Director, Laboratory

Baptist Healthcare System - Paducah, KY3.5

Full-time
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I. The Director is expected to function within the scope of pre-established hospital policies and procedures, and other stipulations or arrangements which have been established and communicated by the Chief Operating Officer. Managerial situations beyond the scope of established authority parameters must be referred to the Chief Operating Officer with a recommended course of action.

The Director will provide effective leadership in all aspects of department operations through the application of management skills including: Decision-Making - will analyze information to arrive at conclusions and judgements. Communicating - will create understanding between him/herself and Chief Operating Officer, subordinate employees, other hospital personnel, physicians, patients (public), regulatory agencies, and vendor representatives. Motivating - will inspire, encourage, and impel the Chief Operating Officer, subordinate employees, vendors, physicians, patients, other hospital personnel, and regulatory agencies, and vendor representatives to take required action. Selecting People - will choose people for positions within the department by interviewing for all subordinate positions. Developing People - will motivate and assist the Chief Operating Officer, subordinate employees, vendors, physicians, other hospital personnel, patients, and regulatory agency representatives in improving their knowledge, attitudes, and skills as these factors apply to each respective group or individual role in dealing with the department.

II. The Director will provide effective organization in all aspects of department operations through the application of management skills including:

Developing organization Structure - will establish and maintain a structure pertaining to the identification of work to be done in the department, and the designation of proper personnel to perform this work. Delegating - will entrust responsibility and authority to subordinate employees as deemed appropriate by the Director and as permitted by the authority parameters. The director will retain full accountability to the Chief Operating Officer of all such delegated decisions. Establishing Relationships - will create the conditions necessary for mutually cooperative efforts of department personnel, Chief Operating Officer, physicians, other departments, patients, family members, and regulatory agencies.

Coordination:
Able to perform gross body coordination such as walking, stooping, filing, etc.

Able to perform tasks that require hand-eye coordination such as keyboard skills, IM injections, running power tools, etc.

Able to perform tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking B/Ps, calibration of tools and equipment, etc.

Mobility:
Able to walk

Able to stand.Able to sit for prolonged periods.

Able to stand for prolonged periods.

Able to remain in an uncomfortable position for long periods such as bending over tables, etc.

Visual Discrimination:
Able to see objects far away as in driving. Able to see objects closely as in reading thermometers or patient assessment.

Able to discriminate colors as in reading microscope slides, colors in electrical wires, or warning lights, etc.

Hearing:
Able to hear normal sounds with some background noise as in answering the phone, intercom, etc.

Able to distinguish sound as voice patterns, auscultation, tape transcribing, etc.

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