Lab/Manager - Pathology (171016)


Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC


Posted Under: Fairbanks, Alaska jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 99790
Posted On: 2018-12-06

JOB CODE: (171016) Lab/Manager (Pathology) LOCATION: Fairbanks, AK Exceptional opportunity to join a non-profit, Joint Commission accredited facility with 150+ licensed beds and is the primary referral center for residents of Alaskas interior. This Magnet aspiring facility with an exceptional clinical environment has a strong patient to nurse ratio using a Shared Leadership Infrastructure. This position will oversee the Pathology Department to include Histology, Cytology, and Pathology Office staff including routine coverage of shifts in Histology/Cytology areas. This position is key to quality management, process improvement and regulatory compliance for all areas of the Pathology Department. Requires working closely with the Pathologists as part of the Laboratory Management team. This is a working bench manager position and requires histotech experience to be able to work the bench. This position is responsible for all aspects of patient result reporting in any assigned area of the laboratory, demonstrating superior proficiency in analysis, quality control and quality assurance operation and evaluation, procedure implementation and maintenance, superior communication skills, customer service, instrument implementation and maintenance, problem solving, leadership and organization/prioritization skills. Collaborates with all members of the health care team to provide quality service to the customers. Essential Functions: Monitors daily workflow of departmental processes and works assigned shifts in areas of supervision. Maintains skills to perform all positions supervised. Supervises the operations of assigned areas, to include hiring, orientation, scheduling, educational needs & staff competency, performance reviews and disciplinary functions. Assists Laboratory Director in the resolution of systems issues and enforces department policies so that employee problems and conflicts are resolved in a prompt and efficient manner. Ensures that standards for compliance, use of equipment, and quality control are met as required by all accrediting, state, and/or federal agencies. Ensures regulatory requirements of the department are met, delegating duties to staff as appropriate. Provides director/manager with timely information regarding variances of these standards. Coordinates quality and safety activities including department Quality Improvement projects and plan, assumes oversight of ongoing proficiency and competency testing, and facilitates activities of the department with the QA committee and safety committee. Ensures quality results through the use and evaluation of control materials, proper instrument maintenance, analysis and reporting of proficiency testing results as well as the review of returned results with the medical director. Oversees occurrence reports, investigation of concerns (from physicians, patients and other customers) and follow up, problem resolution, record keeping and reporting. Makes recommendations for technical changes and improvements in their section with the sections Medical Director. Participates with vendors and technical representatives to maintain equipment services and other contracts for best product pricing, quality and future testing needs. Performs all functions of a Med Lab Scientist, as needed. Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day. NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbents immediate manager. Position Available: Varied 8 Hour Day Shifts. Start times from 0530 until 0800. On Call Required If you enjoy a small town living with spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation that combines to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work, and play, this opportunity may be for you! MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree (BA or BS) in Medical Technology or clinically related biological science. Successful examination and registration as a Medical Technologist with ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or equivalent. Requires at least two (2) years of experience as a medical laboratory scientist. Must have Histotech experience Must have Immunohistochemistry experience Must be able to communicate effectively, in both oral and written formats. Strong work ethic. Ability to critically think, multitask, and work well with a team PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience as an MT in a clinical hospital laboratory Leadership experience Ability to utilize computer programs for reports and graphs PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS IP Typical Indirect Patient Care Environment: (CSPD Instrument Technician, Lab Technician, Pharmacist) Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently. May be required to lift up to 75 pounds. Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids. Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone. May require periodic to frequent use of personal computer. Off-site travel may be required. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. For consideration, please send us your CV/resume in MS Word format only. If there is a viable match, one of our consultants will contact you within 24-48 hours. To ensure that our response to your application reaches your INBOX (not your junk or spam folder), please add our email address to your Safe Senders list or to your Address Book.

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