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 Laboratory Manager - Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States

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Posted by: Summit Health 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: qle3PBtzUHsByGM9AWWe1E6g7skamL / Latpro-3840191 
Date posted: Nov-12-2021
State, Zip: New Jersey, 07922


Full-Time Laboratory Manager Summit Health Position Summary: The Manager, Laboratory is responsible for the overall management and direction of the operation and staffing of the Laboratory Department. Essential Job functions: Manages the fiscal resources of the department in a manner that is financially responsible and consistent with the overall goals of the organization by: Preparing timely budgets consistent with the financial plan. Efficiently managing resources: labor, services, supplies, materials, communication/data, and space Identifying opportunities to improve performance e.g. LOS, utilization of resources (overtime, supplies), variances Analyzing work processing and removing inefficiencies. Reduces re-work and wasted materials/resources. Involving staff in cost containment Demonstrates visibility and builds trust among team members; seeks opportunities to reward and recognize staff; fosters strong team cohesiveness within own area of responsibility: Creating an environment that yields efficient and effective work processes Clearly defining roles and relationships within the team; cultivating strong working relationships among its members Providing direct feedback to others; responds to staff issues quickly and directly Empowering staff to share in decisions that affect their practice; recognizes the value of their contributions Keeping projects on track; working with team to eliminate or minimize barriers. Addresses obstacles as they arise; coaches to minimize impact Manages and develops human resources consistent with organizational values, guidelines, regulatory agencies, established contracts and legal requirements by: Ensuring that staff qualifications are consistent with job responsibilities; job descriptions reflect accurately performance expectations and requirements Following Human Resources Guidelines for hiring, managing performance, and participation in workplace activities and services Exercising discretion and astuteness during the interview and hiring process Evaluating performance and competency to perform job duties within prescribed timeframes Participating in the development and orientation of direct reports, managers and staff Providing regular and constructive feedback. Offers negative feedback privately; respects confidentiality at all levels. Promotes the use of information technology by: Demonstrating an understanding of relevant applications used in area of responsibility. Examining work processes to identify what can be more effective through technology. Using technology to increase productivity. Ensuring personal and staff proficiency in use of technology; keeping skills up to date. Evaluates departmental needs to assure established quality patient services and makes recommendations to the Director. Participates in Quality Assessment & Improvement activities by gathering data and reporting events as reflected in the annual evaluation. Coordinates all departmental purchases and maintains adequate levels of supplies. Ensures proper completion of incident reports concerning employees and patients. Verifies and authenticates computer reports or other means required to supply necessary data to the payroll department for accurate and proper payment of personnel. Plans, conducts, and distributes minutes of monthly staff meetings with assigned office. Collaborates with others to develop, revise or review departmental policies / guidelines / standards. Communicates all corporate policies & procedures and guidelines to staff and serves as a liaison between staff and the Medical Team/Management. Plans & implements an effective departmental orientation. Provides in-servicing training to employees on proper use of equipment. Monitors departmental productivity measurements, TAT, reports status and takes appropriate action. Oversees Lab Quality Assurance program. Develops & monitors a quality control system making changes as necessary. Maintains compliance with all regulatory requirements. Responsible for the maintenance and quality control of departmental equipment and proper use by employees. Plans for and acts on changes in the business and market environment. Serves on various committees as appropriate. General Job functions: Responsible for all laboratory operations. Ensures that all lab results are reported using sound judgment. Responsible for the integrity of Laboratory Information System and its interfaces with other SMG systems. Supervises departmental computer downtime procedures. Oversees proficiency testing in a manner and time frame that is consistent with good laboratory practice. Responsible for "on-time" submission of proficiency testing and acceptable results. Ensures that daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly instrument maintenance is performed by technicians. Ensures maintenance contracts are current and necessary PMs are performed. Performs or assigns to staff, R&D evaluations for new laboratory testing to increase laboratory revenues. Responsible for follow-up on all laboratory customer service issues. Physical Job Requirements: Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking) Environmental Risks: Sharps Latex Blood-borne Pathogens: Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or tissue specimens Contact with patients or patient specimens is possible Unplanned or unexpected exposure Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred. 5-8 years' experience required. 8+ years' preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to lead and manage a department (team). Ability to use problem solving, critical thinking and priority setting skills. Ability to perform diversified duties with time limitations with a high degree of accuracy. Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail). Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment. Mohamed Abdelrehim Recruitment Specialist, Human Resources Summit Health 1 Diamond Hill Road Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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