Laboratory Manager

Thorek Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL3.2

30+ days agoFull-time

Thorek Memorial Hospital, located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood is seeking a Laboratory Manager to oversee our Laboratory and Pathology departments. Individual departments of oversight include Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Histology, Reference Labs, and Phlebotomy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops, implements and revises departmental policies and procedures. Maintains compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Formulates departmental QA indicators, evaluates against benchmarks, and revises on an annual basis. Participates in the Performance Improvement Committee
  • Participates in Infection Control Committee, Public Safety Committee
  • Conducts employee evaluations and monitors competency
  • Establishes quality control program appropriate for the testing performed and ensures that programed is maintained throughout the entire testing process
  • Maintains an oversight of adequate levels of necessary equipment and supplies. Prepares proposals and evaluates new equipment
  • Determines departmental budgetary requirements with regards to capital equipment, operational expenses and revenues
  • Maintains departmental processes and records according to established hospital policy and requirements of all appropriate accreditation agencies
  • Monitors the environment to ensure it is safe from physical, chemical, and biological hazards and the safety and bio-hazard requirements are maintained. Ensures conditions are adequate and appropriate for testing

Job requirements:

  • BS in Medical Technology required
  • ASCP Certificate highly preferred
  • 2 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Must be able to work with Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Knowledge of Meditech preferred

Thorek is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • supervisory: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)