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Laboratory Manager

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

*Description:*.*Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Laboratory Manager (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work for*.*Core Lab a*.*t Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.* Responsible for the overall technical management and scientific integrity of the Core Laboratory (Chemistry/Hematology/Coagulation/Special Chemistry/Urinalysis/Blood Bank) and Satellite Laboratories on a 24-hour basis. Maintains and develops departmental policies and procedures, objectives, safety, environmental and infection control standards so that the laboratory remains in compliance with accreditation and licensing agencies. Assures adequate staffing and provides work direction to include scheduling, evaluations, and counseling. Provides input for the budgeting process..*In this position you will:* + Accountable for daily technical operations and workflows of the Core Laboratory and Satellite Laboratories. Coordinates testing activities as necessary with the Supervisors of Blood Bank and Microbiology, Support Operations Manager, and other on the lab management team to ensure best practices for inpatients and the outreach program + Responsible for improving workflow processes, streamlining workstations and building self-sufficiency and teamwork in all three departments. + Participates in the development of long and short-term goals for the Clinical Laboratory, both inpatient/outpatient and outreach areas and services that are consistent with system, organizational, and departmental mission, vision, values, and goals and objectives. Ensures the implementation of plans to meet program goals and objectives. + Implements and maintains departmental and staff compliance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Makes and submits effective recommendations for policy changes as needed + Utilizes all resources to ensure efficient and effective work processes, workflow, and compliance within operating, capital, and personnel budgets + Actively participates in the budget process and monitors for cost justification. Consults with the Director of Laboratory Services and Medical Director, as needed, and keeps the Administrative Director and Medical Director informed of issues requiring attention + Responds to events that are out of what would be considered normal operations and takes actions that are required and appropriate to ensure the continued delivery laboratory services required for patient care..*Qualifications:*.*Required qualifications for this position includes:* + Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, or an appropriately related field, from a regionally accredited college/university + MT/MLS (ASCP or equivalent) certification and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university + Six (6) years of Full time related clinical laboratory experience in the specialty in the U.S., Canada in a CAP/The Joint Commission accredited laboratory within the last six years + Must be acquired post baccalaureate degree and be under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American Board of Pathology) or an appropriately board certified medical scientist + Three (3) years of Supervisory experience.*Preferred qualifications for this position includes:* + Master's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, or an appropriately related field, from a regionally accredited college/university + Master's Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or an appropriately related field.*About the Edmonds Campus.* Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area since 1964. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system. The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes: 217 licensed beds. 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff. 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel. Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services..*We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details* .*Our Mission* Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve. Our Vision is Health for a Better World..*About Us* Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law..*Schedule:* Full-time.*Shift:* Day.*Job Category:* Non-Clinical Director/Executive.*Location:* Washington-Edmonds.*Work Locations:* Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) th Ave W Edmonds, 98026.*Req ID:* 288577

Keywords: Swedish Health Services, Edmonds , Laboratory Manager, Executive , Edmonds, Washington

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