The primary role of the Laboratory Manager will be to manage the day to day operations of the lab. This will include overseeing the performance of the main lab and satellite labs. The lab manager will keep up to date with the lab industry and assist in determining and implementing new lab services.
Provides medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department. Maintains medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair. Maintains medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Maintains medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment. Maintains quality results by participating in the clinical quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records. Maintains medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; testing; writing user manuals; training employees; maintaining security and confidentiality. Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress. Maintains medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees. Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results. Maintains medical laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Medical Technologist (ASCP) Experience: Previous experience in the medical laboratory field is required. Basic knowledge of the use and operation of general office equipment (computer, phone, copier, fax) Working with the public in a courteous and professional manner. Skills: Ability to maintain a positive attitude and provide great customer service under stressful situations. Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and pleasant manner in both verbal and written form. Ability to multi-task. Ability to adapt quickly to change. Ability to work both independently and with co-workers. Ability to use and manage time efficiently. Ability to follow the direction of supervisory personnel.
Internal Number: 1252
About Harbin Clinic
Harbin Clinic is the largest privately owned, multi-specialty physician group in Georgia, comprised of 240 medical professionals representing 40 different medical specialties and services. While Harbin Clinic began in Rome, Georgia, there are now 21 Harbin Clinic practices located in Acworth, Adairsville, Armuchee, Calhoun, Cartersville, Cedartown, Rome, and Summerville.
Some of Harbin Clinic’s comprehensive ancillary services include dialysis and diabetes management, imaging, clinical labs, a sleep disorder lab, and infusions. Harbin Clinic has invested heavily in technology and was one of the first medical groups in northwest Georgia to implement electronic medical records.
Harbin Clinic cares for a patient population of approximately 600,000 people in Georgia and Alabama. More than 1,000 patients take advantage of our services each day.