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Lab Manager

We Are Hiring

Position: Lab Manager
Location: St Vincent's Birmingham
Shift: Full Time; Day

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Lab Manager with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to manage the daily operations of the Laboratory.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develops specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, standards and initiatives.
  • Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. Performs and oversees scheduling, recruitment, and payroll.
  • Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations. Determines and justifies needs for equipment purchases.
  • Implements PI measures to enhance safety and efficiency of the Laboratory department.
  • Works closely with service line directors and managers to resolve operational issues, interdepartmental/physician concerns within the health system

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Medical Technologist (ASCP) or Medical Lab Scientist credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of experience as a Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Scientist required. 1 year of leadership or management experience in a Lab required.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                        
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
 
E-Verify Statement
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 369263
Category: Laboratory
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents Birmingham
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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