Laboratory Assistant Manager, Core

Job Description

Job ID: 1189358
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Role Purpose

The Asst Lab Manager position will be utilized in lab areas in which the lab manager is responsible for testing or projects BJC wide and for which the lab manager is responsible for multiple testing functions , large work groups and high complexity automated technology.


  • 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.
  • Directs, supports and promotes continuous improvement of quality and service to ensure the goal of excellence in clinical outcomes.
  • Directs and manages technical and administrative aspects of the laboratory. Administers BJC policy. Acts as liaison between the laboratory and other functions of the hospital.
  • Supports BJC system wide consolidation of laboratory services and acts as liaison to those HSO's that refer testing to BJH.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments, techniques and procedures on equipment, tests, and methods as well as other information relating to the laboratory and writes, updates or reviews procedures as necessary. Has input into evaluation and selection of new technology and methodology that improve lab performance and efficiency.
  • Promotes continuos improvement of quality and service to ensure the goal of excellent clinical outcomes. Ensures maintenance of laboratory services in accordance with prescribed standards and policies of the system, government and other accreditation agencies.
  • Participates in hospital and system wide committees that support lab standardization and supply chain initiatives.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • CT-ASCP or equiv
  • HTL-ASCP or equiv
  • MT - ASCP or equiv
  • MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv

  • 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