Coordinates, supervises and provides leadership for all technical and administrative activities associated with Specimen Management, including the Referral department. Coordinates and supervises the performance of routine and/or specialized specimen processing. Establishes and monitors all procedures, quality control and quality assurance programs. Ensures the delivery of high quality, accurate specimen processing in a timely fashion, compliant with regulatory agency requirements and meeting the service expectations of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. clients.
Oversees the selection, training and scheduling of Specimen Management staff. Monitors and evaluates employee performance. Ensures staff completion of all **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. mandated safety and compliance programs. Ensures adequate supplies are maintained. Coordinates the development of departmental long term planning and budget preparation, allocating resources within established budgets. Interacts with **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. staff and clients, providing clinical and operational information as appropriate.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Knowledge of clinical laboratory functions, practices and procedures acquired through a Bachelors degree in Medical technology or an equivalent science required. An in-depth knowledge of laboratory operations and personnel management acquired through three-five years of progressive clinical laboratory experience required. Master degree in business or healthcare management preferred.
Certification as a clinical laboratorian, clinical laboratory supervisor or director by a recognized professional organization (e.g., ASCP, or AMT) preferred.
Proficient with a variety of computer applications/systems (e.g. Microsoft Office) as well as the ability to learn and work efficiently with a variety of laboratory computer systems.
Oral and written communication needs to be professional, clear and concise.
Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend as needed.
Must be able to travel among company sites as needed.
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