Lab Manager

Prairie Ridge - Elbow Lake, MN

Location: Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services
Position: 2019-PRH-PR-002
Department: Prairie Ridge
FT/PT Status: 80 Hours Biweekly

Job Responsibilities: The Lab Manager provides patient care, promotes a positive and cooperative work environment among staff, and exercises initiative and judgment. The manager is proficient and professional when communicating with patients, co-workers and physicians. This position requires a trained, specialized individual who has the ability to multi-task and work under stress in a variety of situations. The manager also performs all other laboratory duties as assigned.
This position will works at both the Elbow Lake and Morris sites.
Job Qualifications: AAS degree in clinical laboratory science and two years of experience in a hospital lab environment required. BS degree in clinical laboratory science preferred. Must be nationally certified, ASCP or equivalent. Willingness to become BLS certified within the first year of employment required. Must be proficient and professional in both written and verbal communication. Must be able to operate all lab equipment, assist in research, development and maintenance of a comprehensive procedure manual, quality control program and proficiency survey results.
Ability to do repetitive motions moving hand, wrist and fingers and fingertip touch perception for location of blood vessels. Ability to respond quickly in emergency situations.
Must be able to attend the work site per schedule and to take call on a rotational basis. Duties may require limited amount of non-scheduled hours as work load requires. Duties may require change of shift to accommodate work load and/or labor shortage.
Adequate computer/keyboarding skills.
Shifts: Monday through Friday rotating 3 shifts from 6:30am - 8:00pm Weekends rotation including call. Rotation of weeknight call and Holidays.
Department Description: If you’re looking for challenging and fulfilling career, look no further! Come join our exceptional Clinic Team, where you will feel rewarded by providing quality care to our patients each day. Our staff is continually learning new things and strengthening their skills. Our team works with patients of all age ranges- from infants to the elderly, covering the needs in Elbow Lake, as well as our satellite sites in Evansville, Hoffman and Ashby. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity- we guarantee you won’t be bored!