Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Molecular, Microbiology and Virology Manager
40 hours per week
Under general supervision of the Administrative Director of Pathology and Laboratory Services, a Laboratory Manager is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the operation of a department or departments within the clinical laboratory which includes coordinating the activities of the technical and support staff on assigned shifts and maintaining regulatory compliance at all times. This position participates with the Administrative and Medical Directors in setting clinical policy, practices and procedures in the area of assignment.
Responsibilities: 1.Adds value as a key member of management understands the business, financials, industry, customers and strategy
2.Supervises employees, Supervisors, and Senior Technologists, provides direction, coaches, trains and develops, and manages performance to company goals and expectations
3.Ensures adequate staffing on all shifts
4.Prepares, manages, and adheres to department capital and operating budget to maintain expenditure controls.
5.Assesses the need for new or replacement technology selects and coordinates the implementation of new technology when appropriate
6.Develops and implements standards, practices, and procedures for the operation, organization and management of the laboratory in accordance with established standards by regulating accrediting and governmental agencies
7.Works collaboratively with clinicians inside and outside the laboratory to ensure quality and cost-effective patient care with a high degree of patient and provider satisfaction
8.Establishes and maintains effective communication systems between providers, patient units and the laboratory for the efficient transfer of information, both urgent and standard, and on the ordering, status and result of tests
9.Provides training for new staff and continuing education for staff in order to keep them abreast of developments of new techniques or improvements in published or existing methods
10.Human Resources Management: Demonstrates the skills associated with efficient management of human resources.
11.General Management Responsibilities: Carries out the leadership and administrative responsibilities of management in an accurate, timely and results oriented manner
12.Other duties as required
Other information: Technical Expertise 1.Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques, procedures, instrumentation, quality control, quality assurance, and safety precautions in the field of medical technology is required
2.Skill in the operation, calibration and routine maintenance of modern laboratory equipment and instrumentation is required
3.Ability to provide technical consultation to physicians and nurses is required
4.Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing is required
5.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships is required
6.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required
7.Experience in healthcare is required
8.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
9.Experience with Soft Lab Software is preferred
Education and Experience 1.Education: Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology / Medical Laboratory Science, or equivalent degree at the bachelors level or higher is required
2.Certification: Certification as a MT / MLS from ASCP, NCCLS, or equivalent is required
3.Years of relevant experience: 3-5 years is preferred
4.Years of experience supervising: 2-5 years is preferred
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