In conjunction with medical and operational leadership, is responsible for the overall management and operations of contracted laboratory services across the organization. Ensures optimal and uninterrupted clinical lab services for all patients across people, process, and technology dimensions. Ensures that services are of the best quality, are cost contained and results effectively and efficiently delivered. Provide subject matter expertise and guidance in the development and assessment of clinical laboratory requirements, contract capacity, and clinical demand for laboratory services. Participate in continuous quality improvement activities related to laboratory structures, processes, and outcomes. Collaborate with and serve on a variety of interdisciplinary team structures, committees, and organizational functions to promote patient safety and optimal clinical outcomes. Plan and conduct studies on technical and administrative problems involving personnel shortages, organizational structure, new technology, program deficiencies, reporting systems and other relevant aspects of clinical laboratory services delivery.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in clinical laboratory science, medical technology or chemical, physical or biological science.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Masters Degree in clinical laboratory science, medical technology or chemical, physical or biological science.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 1 year laboratory training/experience and 1 year supervisory experience in a laboratory.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with regulatory and accreditation of laboratory operations, preferably CLIA and CAP.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Certification by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT).
REQUIRED COURSES/COMPLETIONS: Basic Life Support (BLS) - Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Network or the Military Training Network.