K.A. Recruiting


Clinical Laboratory Manager

Jackson, WY 83002

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Lab Management) Job Number: NEC0944

Reference Code: NEC0944

About our location

We’re less than 2 hours away from Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, and our county is surrounded by national forests and federally-designated wilderness areas. Popular outdoor activities include skiing, fly-fishing, golf, cycling, hunting, and hiking.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Laboratory Manager manages a 24/7 laboratory of four to seven professionals and is responsible for policy and procedure creation and revision and compliance with state and federal regulations and surveys. The lab manager works on the bench for 20%-30% of the time.  The lab supports the following functions: General Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Blood Banking, Point of Care testing and basic Microbiology. We primarily use Quest as our reference lab.  Our EMR is athena and we are implementing Orchard as our Laboratory Information System.  We perform about 2,400 tests per month, supporting three clinics and outpatient and inpatient hospital tests.  We are the only lab in our county.

We are looking for an individual with management experience, good lab bench skills, and a focus on quality, compliance, and education.  

The hospital employs about 160 people and the Lab Manager position is a key member of the management team.  Reporting directly to the CNO, the lab manager is responsible for the day to day management of lab processes and the future expansion of in-house lab capabilities.

Lab Manager Specific

  • Develops lab staffing schedule and ensures 24/7 coverage.
  • Maintains lab policies and procedures in compliance with all regulating bodies.
  • Maintains a laboratory training and quality improvement plan.
  • Mentor and train staff on new equipment, policies and procedures.
  • Proactively develop better practices to promote the highest level of quality assurance. 
  • Performs equipment purchases as needed in alignment with department budget.
  • Maintains service contracts and ensures proper function of all lab equipment.
  • Creates and maintains department budget.
  • Maintains knowledge of lab staff functions through frequent and regular bench work.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years laboratory experience
  • MT(ASCP) or CLS certification
  • Competent with microbiology, blood bank, equipment purchase, service contracts, and budget creation and maintenance
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Good interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, families, and all health care professionals and staff
  • Basic knowledge in computer use; including word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain and follow guidelines set for standards of practice in quality patient care, and infection control practices as required by state, federal, and hospital policy/regulation.

 

For consideration please forward all updated resumes to natalie@ka-recruiting.com 

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Natalie Conklin
Healthcare Recruiting Manager

Thank you for taking the time to look at my current job openings. Natalie has specialized in working with allied healthcare professionals for over 7 years. As the Healthcare Recruiting Manager at K.A. Recruiting, she takes pride in building long-term relationships with both clients and candidates in order to address hiring needs as well as individual career goals for her candidates. She has worked with Physicians, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Leaders, Laboratory, and other Allied Health candidates to assist them in securing permanent positions nationwide. Natalie has had a successful track record that is founded on the highest standard of quality combined with taking the time to personalize each candidate's job search to help them secure a long-term position. If you are looking for a full-time permanent position anywhere in the country I would love to hear from you! Please connect with me on LinkedIn Here:

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