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Organizes and leads the functions and activities of the Department of Laboratory Services including pre and post analytical services ensuring staffing effectiveness, regulatory compliance and quality. Provides leadership support and oversight in the following laboratory areas (Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Serology, Phlebotomy and Point of Care Testing). Ensures that services are of the best quality, are cost contained and are carried out in an expeditious manner. Responsible for recognizing results or problems that require referral to the laboratory pathologist. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Formulates budget. Maintains effective physician and intradepartmental relations.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures that services are of the utmost quality and results are turned out expediently.
Maintains accurate laboratory records.
Makes sure that all laboratory policies and actual practices are in accordance with Federal and State regulations.
Ensures that all laboratory areas are in compliance with all mandated safety protocols.
Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices.
Oversees the performance, reviews and evaluations of proficiencies, competencies, and validation of laboratory procedures for all laboratory departments.
Oversees selection, training, education and evaluation of performance for all laboratory personnel.
Administrative duties for laboratory department.
Oversees Point of Care Section for Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City Campuses
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge and skills needed to perform and oversee point-of-care department testing.
Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements with CLIA, State of Florida, OSHA, CAP, TJC.
Demonstrates leadership qualities, organizational and service management skills.
Moderate computer skills (Microsoft Office products, etc.) needed to develop and maintain laboratory documents and performance improvement records.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective manner.
Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules required to oversee the operations of the laboratory.
Follows standard precautions at all times with appropriate use of PPE.
Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, communicate effectively and function well under stressful situations.
Demonstrates ability and willingness to adapt to change and flexibility to adjust to the uneven workflow and changing priorities of the department.
Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.
Responsible for inspection process, proficiency performance, reporting and evaluation.
High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently
Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects
Ability to build and maintain appropriate peer relationships to facilitate organizational objectives.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Strong coaching and mentorship skills
Strong service recovery skills
Lean and Six Sigma
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor Degree in Medical Technology
5 years of laboratory experience including 2 years at a leadership level.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Master Degree in laboratory science or health care administration.
5 years at a laboratory leadership level.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
State of Florida, Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, license at the supervisory level, in chemistry, hematology, immunology and microbiology.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
ASCP or other national laboratory certification preferred.
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