Director of Pathology Administration

 
Position: Director of Pathology Administration

Job ID: 155416

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Lab - Administration

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Director of Pathology Administration -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide administrative leadership and oversight for Pathology services including short- and long-term strategic planning, operational and financial planning and management, and implementation, as well as review and assessment of departmental and institutional quality programs.
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Responsibilities :

Works collaboratively with administrative and professional staff leadership to define level and scope of services for the Department of Pathology
• Ensures operational efficiency and effectiveness appropriate to level and scope of services and quality performance goals
• Works collaboratively with the Hospital administrative and professional leadership to plan for and ensure ongoing staffing levels and competency necessary to meet service demands as well as quality and financial goals
• Jointly reviews outcomes of the quality plan and works with administrative and professional leadership to achieve appropriate performance improvement
• Coordinates planning for and preparation of annual operating budgets of the department in collaboration with administrative and professional leaders
• Manages the operating budget to ensure cost effective utilization of financial and human resources, in collaboration with the Practice Administrator
• Ensures that information acquisition, integration and distribution conforms to regulatory requirement, accreditation standards, Medical Staff Medical Records Committee policies and procedures



Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or BS with one year of clinical rotation required
• Master’s degree in business administration or health care administration preferred
• AMT certification preferred
• 5 years in a pathology lab environment, 3 of which are supervisory experience required
• Experience in a pediatric hospital setting and/or a non-profit/teaching hospital preferred



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