Laboratory Corporation of America Systems Operations Manager in Hazard, Kentucky
Labcop is seeking a Systems Operations Manager for the Eastern Kentucky/West Virginia region.
The System Operations Manager needs to have a broad knowledge of clinical medicine and where the laboratory fits in the healthcare system. The Director needs to have an understanding of:
Basic Medical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Point of Care Testing
Physician Office workflow and needs
Quality Management Systems
Business Management, budget, operating expenses and capital equipment
The System Operations Manager needs to have experience with:
Active participation in hospital committees
Active collaboration with other departments in patient care , service levels and performance improvement activities
Initiating improved methods of service and direct their implementation
Fiscal operation of the laboratory
Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to determine appropriate course of action in complex situations
Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, attentive to detail and maintain a positive attitude
Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
Ability to travel a minimum of 25-30%
Use scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a relevant concentration
Minimum 5 years of experience as a Manager in a Hospital Setting
Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
Prior experience with managing costs and the overall budget preferred
Excellent computer skills; experience with an LIS
Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
Must possess a valid Drivers License
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.