You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Laboratory Manager.
Youâ™re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.
Youâ™re equally comfortable with laboratory day-to-day operations, quality improvement initiatives, and human resources management.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Weâ™re especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americaâ™s 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Lab Manager you need to know how to:
Manage the operations of the department. Manage daily laboratory operations, supervise laboratory personnel, ensure functionality of equipment and coordinate the provision of laboratory services. Collaborate with the department management team in planning, program development, human resource management, budget planning, customer satisfaction, patient safety, communication and compliance with regulatory agencies. Perform bench duties in the lab as required.
Evaluate service needs and volumes and adjust staffing levels accordingly. Maintain effective and appropriate staffing and staff scheduling to ensure safe, quality patient care. Promote staff flexibility and cross-training. Provide communication to associates and physicians through rounding, huddles, staff meetings and other forms of communication to relay updates regarding department updates, organizational activities, financial performance, educational opportunities, interdepartmental activities and QI activities.
Oversee accreditation including but not limited to: CAP, FDA, AABB, and TJC. Be responsible for problem solving to address issues relating to patient safety, care and service. Promote effective working relations and work effectively as part of a department/unit team and interdepartmentally to facilitate that departmentâ™s ability to meet its goals and objective. Ensure coordination of care with other departments to promote the highest level of patient care and satisfaction. Participate in interdisciplinary committees throughout the organization as needed.
Manage human resource functions such as interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development. Maintain personnel files, including documentation of appropriate staff orientation, competency, training, discipline and performance reviews. Oversee department timekeeping and payroll. Collaborate with HR concerning associate issues and performance. Conduct employee coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions and annual appraisals. Monitor staff adherence to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Assist in the development of the department's operating and capital budget preparation and variance reporting. Participate in fiscal accountability of services, business plans for new services and human resource structure. Prepare and present business plans, reports, and other statistical data. Monitor supply inventories and capital equipment purchases. Oversee and manage instrument service contracts. Ensure equipment is maintained and functioning properly.
Partner with the department director and leadership team to identify and drive quality and performance improvement initiatives. Participate in establishing mechanisms to design, measure, maintain, and improve the performance and quality of department services. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Participate with management team and staff in development of action plans in line with the organization's strategic initiatives and goals.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related science, required
Masterâ™s Degree in business or healthcare administration, preferred
Current ASCP certification pertinent to the area managed, required
At least four (4) years of experience in laboratory services, preferred
At least two (2) years of experience in a supervisory/managerial role with fiscal, regulatory and quality improvement responsibilities, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Lab Manager on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20006505
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.