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Lab Manager - Day / Tradition

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Describe in general terms, the purpose and scope of this position. Responsibilities:

  • Ensures daily operations of all phases of Laboratory work following the Policies and Procedures of Cleveland Clinic Florida Campus facilities and the guidelines of regulatory agencies including, but not limited to, JCAHO, CAP and the State of Florida.
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the Laboratory in the absence of the Director or Lab Manager/LIS coordinator.
  • Manages the daily operations of the Laboratory.
  • Monitors and assesses QA and QC systems.
  • Manages the staff and working environment as well as fiscal concerns.
  • Plans for and participates in employee orientation to required policies relating to employee competence before he/she is allowed to test and report results.
  • Ensures that the Laboratory is staffed and equipped to provide timely and accurate results.
  • Provides appropriate channels of communications for the receipt and delivery of incoming and ongoing Laboratory information.
  • Supervises Departmental Compliance with Corporate regulatory standards relating to medical necessity.
  • Accepts responsibility for departmental functions and promotes hospital-wide leadership image.
  • Assures responsibility for all phases of Laboratory changes and related patient billing.
  • Complies with all Policies and Procedures that pertain to HIPPA including the minimum necessary requirements of this job position.
  • Assists the Laboratory Director in the management and supervision of the laboratory through planning, directing, coordinating, implementing, controlling, evaluating and improving the quality of patient care delivered.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary teams, committees, or activities to improve organizational performance and interdepartmental communication.
  • Helps maintain section employee files, including new employee orientation checklists, equipment training checklists, and other competencies and submits them to the Laboratory Director.
  • Other duties as assigned. Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in one of the Chemical, Physical or Biological Sciences or Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology or equivalent. Master' Degree in Laboratory or Health Administration preferred. Languages: Certifications: Florida license in all specialties. Complexity of Work:
    • All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the Organizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position:
    • World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problem solving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in a positive manner.
    • Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities including adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.
    • Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform successfully.
    • Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competencies and communication skills.
    • Managerial Responsibilities: Includes overall accountability for assigned work group relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.
    • Work Experience:
    • Six years supervisory experience and training in QA, QC, fiscal and personnel management and equipment acquisition.
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    • Physical Requirements:
    • This position is primarily mobile in nature. The average amount of lifting is 10 pounds with occasional carrying of objects up to 20 pounds. Sitting for short periods of time, the ability to file, move records, laboratory supplies, and equipment also requires bending and stooping. Communication by means of the spoken, written and typed word is required. Work requires finger dexterity and eye hand coordination to operate a computer keyboard at a moderate skill level.
    • Mental Demands: Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests; ability to resolve conflicts among staff and to work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the Healthcare team; ability to ensure operational efficiency; ability to problem solve and make decisions; ability to exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers.
    • Special Demands: Use of personal protective equipment is required as there is a potential for exposure to biohazardous or infectious agents when drawing and processing specimens.
    • Confidentiality: The employee has access to the entire medical record for the purpose of charting and correcting laboratory results AND review of physician orders. The access is limited to the amount reasonably necessary to achieve the purpose of the laboratory testing request. The disclosure or requests that occur on a routine or recurring basis include patient demographics, condition and laboratory results. Personal Protective Equipment: Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Port St. Lucie , Lab Manager - Day / Tradition, Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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