Job Description

Extended Job Title
Managing Director - Clinical Lab Correctional Facility

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
301101 - Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

Position Description
Plans and directs the overall operation of a major department (with institutional oversight) and provides leadership for staff members. Meets ORP eligibility requirements. Under executive direction, performs highly varied administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and professional skills. Responsible for all employees assigned to area.

Requisition ID
19025BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Laboratory Manager Job Responsibilities:

Serves patients by providing medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services.

Laboratory Manager Job Duties:
  • Provides medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department.
  • Maintains medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
  • Maintains medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Maintains medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment.
  • Maintains quality results by participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records.
  • Maintains medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; testing; writing user manuals; training employees; maintaining security and confidentiality.
  • Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.
  • Maintains medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains medical laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Prepares physicians, nurses, patients, and students by teaching analytical theory, testing methodology, and the role of tested components in human physiology and medical practice.
  • Complies with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements by providing in-service programs; monitoring outcomes.
  • Resolves problems by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical coordinators, laboratory directors, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals; attending committee meetings.
  • Bills for services by completing requests for service; monitoring billed units; providing the billing office with service codes.
  • Provides administrative support for the hospital by acting as manager on call.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Laboratory Manager Skills and Qualifications:

Managing Processes, Presenting Technical Information, Management Proficiency, Equipment Maintenance, Training , Analyzing Information , Informing Others, Quality Focus, Clinical Lab Testing, Lab Environment, Technical Understanding


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
76,248

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred. Seven years progressively responsible management experience required. Education beyond bachelor's level may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Must be ASCP certified.
Must have 2 years experience as a Clinical Lab Director.


 

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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