Do you have the career opportunities as a Laboratory Director you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Memorial Health University Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Memorial Health University Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Laboratory Director where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Job Summary and Qualifications
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Directs operations, programs and activities to meet organizational and regulatory requirements and to drive innovation.
Ensures adequate and qualified staffing for the department through timeliness and consistency of staff hiring, orientation, competency, training, performance feedback and performance management.
Develops and recognizes staff through coaching and regular feedback.
Serves as a role model for employee output and conduct.
Sets and executes department strategies to meet goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial, patient satisfaction and personnel management.
Proactively and regularly seeks feedback and input from internal and external sources. Evaluates and incorporates feedback into the department improvement and planning process to improve care delivery.
Oversees the financial operation for the laboratory by monitoring resource utilization, identifying variances and opportunities, and adjusting as needed to meet service and fiscal goals. Prepares Monthly Operating Review report.
Assures compliance with standards set forth by accrediting agencies: CAP, JCAHO, CLIA, FDA and CMS. Develops and implements policies and procedures and verifies annual review of all policies and procedures.
Manages key vendor relationships and supply contracts in coordination with Laboratory Services and Supply Chain guidance.
Develops and implements a communication plan to ensure that department personnel are well informed. Fosters open communication by offering, encouraging, and accepting suggestions from staff regarding department operations
Directs and organizes operations through the appropriate, delegation of responsibilities and authority in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
Monitors and evaluates the activities of the staff and provides management, coaching, guidance, delegation opportunities, and on-the-job training and re-training as necessary to ensure operational efficiency and adherence to policies and procedures;
Thorough knowledge of laboratory methods and processes.
Correlates disesase states with test results
Thorough knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulatory compliance requirements
Thorough knowledge of laboratory billing guidelines
Baccalaureate Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry required.
Master's Degree preferred
National Certification as a Medical Technologist required,
State license where required(CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MT, NV, NY, ND, RI, TN, WV)
7 years of progressive laboratory management experience is required with complex laboratory operations
Hospital clinical laboratory experience preferred
Since becoming part of HCA Healthcare in 2018, Memorial Health has continued to make a positive impact in the 35+ counties it serves across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. In addition to Memorial Health University Medical Center, the Memorial Health network of care includes the Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia, GA, primary and specialty care doctors, business services and Consult-A-Nurse(r)[?][?], our 24-hour call center. We also have a major medical education program that trains residents in numerous specialties. Memorial Health aims to provide a culture of caring for both our patients and colleagues.
HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institutefor over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Laboratory Director opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.