Leads and coordinates the daily operations of assigned section in conjunction with leadership. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the section personnel to provide optimal, cost-effective delivery of services in accordance with departmental standards of quality, productivity, system-wide integration and standardization.
Supervises technical and administrative operations of assigned laboratory section. Including maintaining a staff of qualified personnel to assure quality service is provided. Selects, instructs and develops employees through careful interviewing, comprehensive training, delegation, and supportive coaching. Conducts performance appraisals; ensures training and orientation of new hires, evaluates employee competency in an on-going manner. Participates with Lab Information Technology Team and doctoral directors to plan and oversee all laboratory information system functions in support of hospital and group practice work processes. Ensures staff is adequately trained in all computer applications required for their positions Ensures the provision of timely and efficient workflow in support of group practice quality and turnaround time standards of excellence. Delegates appropriate tasks daily to assure equitable workload and adequate coverage of all responsibilities. Prepares schedule to ensure adequate and appropriate staffing to meet service demands and maintain productivity standards. Prepares and monitors annual operating budget for section cost centers. Collaborates the planning of equipment purchases and leases with the Anatomic Pathology Operations Director. Supervises analysis of cost for materials and negotiation of contracts to obtain favorable prices. Oversees section purchasing, receiving, and inventory management to reduce costs. Assures section's compliance with applicable regulations and accrediting standards. Actively supports the Quality Program and takes a leadership role in facilitating change to realize noticeable error reduction and service improvement. Provides appropriate administrative and transcription support to Pathologists for research projects, Tissue Arrays and the annual laboratory program. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Bachelor's Degree- (Preferred)
Minimum of 12 years-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 1 year-Managerial/Supervisory (Preferred)
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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