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Laboratory Services Manager (cg-es)

Laboratory | San Antonio, TX | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

Laboratory Services Manager

Work Location:  San Antonio TX

Job Summary/Description 

Responsible for the efficient operation of multiple laboratory facilities. Ensures smooth running, efficient laboratories providing accurate, timely patient results. Ensures awareness of and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding testing and safety. Develops and monitors all testing. Assures quality patient care is maintained through quality laboratory testing and results. Responsible for the structure, organization, daily, and long-term operations of the laboratories. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)

  • Directs the performance of multiple laboratories through scheduling, work prioritization and supervision. Oversees all facets of laboratory testing and functions.
  • Acts as working technical supervisor for the laboratory. Performs routine tests as required and develops knowledge of more complex tests to perform as needed.
  • Supervises laboratory personnel. Evaluates qualifications of potential employees; interviews and hires; monitors and evaluates competency and performance of all personnel on an ongoing basis. Trains or assigns training of lab personnel. Provides for continuing education program and monitors employee participation. Schedules laboratory personnel.
  • Establishes and monitors quality assurance, quality control, proficiency testing and routine maintenance policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and monitors policies and procedures for overall testing performance. Selects, evaluates, develops, and validates all test methods. Writes new test procedures and maintains a current procedure manual.
  • Establishes a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed and establishes the parameter for acceptable levels of analytic performance and ensures that these levels are maintained throughout the testing process.
  • Reviews patient test results, quality control, proficiency testing and maintenance records. Exercises professional judgment while ensuring that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning. Resolves technical problems and ensures remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Maintains awareness of and compliance with state and federal regulations regarding laboratory operations and licensing.
  • Maintains awareness of and compliance with state and federal OSHA regulations and other safety regulations. Enforces safety standards. Maintains employee health records when mandated.
  • Orders supplies and equipment. Evaluates new equipment and reagents for technical suitability and cost effectiveness. Performs cost analysis on major equipment purchases.
  • Analyzes true cost of providing individual tests and other laboratory services. Recommends pricing of tests and other services based on this analysis.
  • Monitors and evaluates laboratory testing reimbursement.
  • Interfaces with laboratory vendors and contractors to develop working relationships and cost-effective pricing.
  • Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.

Performs laboratory budgeting and cost analysis.

  • Assists in budgeting, cost analysis, marketing, and managed care contracts for the practice.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable labor laws.
  • Interfaces with other disciplines (i.e. nursing, clerical) to ensure a smoothly functioning and efficient operation.
  • Participates in practice strategic planning. Participates in practice committees as required.
  • Acts as a resource for laboratory related information to other disciplines.
  • Maintains laboratory-specific personnel file.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related science field.
  • Minimum seven (7) years’ experience in laboratory testing, including at least five years in a supervisory capacity.
  • ASCP or equivalent certification required.
  • Current state licensure as required.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals.  The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients.  It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.   

EEOC Statement

We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.