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Banner Health Lab Manager in Greeley, Colorado

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Gen Lab-North Colorado

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

Lab

POSITION SUMMARY

This position develops, directs and manages assigned laboratory department(s) to effectively meet Company objectives.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Hires, trains and conducts performance evaluations, and directs the workflow for the departmental staff. Provides for the education, development and mentoring of staff. This position is also accountable for participating in the development and implementation of departmental goals and objectives. Ensures all goals and objectives are met timely and effectively.

  2. Prepares and/or participates in the development of the department budget in conjunction with established goals and objectives. Ensures budgetary goals are met on an annual basis.

  3. Accountable for the laboratory or laboratories maintaining accreditation with College of American Pathologists (CAP), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), licensing for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for patient care and nursing. Also ensures laboratory is compliant with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

May include monitoring activities impacted by Banner Health initiatives for patient care.

  1. Performs process management by leading and participating in task forces and councils. This includes participating in the development and implementation of processes, procedures, matrix and programs to increase operational efficiency, compliance and effectiveness, as well as ensure the delivery of quality patient and customer care by using Six Sigma and Lean.

  2. Serves as a resource and communication liaison by facilitating timely and accurate dissemination of information to Banner Health and LSA/SQL.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

DIRECTLY REPORTING

Typically provides direct supervision to 0-2 exempt technical staff and 25 to 55 non-exempt technical staff.

MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING

None

TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and manages the workflow for staff. This includes initiating promotions, transfers, and performance management actions.

SCOPE AND COMPLEXITY

Administrative responsibility of providing quality, timely, reliable and consistent services. Internal and external customers include laboratory staff, hospital staff, physician’s offices, patients, pathologists, medical directors, vendors, regulatory agencies and educational facilities. Confers with director to determine how to best accomplish functions within established procedures and guidelines including FTE’s and expense budgets. Confers with director for unusual situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS

Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds. Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids. Needs adequate color vision. Requires significant use of computer, phone and general office equipment. Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects. Ability to communicate effectively. May require off-site travel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology.

• Four (4) years’ training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty.

• Two (2) years’ supervisory experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.

• MLS or Specialty Certification.

• Workplace experience in a hospital or commercial laboratory or healthcare.

DATE APPROVED 11/05/2019

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment. https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo

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