*Attractive Compensation Package
*Retirement Savings Account 401(k) with Match
*Generous Paid Time Off program
*Generous Health Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, and Vision
*Pre-Tax Savings Plan
*Short and Long Term Disability at no cost to the employee
*Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
*Employee Wellness Program
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Laboratory Manager oversees the accuracy of the laboratory staff to ensure accountability for quality of specimens handled and test results reported. Hires, trains and is responsible for the scheduling of the laboratory staff. Directs, establishes and plans the overall policies and goals for laboratory services. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements to ensure the highest quality of service to patients and physicians at all times. Researches, evaluates, recommends and implements technical supplies, instrumentation, equipment and methodologies.
PRINCIPAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Serves as Service Excellence champion including implementation, competencies, and hardwiring of service excellence initiatives.
Oversees formulations of goals and objectives.
Oversees the departmental budgetary procedure to ensure proper operational and capital planning; appropriate and efficient use of resources, and consistent compliance to budgetary and fiscal controls.
Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, coaching, mentoring, retaining and evaluating of staff.
Keeps informed of current issues including new procedures, developments, and innovation. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
Uses quality improvement processes, programs or outcome to help improve department operations.
Establishes and maintains data collection, monitoring and analysis of laboratory services; incorporates results of Quality Assessments to improve patient care and services.
Facilitates compliance with all safety and other regulatory agency requirements; maintains knowledge of regulations and acts as a resource for technical and administrative staff, and physicians.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the policies and procedures.
Assists in the monitoring and implementation of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) related to the laboratory.
Works with other clinical departments, Information Technology and physicians in the resolution of technical issues.
Researches, evaluates, recommends and implements the inventory of laboratory equipment instruments and supplies including the management of preventative maintenance and repairs.
Collaborates with other staff and departments utilizing effective communication skills and problem solving techniques; applies continu0us quality improvement concepts and methods to effect appropriate change to meet quality improvement and productivity benchmarks.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science which includes clinical rotation as part of the program or Bachelors in Science in a related field and an additional year of MT/MLS clinical rotation required or meets the requirements and has acquired the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) certification as an MT/MLS as outlined on the ASCP website.
Minimum of three years’ work experience providing all aspects of the clinical laboratory functions required. Minimum of one-year supervisory or managerial experience in a clinical setting preferred.
OTHER CREDENTIALS / CERTIFICATIONS:
Basic Life Support (CPR) certification completed within three (3) months of hire required. Bryan Health recognizes American Heart Association (for healthcare professionals), American Red Cross (for healthcare professionals) and the Military Training Network.
Merrick Medical Center is located in Central City, NE. Merrick Medical Center and its physician clinic services have embraced a new commitment to health and a vision to deliver an integrated system of health and life services that inspire healthy lives to take root throughout Merrick County and its surrounding communities. Partnering with Bryan Health underscores our commitment to keeping quality health care exactly where it belongs: close to home.
We're embarking on an exciting journey to construct a brand new $27-million, 51,307-square-foot-facility. The design will improve the patient experience, integrate health and wellness and create a welcoming environment for patients with more efficiency for staff. We plan to move in June 13, 2022.