Job Description: UP Health System
Directs the department's activities and resources to achieve departmental and organizational objectives.
Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.
Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives.
Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives.
Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.
Supervises and delegates department inventory control.
Laboratory services provided to meet the needs ofUPHSM hospital patients (inpatients, emergency department, ambulatory surgery,behavioral health)
Transfusion: Provide compatibility testing and product provision to supportoncology, ED, trauma, obstetric, ICU and NICU patients.
Microbiology: Screening for bacterial and viral infections. Work closely with UPHSMInfection Control and Pharmacy in anti-microbial stewardship.
Pathology: Biopsy samples referred for testing and diagnosis. Supports UPHSMSurgical Service Line in providing rapid intraoperative evaluation of samples.
Flow Cytometry: Blood and tissue samples evaluated for evidence of cancer orinfectious disease. Supports Oncology patients.
Cytogenetics: Blood, and tissues evaluated for genetic abnormalities associatedwith cancer and hereditary disease. Section work includes molecular sampleanalysis for evidence of infectious disease. Supports Oncology patients.
Reference Lab Services: UPHSM soliciting andselling lab services to clients and patients:
Reference Lab UPHS Marquette Outpatients (UPHSMOutpatient):
Reference Lab Facility Clients (RL FacilityClient):
Hospitals: War Memorial/Dickinson, UPHSM takes on their lab work
LifePoint Hospitals:Danville/Martinsville/Bell/Portage, UPHSM takes ontheir lab work
Other: Health Departments, SNF's, FQHC's
Reference Lab Outreach Outpatient (RL Outpatient):
Physician Clinics: Receives outpatient lab samples
Other Work: Combination of samples received as outpatient tests.
Blood Donor Center: UPHSM acting as a Red Cross
UPHS Marquette: Collect and supply blood to support hospital patient demand
Hancock, Sault St. Marie and Iron Mountain: Collect and supply blood to support hospital patient demand forhospitals we sell blood to
LifePoint Hospitals:We sell blood to Bell & Portage
Hospitals: We sell blood to 10 hospitals across the UP
DCI: We sell salvaged plasma and DCI utilizes this to manufacture reagents
CAPAccreditation for Cytogentics; There are over 20 CLIA licenses
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology required
Master's degree preferred
Minimum Work Experience
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran