Manager of Pathology - Pavilion for Women (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Manager of Pathology - Pavilion for Women (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 147520

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW LAB-SPECIMEN MANAGEMENT

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Pathology Manager – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for providing effective leadership and efficient operation of their responsible section(s) and/or shifts of the laboratory in compliance with departmental and institutional goals. This role will be primarily responsible for Coordinating, supervising, and managing section activities to ensure that high quality laboratory services and testing are provided to patients in a timely and cost effective manner.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Manages Human Resources activities
  • Interviews, selects, and orients new employees
  • Ensures Implementation of a training and competency program for all employees (new hires, existing employees, and those requiring retraining)
  • Ensures documentation of staff participation and outcomes from all training and competency assessment
  • Ensures staffing schedules are prepared and posted per department policy
  • Mentors, coaches, counsels. Identify and mentor staff interested in advancement and job enrichment
  • Monitors and maintains positive work climate
  • Manages the performance of routine and complex procedures
  • Recognizes and solves administrative/operational problems
  • Monitors workflow, TATs and other performance metrics; adjusts daily assignments as needed
  • Liaison/communicates with other sections, departments, physicians, nursing personnel, vendors, and others
  • Communicates and collaborates with Pathology leadership on operational issues and future needs
  • Oversees the quality control/quality assurance programs
  • Reviews Event Tracking (both Hospital and departmental) entries and develops and implements action plans as needed; ensures that QA review adequately delineates the cause of errors and events attributed to lack of understanding or technical knowledge, poorly defined policies and procedures
  • Manages financial operations
  • Monitors supply expenses and usage of consumables to stay within budget
  • Monitors financial performance with goal of meeting budget targets


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical, or biological science 
  • 2 years experience in a laboratory setting 
  • 4 years supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory is preferred 
  • Certification in one of the preferred licenses/certifications listed below may substitute for one (1) year of experience: MT-ASCP - Cert-Medical Technician, MLS-ASCP - Cert-Medical Lab Scientist, CLS - Cert Laboratory Science, MB-ASCP - Cert-Tech Molecular Biology, MP-ASCP - Cert-Tech Molecular Pathology, BB-ASCP - Cert-Tech Blood Bank, C-ASCP - Cert-Technologist in Chemistry, H-ASCP - Cert-Technologist Hematology, M-ASCP - Cert-Technologist Microbiology, AMT - American Medical Technologist, Specialist in Cytometry, SCYM 
  • Knowledge of laboratory operations, multiple/varied clinical instrumentation and equipment, and Microbiology and Serology techniques, procedures, and principles
  • Ability to operate a personal computer, think independently, resolve problems and make decisions based on an in-depth knowledge of laboratory techniques, principles, instruments, and their interrelationships
  • Good communication, people, and customer service skills are required, especially in resolving problems and conflicts


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