Blood Bank and Microbiology Laboratory, Lab Manager, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A large Level I Trauma Center hospital in the Atlanta area is seeking a General Laboratory Manager for the day shift in their busy laboratory managing 200 FTE's.


Candidates should have experience with budgets, strategic planning and be analytical thinkers. Bachelor degrees are required; masters degrees are preferred. Certification is a must. Competitive compensation package is offered along with relocation assistance.


Approximately one hour from Atlanta, this area is historic and very affordable. It has rural charm yet is close to all the amenities big cities offer. This beautiful city near Atlanta has a lot to offer including deep history as well as beauty. The parks, churches and museums are amazing. They have numerous festivals including music, crafts and the annual eight-day cherry blossom festival. There is always something to do in and around Atlanta.


Job Summary:

Responsible for the management and administrative functions for the laboratory. Responsible for policy development and implementation, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. Supervision is exercised over laboratory supervisors, clinical staff and support staff.


Skill Requirements:

  • Managing and authoring processes and procedures

  • Training and presenting technical information to staff

  • QA/QC of the departments

  • Fiscal and budgeting responsibilities


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Evaluating laboratory operations consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department

  • Ensuring maintenance of medical laboratory equipment performance by developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair

  • Maintaining medical laboratory supplies inventory, determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies

  • Maintaining laboratory productivity, monitoring workload, identifying peak and slack periods

  • Participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing QC & QA programs

  • Maintaining medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees, counseling, reviewing/evaluating and disciplining employees as needed

  • Complying with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements

  • Contributing to benchwork as needed


Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required; master’s degree preferred

  • ASCP is required

  • Five (5) or more years of supervisory experience is required


HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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