A proud member of the Montefiore Health System and located less than 20 miles from New York City, White Plains Hospital is the is the leading provider of emergency and advanced care in Westchester County, with more than 65,000 patients visiting its Emergency Department last year. Certified as a Great Place to Work in 2019, WPH has been recognized for its leadership effectiveness, clinical expertise, and quality of service. WPH’s commitment to providing quality care close to home is at center of its ongoing campus transformation, which includes the Hospital’s new lobby and patient tower, completed in 2015; its expanded Center for Cancer Care, completed in 2016; and the new nine-story 252,000 sq. ft. Center for Advanced Medicine and Surgery, scheduled to be opened in 2021.
Department of Laboratories
Administrative Director of Laboratories
Cultivates, isolates and assists in identifying bacteria and other microorganisms present in the body fluids, exudates and other body specimens to provide data on cause and progress of disease. Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:
Assures the delivery of quality department /clinical services in accordance with established hospital and regulatory/accreditation agency standards.
Is responsible and accountable for the overall operations of Microbiology Department. Overall operations of the department include development of department goals and objectives that are consistent with the hospital mission, the management of personnel, preparing/monitoring of and accountability for the department budgets.
Assures employee compliance with hospital and Human Resources policies and procedures
Assures that employee competency and education requirements are satisfied as per hospital policy.
As required, participates in the Performance Improvement Program as defined by the organization.
Attends Management/Leadership meetings as scheduled/required and communicates hospital policies, performance improvement initiatives and all other required information to their staff.
Is responsible for participation in committees, task forces and projects as appropriate.
Assures the provision of a safe employee/patient environment.
Maintains knowledge related to the operations of their department.
Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within their department and hospital wide.
Demonstrates positive customer service, fosters positive employee relations and assures that staff adhere to the Customer Service Behavioral Standards.
Is supportive of hospital initiatives and projects and functions as a positive change agent.
Promotes a positive and professional image and is a role model, coach, mentor and resource for staff and peers.
Writes and revises departmental procedures and protocols as necessary.
Evaluates and implements new instrumentation and methodologies.
Reviews Quality Control results.
Ensures that all preventative maintenance reports are performed and documented.
Participates in the Infection Control Committee.
Coordinator of Laboratory Quality Assurance Committee.
Interfaces with Infection Control and the infectious disease physicians.
Performs technical bench duties as necessary.
Participates in the Laboratory Compliance Task Force.
Interviews, hires, evaluates, counsels and terminates employees as per hospital policy.
Develops and submits operating and capital budgets and reports variances as required to the Division Administrator.
Conducts monthly staff meetings to update staff and/or address department issues and records meeting minutes for all staff.
Utilizes multiple methodologies to communicate information.
Performs other additional duties and responsibilities as requested by the Director of Laboratories, Laboratory Administrator or their designee.
Education & Experience Requirements
New York State Medical Technologist License required.
BS in Clinical Microbiology or related science with six years of relevant hospital experience.
ASCP or NCS Certification preferred.
Attention to Detail
- Please reach out for information on additional clinical laboratory technologist/medical technologist openings.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) provides exceptional care every day for thousands of residents of Westchester County and the surrounding area.
A 292-bed hospital located less than 20 miles outside of New York City, WPH has the busiest emergency department in Westchester County, seeing close to 65,000 visits in 2019. Designated as a Great Place to Work in 2019, White Plains Hospital added 175 new members to its medical staff last year, and grew its employee base to over 3,500 employees. Following a major facilities transformation in recent years, the Hospital now boasts a spacious and modern lobby and entranceway, new state-of-the-art operating suites, a new Family Health/Behavioral Health Center, a renovated Sleep Center, and many other additions and enhancements. Construction is also currently underway for a new Pediatric Center, a first of its kind facility scheduled to be opened in 2020; and the new Center for Advanced Medicine & Surgery, a nine-story, 252,000 sq. ft. ambulatory center scheduled to be opened in 2021. White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System.
White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including mu...ltispecialty practices in Armonk, New Rochelle, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2015 and 2013. The Hospital received Magnet® designation in 2012 and 2016 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014, 2016 and 2018, and 2019, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades® and in 2019, was the only Hospital in Westchester to be named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World. White Plains Hospital is also the only Hospital in Westchester to earn an A safety rating from the Leapfrog Group in both its spring and fall 2019 Safety Grades.