Associate Administrative Director Pathology Labs | Cl Labs Administration

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Associate Administrative Director Pathology Labs
Job ID: 4471
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Professional / Management
Winston-Salem, NCProfessional / Management, Medical, Healthcare10/18/2013Clinical Labs AdministrationFull-time regular, 40 hours/weekJob Summary:Assiststhe Administrative Director with the operational and clinical management functions of the Department of Pathology. Accepts medical center responsibility for coordinating initiatives and interactions with other...

Job Description


Clinical Labs Administration

Full-time regular, 40 hours/week

Job Summary:

Assiststhe Administrative Director with the operational and clinical management functions of the Department of Pathology. Accepts medical center responsibility for coordinating initiatives and interactions with other departments and the medical faculty. Responsible for maintaining appropriate and state-of-the-art medical practices for one or more disciplines in the department of pathology. Responsible for maintaining accreditation standards as defined by CAP, JCAHO, AABB, FDA and CLIA. Generates financial analysis, forecasts, pro forma's and performance reports. Coordinates, directs, teaches, manages process improvement initiatives and Six Sigma projects. Sets priorities in areas of responsibility in support of the organizational goals and targets. Takes global responsibility for all aspects of the department in the absence of the administrative director. Interacts with pathology faculty to assure quality patient care.

Education:

  • MHA or MBA Degree Required.

Experience:

  • 2 years hospital management experience.

Licensure and Certification:

  • MT(ASCP) or Equivalent Certification Preferred.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively.
  • Financial ability and interest.
  • Advanced interpersonal skill development.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

Special Characteristics:

  • Professional attitude and presentation.
  • Ability to self-motivate.
  • Flexible and innovative personality.

Assoc Admin Dir, Path Labs
Assists Administrative Director with the operational and clinical management functions of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Accepts medical center responsibility for coordinating initiatives and interactions with other departments and the medical faculty. Responsible for maintaining appropriate and state-of-the-art medical practices for one or more disciplines in the department of pathology. Responsible for maintaining accreditation standards as defined by CAP, JCAHO, AABB, FDA and CLIA. Generates financial analysis, forecasts, proformas and performance reports. Coordinates, directs, teaches, manages process improvement initiatives and Six Sigma projects. Sets priorities in areas of responsibility in support of the organizational goals and targets. Takes global responsibility for all aspects of the department in the absence of the administrative director. Interacts with pathology faculty to assure quality patient care.

Education:
MHA or MBA Degree Required.

Experience:
Two years management experience.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration:
MT (ASCP) or Equivalent Registration Preferred.

Skills & Qualifications:
Ability to listen and communicate effectively.
Financial ability and interest.
Advanced interpersonal skill development.
Demonstrated leadership ability.

Special Characteristics:
Professional attitude and presentation.
Ability to self-motivate.
Flexible and innovative personality.


Primary Accountabilities:

1. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.
Following hospital policies and procedures.
Following departmental policies and procedures.
Contributing to the overall quality of services.
Assuming responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.

2. Establishes, interprets and communicates departmental and Hospital polices and procedures.
Develops, communicates and maintains departmental policies and procedures.
Reviews policies and procedures for required updating.
Interprets and ensures Hospital and departmental policies are followed.
Assists managers and employees with policy/procedure questions.

3. Manages staff to accomplish departmental objectives.
Recruiting, interviewing and selecting applicants.
Orienting and training staff on hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Conducting 90 day and annual performance evaluations on time.
Utilizing the disciplinary process when appropriate.

4. Ensures compliance with all laboratory certification requirements as mandated by both internal and external agencies and organizations.
Maintains compliance with all laboratory certification and regulatory agencies both internal and external?such as CLIA, AABB, FDA, JCAHO and CAP.
Represents the department and hospital in activities and functions related to accreditation and certification of laboratory service.

5. Achieves financial objectives for the department(s).
Preparing annual expense budget for the department(s).
Preparing Capital Equipment requests.
Analyzing expenditures by reviewing monthly variance reports.
Monitoring salary budgets.
Recommending and implementing process changes to improve systems.

6. Leads in the development and administration of departmental functions.
Develop and evaluate departmental goals and objectives to comply with the divisional strategic plan.
Assists the Administrative Director in HSA and PSA contract development and negotiation.
Develop and monitor the strategic plan, generating financial reports and formulating marketing strategies for the pathology joint venture outreach program.
Assures that all Medical Director duties are performed and accurately recorded on the appropriate hospital forms.

7. Provides management development programs for Section Managers and/or Assistant Managers as in-service education.
Plans and/or presents structured programs on departmental procedures, technical development, inservice programs, technology development, personnel management and personnel policies/procedures.
Assures management staff development in Six Sigma and Process Management programs.
Schedules management sessions on a regular basis.
Provides follow-up to Administrative Director as to development and success of various programs.

8. Exhibits and promotes the professional image of laboratories in accordance with hospital, department, and professional society philosophies, goals and standards of laboratory testing.
Exhibits an appropriate attitude of professionalism in dealing with hospital staff, patients, visitors, coworkers and management staff.
Demonstrates commitment to the hospital and laboratory department?s philosophy, goals, management practices and general operations.
Participates in inservice and continuing education programs (minimum of 10 hours/year outside of annual required inservices).

Job Specifications

Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities:

0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing Filing/Inspections
X Walking Tours/Inspections
X Sitting Reports/personnel handling
X Bending Filing
X Reaching with arms Office duties
X Finger and hand dexterity Typing/Filing
X Talking Communicating information/ Clarifying questions/Problems
X Hearing Telephone/Face to face communications
X Seeing Filing/Paperwork
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

Work Environment:

Exposed to risk of bloodborne/airborne disease
Exposed to hazards for electrical/mechanical/power equipment
May be exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens
Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment
Moderate noise environment
Subject to many interruptions
Occasionally subject to irregular hours
Subject to stressful situations
Subject to cuts.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.



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