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Lab Manager - Histology *$2,500 Sign On Bonus*

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2018-R0165735 Requisition #
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Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the direct management of the Chemistry, Hematology, Reference testing, and Rapid Response Lab sections of the laboratory.  Will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and supervising of the activities on the day shift, adhering to policies and procedures established to ensure a smooth flow of activities and efficiencies.  Oversees technical and quality aspects of Lab instrumentation and test methodology development.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIRED:
*Bachelor’s Degree

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
*Six (6) years leadership experience

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Interpersonal skills in dealing with staff and physicians as well as other hospital personnel will be required for this position.  Verbal skills to effectively communicate when resolving problems and providing direction to staff and analytical ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Participates in the development of policies and procedures and
    communicates and executes these policies after approval.
2. Responsible for long range planning for the efficient operation of the
    Chemistry, Hematology, Reference testing, and Rapid Response Lab
    sections.
3. Oversees all technical activities, to include evaluation and selection of
    equipment, new test development, and problem resolution.
4. Ensures that appropriate equipment and supplies are available to carry out
    the Functions of the shifts by training the staff in troubleshooting
    functions.
5. Responsible for the recruiting, hiring and training of new personnel, also
     the evaluation, counseling and termination of staff, when required.
6. Ensures that all quality control programs (including preventative
    maintenance) are maintained according to JCAHO, CAP, CLIA and other
    regulatory agency requirements.
7. Participates in the annual budget preparation, recommending staffing and
    supply needs.
8. Maintains intra and interdepartmental lines of communication, exercising a
    high degree of understanding and patience.
9. Responsible for the review of staff competency in sections of direct
     supervision and Develops action plans for staff when necessary for job
     performance improvement.

About Us


Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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