K.A. Recruiting Newport , NH 03773
This roles primary responsibility includes planning, organizing and managing the overall operation of the Laboratory Department. Activities included are performance of chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic tests performed in the laboratory to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Ensure that services are of the best quality, are cost contained and are carried out in an expeditious manner. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recognizing results or problems that require referral to the Pathologist, assuring competency of all personnel, formulating the budget for the department, maintaining performance improvement activities within the department and participating in CQI activities and maintaining efficient and effective departmental operation in compliance with all state, federal, and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.
Work with hospital administration on planning, organizing and directing laboratory operations and ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Biology, or Chemistry
Maintains current registration with the American Society for Clinical Pathology and/or equivalent accrediting agency
Current BLS certification
Previous experience in the management of clinical laboratory of an acute care hospital
Must have experience with regulatory and accreditation of laboratory operations, preferably CLIA, CAP, and AABB
Good social skills/interpersonal skills, functions well working on a team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to produce clear, concise, and logical documentation for all cases
High integrity, able to follow procedures
Ability to be a self-motivated learner, to take initiative in learning the many complex processes
Produces excellent results, is meticulous, organized and time-conscious
Exhibits professionalism at all times, understands appropriate workplace behavior/communications.