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Hospital Laboratory Director

Company: HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description This position is incentive eligible.

IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a Hospital Laboratory Director you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Hospital Laboratory Director where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Director of Laboratory is responsible for directing the 24-hour operations and activities of the clinical laboratory to meet organizational and regulatory requirements. Responsible for laboratory specimen collection, specimen management, clerical functions, in-house and referral testing services. Actively participates in strategic and budgetary planning for assigned areas of responsibility. Provides direction to department personnel to achieve operational and technical objectives including workflow design, service quality, financial performance, regulatory compliance, personnel management, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.Management Functions:
    • Concurrently monitors employee and departmental performance to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, timelines and regulatory requirements
    • Reviews all departmental policies and procedures at least annually and revises, as needed.
    • Develops, implements and monitors new policies and procedures as needed
    • Ensures that department employees attend all mandatory IRL/departmental in-services and staff meetingsQuality Improvement Functions:
      • Develops monitoring systems for the collection, documentation and reporting of quality assessment and improvement data; extracts pertinent information from quality assessment and improvement studies, initiates corrective action plans, and re-monitors results
      • Evaluates existing systems and processes and develops corrective action plans for service/quality trends identified Initiates changes and monitors for improvement
      • Ensures that departments proactively respond to feedback from customers (internal and external) and implements improvement mechanisms to enhance the overall ability of the department to meet the customer's needs for laboratory servicesFiscal Functions:
        • Concurrently monitors resource utilization, including payroll, supplies and expenses, client volume and revenue variation reports, outpatient volume reports, mileage and expense logs; participates in MOR. Takes action immediately, as needed, to rectify problems
        • Responsible to ensure the weekly and monthly corporate key indicators are an accurate measurement of past and current performance for a basis for proactive response to a changing environment
        • Ensures legal and ethical practices are always maintained
        • Prepares and submits capital expenditure requests, department projections and annual budget.Human Resource Functions:
          • Monitors and evaluates the activities of the staff and provides management, coaching, guidance, delegation opportunities, and on-the-job training and re-training as necessary to ensure operational efficiency and adherence to policies and procedures; fosters open communication by offering, encouraging, and accepting suggestions from staff regarding department operations
          • Screens, interviews and selects qualified individuals for open positions within the department
          • Reviews all department employee job descriptions at least annually and revises, as needed. Provides employees with a new job description if substantive changes are made
          • Completes and conducts performance evaluations for all staff under direct supervision after three months of employment and annually, in a timely manner
          • Maintains department education files, including new employee orientation checklist, equipment training checklist, mandatory in-service attendance confirmation and continuing education
          • Develops and monitors improvement action plans, as needed, to correct poor job performance
          • Initiates counseling and discipline according to policies and procedures
          • Terminations, status changes, and other personnel actions are completed in a timely fashion
          • Reviews and approves payroll time sheets, purchasing requisitions, check requests, and scheduling requests
          • Employee injuries are reported within specified time frames and IRL policy/procedure for work related injuries is followed and supportedProfessional Functions:
            • Directs and organizes the operations of the hospital rapid-response laboratories through the appropriate, delegation of responsibilities and authority and overall direction of the hospital laboratory management team.
            • Effectively communicates with IRL System personnel at all levels to coordinate efforts meet special needs and address problems or concerns.
            • Works with IRL System management team to maintain regular, two-way communications and integration of core laboratory and hospital personnel. Conducts regular Town Hall Meetings at all IRL System facilities and is accountable for contributing to quarterly newsletters for IRL System personnel.
            • Effectively works with all levels of IRL and hospital management and employees to ensure a service delivery system, which sets standards of excellence in terms of quality, response time, and overall user satisfaction.
            • Meets regularly with appropriate IRL System counterparts to ensure effective inter-departmental interfaces are established, maintained and enhanced.
            • Continually monitors and stays abreast of legislative and regulatory changes affecting the laboratory industry, and ensures changes are accurately communicated to affected departments and implemented on a timely basis.
            • Investigates, recommends and purchases equipment, supplies and instrumentation appropriate to current and planned future needs.What qualifications you will need:
              • Bachelor's Degree, or Master's Degree
              • State of Florida Supervisor's License in at least 3 areas: Blood Bank/Immunohematology - Chemistry - Hematology - Histology - Microbiology - Serology/Immunology
              • Five years of experience at a supervisory level in a clinical laboratory setting
              • This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). is a full service providerfor clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients withtimely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fullyautomated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo,Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in fourHCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercialaccounts.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Hospital Laboratory Director opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.LAB-AFHP

Keywords: HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, Sarasota , Hospital Laboratory Director, Executive , Sarasota, Florida

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