This position is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the Clinical Laboratory at Coastal Carolina and Hilton Head Hospitals. Oversee areas of responsibility to assure smooth operations and continuous improvement. Ensure processes are in place to monitor and validate the safe provision of quality and safety, patient-focused, outcomes based and cost effective medicine in the hospital setting. Facilitate cooperative and collaborative relationships among departments and with physicians and external agencies to ensure effective operations and patient outcomes. Promote evidence-based practice and the culture of safety. Assure the highest standards of healthcare delivery and outcomes, ensuring a constant patient focus. Ensure all duties performed are properly performed and applicable regulations and standards are met. Ensure the department uses a quality system approach to laboratory testing that provides accurate and reliable patient test results. Additional responsibilities includes recognizing results or problems that require referral to the Pathologist, assuring competency of all personnel, formulating the budget for the department, maintain performance improvement activities within the department and participating in continuous quality improvement activities and maintain efficient and effective departmental operations in compliance with all state, federal and local regulatory laws, and standards.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Biology, or Chemistry. MBA or MHA preferred
Minimum of five years recent previous experience in the management of clinical laboratory of an acute care hospital
Must have experience with regulatory and accreditation requirements of laboratory operations, including CLIA, CAP, Joint Commission, and CMS.
An understanding of current trends in clinical laboratory services and operations and knowledge of quality, statistical concepts preferred.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Facility: Hilton Head Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005027149
About Hilton Head Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.