The Manager of Histology & Immunohistochemistry, working under the direction of the Administrative Director of Anatomic Pathology, provides leadership and oversight of the histology and immunohistochemistry laboratory, ancillary testing services, and translational research departments. The manager serves as the resource for coordination of research projects, test validation, and clinical test implementation activities in the department. Duties for this position include management of daily operations, personnel management, budgetary/fiscal responsibilities, research project management, quality assurance and assessment, regulatory and billing compliance, ensuring accurate design of LIS and IT processes, and coordination of projects and shared interdepartmental activities. The manager also serves as the department's liaison or internal consultant for both inpatient and outpatient areas of the organization. The laboratory manager relies on experience and sound independent judgment to formulate strategic goals and be able to resolve day-to-day operational issues. Emphasis is placed on high quality patient care, operational efficiency, meeting established turnaround times, and meeting budget targets.
The Histology and Immunohistochemistry Department at Moffitt Cancer Center is a very busy and fast paced laboratory. Annually this department processes approximately 70,000 specimens, 230,000 tissue blocks, 270,000 H&E slides, 25,000 special stain slides, and 90,000 IHC slides. Also, in order to support Clinical and Research needs of the Center, this department utilizes a wide variety of instrumentation and techniques. All of this provides future candidates with an exciting workplace and many opportunities to grow and contribute to the Center.
BA, BS degree required, MA preferred. Florida State license at supervisor level within Histology required. ASCP technologist licensure required within Histology. Minimum of five years relevant Histology and Immunohistochemistry laboratory operations experience at the laboratory manager and/or supervisory level. Minimum of five years experience at the histotechnologist level inclusive of IHC techniques, optimization, and validation prior to management/supervisory experience. Comprehensive technical knowledge of specialty as it relates to test validation, performance, QC, and QA activities. Comprehensive knowledge of all applicable laboratory regulations, preferred experience / knowledge with standards in other states requiring laboratory licensure i.e. New York State. Conveys a high degree of poise, professionalism, and emotional maturity when working through complex initiatives that often have conflicting priorities or objectives. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of personality types. Ability to be self-directed, proactive, and work independently.
Internal Number: 35007
About Moffitt Cancer Center
Consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report “Best Cancer Hospitals” for the past nine years, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is a free-standing, not-for-profit cancer center. Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.