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Laboratory - Director

Company: Castleview Hospital
Location: Price
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Castleview HospitalThe Laboratory Director is responsible for the direction and effective operation of the Laboratory Department which includes planning, controlling and monitoring operational performance of the Laboratory; ensuring compliance with departmental and administrative policies and procedures; ensuring compliance with TJC, state and federal regulatory agencies; ensuring compliance with the College of American Pathologists standards and performance of surveys; developing/monitoring quality control programs; developing/monitoring continuous quality improvement, and participating in interdepartmental quality management; ensuring quality and timeliness of patient test results by investigating problems involving specimen collection, result reporting and turnaround time; designing, researching, reviewing, and writing format for laboratory manuals; writing and reviewing procedure manuals; monitoring equipment, developing and ensuring that preventative maintenance programs are established, maintaining and documenting according to manufacturers guidelines, policies, and procedures; evaluating and selecting new equipment; researching, evaluating, and selecting new methodologies and procedures; implementing changes in response to technology and laboratory procedures with regard to cost effectiveness; enforcing and assisting in developing safety, infection control, and waste management procedures to promote a safe environment; maintaining inventory and supplies; developing and monitoring the staffing and operational budgets; conducting cost analysis and feasibility studies and determining financial impact to ensure effective cost containment; exploring innovative approaches to increase revenue; analyzing laboratory computer application to manage data; preparing job descriptions and evaluations; selecting, orienting, training, scheduling, disciplining and evaluating competency of subordinate staff; contributing to resolution of conflicts within the Laboratory; training Laboratory personnel in new technology and laboratory procedures; working with pathologist to establish critical level values and develop acceptable criteria; interacting with other health care workers to solve problems and interpret patient Lab results within the framework of medical technology; informing physicians concerning details and limitations of Lab procedures; defining hospital and departmental policies to physicians, patients and other health care workers; participating in hospital and medical staff committees as directed; facilitating effective working relationships inter/intra-departmental. Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Keywords: Castleview Hospital, Provo , Laboratory - Director, Executive , Price, Utah

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