLS/MT/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years clinical laboratory experience required. Minimum two years supervisory experience preferred. Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke’s!! St. Luke’s University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.