BJC Careers

Laboratory Manager

Saint Louis, MO
Laboratory


Job Description

Job ID: 1171544
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.

Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care. 

Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.

Laboratory Administration includes Management, LIS, Transcription and Phlebotomy Services.


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Role Purpose

Responsible for managing and planning technical and administrative (finance, personnel, accreditation, purchasing, etc.) aspects of department services.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Directs and manages all technical and administrative aspects of the laboratory. Administer BJC policy as well as setting local policy for clinical quality, human resources, finance, and regulatory. Acts as liaison between laboratory and other functions of the hospital or system.
  • Directs, supports and promotes continuous improvement of quality and service to ensure the goal of excellence in clinical outcomes.
  • Researches, evaluates, selects and implements systems which improve efficiency of department operations
  • Ensures maintenance of laboratory services and quality in accordance with prescribed standards and policies of the system, government and other accreditation agencies.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv

  • Preferred Requirements

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

    Experience

  • 10+ years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer