Job Description

Laboratory Manager

Growing and busy specialty clinic in Vero Beach, FL seeks a professional and experienced Laboratory Manager to serve patients by providing medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services.

JOB OVERVIEW: Responsible for the overall operations of the laboratory

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the laboratory.
  • Develops budgets, policies, & procedures to support laboratory infrastructure.
  • Responsible for employment of competent and qualified personnel.
  • Responsible for assuring compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Ensure that the conditions of the lab are appropriate for the tests performed. Provides a safe environment in which employees are protected from physical, chemical, & biologic hazards.
  • Ensure that testing systems used in the laboratory deliver quality support of all aspects of test performance, including pre and post analytic phases of laboratory testing.
  • Ensure that methodologies selected have the capability of providing the quality of results required for patient care.
  • Writes and updates procedures and manuals as needed.
  • Reviews procedures & manuals yearly, ensuring current information to perform testing.
  • Ensure that verification procedures used are adequate to determine accuracy, precision and other pertinent performance characteristics.
  • Ensure that the laboratory is enrolled in a HHS-Health and Human Services approved proficiency testing program for the testing performed in the laboratory.
  • Ensure the proficiency testing samples are tested as required under sub-part H of the CLIA standard
  • Ensure that proficiency test samples are returned within the time frame established by the proficiency testing program.
  • Ensure that laboratory personnel are performing the test methods as required for accurate and reliable results.
  • Evaluate the lab’s performance and identify any problem that requires corrective action.
  • Regularly reviews laboratory performance with the Medical Director.
  • Ensures that laboratory is adequately supplied, to prevent interruptions in testing.
  • Responsible for review and approval of all laboratory invoices, including all satellite offices laboratory supplies.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times
  • Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology
  • Supervisor license preferred
  • Maintains current registration with the American Society for Clinical Pathology and/or equivalent accrediting agency.
  • Previous experience in the management of clinical laboratory of a clinical setting.
  • Must have experience with regulatory and accreditation of laboratory operations, preferably CLIA, CAP, and AABB.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIROMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Work is performed during regular work hours Work in varying degrees of temperature (heated or air conditioned).
  • Work under extreme pressures.
  • Position requires sitting for approximately 2-4 hours per day and walking for 4-6 hours per day.
  • Position requires light to moderate work with 50 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry.
  • Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Competitive Compensation/Open to discussion

Benefits Package:

  • Simple IRA
  • Simple IRA Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday

Experience:

  • Laboratory: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Apply with resume detailing education, experience and work history by email to medstaffhr@gmail.com