Our client seeks a day shift laboratory director who will oversee day to day operations of their small rural critical access hospital laboratory in the beautiful mountain region of NE Colorado near the Nebraska border.
Responsible for the management and administrative functions for the laboratory. Responsible for policy development and implementation, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. Supervision is exercised over laboratory supervisors, clinical staff and support staff.
Managing and authoring processes and procedures
Training and presenting technical information to staff
QA/QC of the departments
Fiscal and budgeting responsibilities
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Evaluating laboratory operations consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department
Ensuring maintenance of medical laboratory equipment performance by developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair
Maintaining medical laboratory supplies inventory, determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies
Maintaining laboratory productivity, monitoring workload, identifying peak and slack periods
Participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing QC & QA programs
Maintaining medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees, counseling, reviewing/evaluating and disciplining employees as needed
Complying with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements
Contributing to benchwork as needed
Education and Certification:
Bachelor's degree in biology
ASCP or equivalent certification
HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.