Provides leadership and oversight of the histology laboratory, ancillary testing services, and translational research departments.
Serves as the resource for coordination of research projects, test validation, and clinical test implementation activities in the department.
Duties for this position include management of daily operations, personnel management, budgetary/fiscal responsibilities, research project management, quality assurance and assessment, regulatory and billing compliance, ensuring the accurate design of LIS and IT processes, and coordination of projects and shared interdepartmental activities.
Also serves as the laboratory liaison or internal consultant for both inpatient and outpatient areas of the organization; The laboratory manager relies on experience and sound independent judgment to formulate strategic goals and to also resolve day-to-day operational issues.
Emphasis is placed on high-quality patient care, operational efficiency, turnaround times, and budget targets.
The Ideal Candidate:
Will have a Master's degree in Medical Technology.
Will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Supervision/Leadership: independent decision-making and problem-solving, formulates department goals and objectives, demonstrates high-level interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication.
Technical Knowledge related to lab operations, state and federal regulations, and accreditation requirements (CLIA, AHCA, CAP, FDA, TJC), CPT coding and billing requirements, quality control and proficiency testing management, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving.
Management/Operations: Ability to prepare budgets and monitor financial operations, evaluate and select capital equipment.
Personnel: Demonstrates in-depth job knowledge related to management and supervision of personnel; monitors productivity and adjusts staffing to optimize workflow and efficiencies.
Project Management/Collaboration: Sound project management skills including managing multiple projects and deadlines, collaborating with external departments for the optimization of current processes, and developing new approaches related to improving patient care and experience.
Credentials and Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related science required.
Florida supervisor's license in Histology is required.
ASCP HTL license required.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant Histology laboratory operations experience at the laboratory manager and/or supervisory level required.
Minimum 5 years of experience at a Histotechnologist level inclusive of IHC techniques, optimization, and validation prior to management/supervisory experience required.
Knowledge or experience with Digital Pathology and Informatics. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
Sound project management skills including managing multiple projects and deadlines required.