LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Lab Manager I to join our team in Kernersville, NC. This position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the clinical laboratory testing for the acute laboratory within Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center. Additionally, the Laboratory Manager will create, implement, and manage the policies, procedures and practices for optimal performance of the clinical diagnostics laboratory. This is a great leadership opportunity, where you will have the opportunity to facilitate innovation, manage change, and foster teambuilding to provide the highest quality product for our word-class diagnostics laboratory!
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The work schedule for this position will be: 1st shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm but manager is required to be accessible 24/7 including occasional nights and weekends.
Direct the daily operational activities of the hospital laboratory; both the technical and non-technical operations
Effectively manage the staffing of the department and monitor the production schedule to ensure adequate coverage and proper use of overtime, and adjust as needed
Directly supervisor, train, and mentor laboratory team members and have ownership and responsibility for all departmental staff
Ensure the diagnostics laboratory provides market leading service levels, meeting the needs of our clients and corporate service metrics established for TAT
Resolve client inquiries and operational issues in a timely manner by consulting with the Medical Director, Technical Director, QA, other laboratory managers, discipline directors, laboratory directors or corporate operations
Ensure laboratory is compliant with corporate, state and federal regulatory requirements (CAP, CLIA, State, ISO, etc.) related to personnel safety and quality of laboratory testing as well as professional conduct
Assist with developing and implementing laboratory procedures and installation of equipment and methods
Manage staff including recruiting & hiring qualified and enthusiastic employees, performance management, training and development
Manage positions within the department to achieve quality, productivity, and meet budgetary goals
Ensure effective communication with leadership, clients, sales, corporate operations, as well as direct reports, departmental staff, and inter-departmental staff
Conduct departmental meetings and ensure appropriate departmental communication
Investigate deviations from established procedures to ensure effective corrective action
Maintain technical knowledge in the assigned department(s) for the laboratory testing
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related life science required. Must meet CLIA & State regulations/requirements.
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Technologist in a clinical diagnostics laboratory required; 6 years preferred.
ASCP certification or equivalent (required)
Leadership experience is preferred
Experience in CORE lab and microbiology is preferred
Previous experience managing people leaders is a plus
Experience in an acute/hospital setting is preferred
Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP, AABB, TJC and relevant state regulations
Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
Proven success in training and developing both technical and non-technical employees
Ability to problem solve and provide solutions under minimal supervision
Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office
Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills
Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment
Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
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