Director - Laboratory - MHP: MHP - Laboratory
Memorial Healthcare System

Pembroke Pines, Florida

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Summary:
Directs, establishes, organizes and plans the overall operation of the laboratory and goals for the hospital s laboratory services. Works closely with the laboratory medical director, hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to ensure the highest standards of quality and service are maintained.

Detailed responsibilities:
• Provides day to day technical direction and oversight for comprehensive laboratory services under the guidance of the Laboratory Medical Director.
• Work with hospital administration on planning, organizing and directing laboratory operations.
• Directs compliance activities for the laboratory maintaining conformity to the accreditation standards of Joint Commission and/or CAP and with the regulations of CLIA'88, OSHA, and HIPAA.
• Directs quality assurance activities and ensures that all Quality Assurance activities within the department conform to accrediting agency and CLIA'88 requirements; working with each section manager to ensure sectional QA plans are complete within established guidelines.
• Consult other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
• Supervises assigned staff and provides assistance to others in supervising their staff. Ensures that productivity measures accurately reflect the departmental workload. Ensures adequate and appropriate staffing throughout the department. Ensures that sections receive appropriate in-service and orientation training.
• Direct and participate in the human resource management function for the department by coordinating the selection, promotion, orientation/training, disciplinary action, competency assessment, performance appraisal processes and continuing education initiatives.
• Prepare department budgets for personnel, operating expenses and capital equipment and monitoring the performance against budget for assigned cost center(s). Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.

Education:
Essential:
• Bachelors

Credentials:
Essential:
• Clinical Lab Supervisor License - FL

Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
• And graduate of an accredited Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist program.

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Advanced knowledge of laboratory procedures, instrumentation and laboratory services. Ability to effectively relate and communicate, orally and in writing, with internal and external customers. Advanced knowledge of laboratory information systems. Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: Five (5) years of managerial experience.

•• Florida State licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor in the defined area of responsibility.

Working conditions:
Essential:
• Bending and Stooping 40.00%
• Keyboard Entry 60.00%
• Reaching 60.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
• Sitting 60.00%
• Standing 60.00%
• Walking 60.00%
• Audible Speech 60.00%
• Hearing Acuity 60.00%
• Depth Perception 60.00%
• Distinguish Color 60.00%
• Seeing - Far 60.00%
• Seeing - Near 60.00%
• Bio hazardous Waste 20.00%
• Biological Hazards - Respiratory 20.00%
• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 20.00%
• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 20.00%
• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 20.00%
• Cytotoxic Chemicals 20.00%
• Computer Monitor 60.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts 40.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects 40.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces 40.00%

Organizational Profile:

Memorial Hospital Pembroke joined Memorial Healthcare System in 1995, adding 301 licensed beds and a wide range of clinical expertise to the system. New facilities and programs continue to be added, providing a wide scope of services such as:

  • Bariatrics
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Care
  • Hernia Repair
  • Stroke Treatment
  • Wound Care
  • 24/7 Care Center
The Joint Commission has ranked Memorial Hospital Pembroke as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, and the hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.


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