Plans, organizes and manages overall operations of a large, diverse laboratory, consolidating specialized labs which provide testing for DMC facilities and outreach clients. Identifies the need for policy development and/or revision, defines policies in collaboration with higher level management input, goals and objectives. Oversees or directs the development and/or revision of function, department, or service procedures/protocols. Approves procedures/protocols and/or seeks other department approvals as appropriate and ensures that laboratory sections are in compliance with regulatory and licensing agencies. Develops, monitors and revises functional processes. Provides input into the development and revision of organizational structure for function or service. Approves personnel actions such as hires, fires, disciplines, etc. Ensures the timely completion of performance appraisals. Develops current to intermediate goals and measures for a major function, multiple units/areas, or processes. Measures and assesses performance. As requested, assists in long range goal development. Assists in development of and monitors budget for a major function, multiple units/areas, or processes. Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, JCAHO requirements and DMC policies. As directed, implements external and internal audit recommendations. Ensures hospital departments achieve objectives for diversity of their suppliers. [BRASSRING IMPORT 9/27/16]
1. Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, biology or related science. Master's degree preferred. 2. Five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in supervision or administration of laboratory operations. 3. Registered as a technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, National Certifying Agency or equivalent desirable.
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