Manager, Laboratory - Geisinger Community Medical Center (Full Time) (Days)
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Job Title: Manager, Laboratory - Geisinger Community Medical
Center (Full Time) (Days)
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Lab
Work Type: Full time
Department: Laboratory Administration Division
Date Posted: 10/03/2022
Job ID: R-38547
Job Summary$12,500 sign on incentive for qualified applicants!
Manages and coordinates, in collaboration with the Laboratory
Medical Director, the complete resources of the Department of
Laboratory Medicine at assigned laboratories. Assures that daily
operational activities support efficient, high-quality clinical
laboratory services. Collaborates with and supports system
laboratory doctoral and technical specialists as required to
achieve system-wide quality and standardization goals.
- Plans and oversees the coordination of Laboratory operations,
including staffing and scheduling, communications, workload
analysis, workflow, facilities, equipment, supplies, security,
environmental utilities, safety and health, interdepartmental
relations, referred tests, time keeping and payroll.
- Assures maintenance of licensure and proficiency testing
- Leads and coordinates submission of annual budgets.
- Assures coordination of submitted budget with medical
laboratories strategic plan and annual business plan goals.
- Provides comprehensive planning process within the laboratory
and customer base to assure thorough budget submission.
- Monitors Laboratory financial performance; addresses variances
and coordinates plans to resolve variances.
- Reviews management reports for accuracy and initiates or
delegates corrective action for discrepancies with the management
group or Laboratory Financial Manager.
- Leads planning and revisions of cost analysis systems to
establish and maintain integrity of Laboratory costing data for
decision-making and management purposes; responsible for
reliability of credit systems, payment of invoices, crediting of
- Collaborates with medical laboratories Director of Laboratory
Excellence to assure compliance with governmental regulations and
- Remains abreast of legislation pertaining to Laboratory.
- Ensures operational changes necessary to promote compliance and
- Supports principles and initiatives of the Quality Program to
achieve error reduction and service improvement.
- Oversees and assures compliance with departmental, hospital and
system policies and procedures.
- Develops and implements Laboratory administrative polices in
accordance with System and medical laboratories policies and
- Provides guidance on personnel matters including hiring,
orientation, competency, staff development, performance
evaluations, discipline and firing; maintains overall
responsibility for timeliness and adequacy of job descriptions,
personnel records, salary administration, continuing education,
advanced stages of discipline and termination.
- Assures completion of and coordinates review and revision of
required departmental policy manuals, including Fire and Safety,
Chemical Hygiene, Laboratory Test Catalog, Disaster Plan, Lab
Administrative Policies, and medical laboratories Laboratory
Information Systems Operational Policies.
- Works closely with the Laboratory Information Systems and
Laboratory Information Technology teams to assure comprehensive
integration of IT resources and Laboratory support infrastructure
resources to the Laboratory operation, its medical laboratories
counterparts, and its entire customer base.
- Supports the planning and implementation of Pathology
- Implements and coordinates efforts to promote Laboratory
professions, integrating and coordinating efforts with those of
medical laboratories goals.Work is typically performed in a
clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position.
Position Details$12,500 sign-on incentive for qualified
applicants!Geisinger Community Medical Center (GCMC) is looking for
a day-shift laboratory manager to join our growing team!GCMC is a
Level 2 trauma center with approximately 300 beds and is part of
Geisinger Health System. -This CAP-accredited laboratory supports
services for chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology,
transfusion medicine, coagulation, urinalysis and limited
microbiology and molecular testing. -In 2021, GCMC ran over two
million billable tests. The successful candidate for this role will
bring energy, leadership, and direction and have at least 8 years'
experience. This role will work closely with a team, provide
oversight of operations, and promote efficient and effective
laboratory services in accordance with regulatory agencies,
department standards for quality, and system-wide
standardization.This role oversees five (5) supervisor-level direct
reports, as well as participates on a best practice team with a
doctoral director. This role will include overseeing the buildout
of the brand-new lab at Geisinger's forthcoming Dickson City Cancer
Center.Previous experience with Epic/Beaker is a plus.Benefits
start on day one of employment -and include comprehensive health
coverage, generous PTO, 5% retirement contribution, fertility and
adoption support (including IVF), and more! Geisinger supports your
continued education and certification. Tuition reimbursement is
available for all full-time employees for job-related
undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.
EducationBachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Required)
ExperienceMinimum of 4 years-Related work experience (Required)
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about
caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger
family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone
as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure
colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our
knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the
caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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