Dignity Health Director- Lab in PHOENIX, Arizona

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at .

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Directs operations related to the clinical laboratory. Provides overall direction to laboratory managers/supervisors. Creates alignment with hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to foster open communication. Oversees all workflows to maintain the highest standard of quality and service. Prepares and manages the budget for costs related to the clinical laboratory.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Works closely with hospital staff, department directors and physicians to ensure that the highest standards of quality and service are maintained.

  • Writes and updates procedures and manuals as needed; reviews employees annually to ensure they have current information needed to perform tests and procedures.

  • Manages, updates and takes responsibility for the quality of laboratory work processes.

  • Prepares the laboratory budget for costs such as personnel, equipment, supplies and consumables, and ensures adherence to it.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive Laboratory Services experience in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science, of which three (3) of those years with an emphasis on management of a Medical Laboratory.

  • 2 years of experience in the handling and processing of stem cells - Preferred

Licensure:

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), or equivalent required. Additional state licensure as needed is required

Special Skills:

  • Business case development including financial analysis.

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Job ID 2018-58366

Employment Type Full Time

Department Clinical Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Location PHOENIX

State/Province AZ

Standard Hours 8AM to 5PM, Monday - Friday

Work Schedule 8 Hour