The Clinical Laboratory Manager Reports to the Laboratory Director and/or Assistant Administrator and is responsible for all operational activities of the assigned laboratories. Responsible for the efficient utilization of assigned resources and for planning future research and development, staffing, equipment and space. Develops capital and operating budget requirements designed to meet current and future needs of the laboratories. Develops with the Assistant Administrator department goals, objectives, operational policies, and procedures. Responsible for monitoring the adherence to JHU, JHH, and departmental policies and procedures in the laboratories across all shifts. Assists with the development and administration of laboratory budgets. Performs other related administrative and professional duties. Required attendance position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises, orients, trains, and develops staff of assigned laboratories. Plans, coordinates staffing patterns to effectively and efficiently support the department. Participates in the specification, design, implementation, and modification of projects related to assigned labs. Prepares test plan data to ensure quality and integrity. Responsible for compliance and audit preparation of assigned laboratory area for CLIA, CAP, The Joint Commission, and other regulatory reviews. Operation, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance of laboratory equipment related to this specialty. Ordering of supplies and equipment. Performs clinical testing when short staffed. Serves as a point person for clinicians and other health care workers to answer technical and clerical questions related to testing. Trouble shoot and problem solving issues related to ordering of tests and other related issues. Analytical ability to operate technical equipment, perform tests with the highest degree of accuracy and to relate tests results to a normal, healthy state and to the presence of disease. Support and training for staff, students, residents and others. Attendance in meetings (including national), as required Supervises laboratory professionals (example, Laboratory Technologists/Technicians)
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field required.
Minimum of 10 years laboratory experience, preferably in a related laboratory. Background in Electron Microscopy required. Related Master's degree may substitute for some experience.
Demonstrated ability to operate and maintain laboratory equipment in a specialty lab. Computer competency is required. Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and training skills.
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• During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
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