Medical Lab Director Genoa Healthcare
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Job Description:
The Medical Director is responsible for the overall operation, leadership, direction, and administration of the Clinical Laboratory in accordance with Federal Regulations governing clinical laboratories. Oversight of new technical policies, procedures, quality control and quality assurance will be included in this role.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's laboratory operations and performance.
The Medical Director is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the laboratory, including the employment of personnel who are competent to perform test procedures, and record and report test results promptly, accurate, and proficiently and for assuring compliance with the applicable regulation.
Ensure that testing systems developed and used for each of the tests performed in the laboratory provide quality laboratory services for all aspects of test performance, which includes the pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases of testing.
Ensure that the physical plant and environment conditions of the laboratory are appropriate for the testing performed and provide a safe environment in which employees are protected from physical, chemical and biological hazards
Ensure that the test methodologies selected have the capability of providing the quality of results required for patient care; verification procedures used are adequate to determine the accuracy, precision and other pertinent performance characteristics of the method; and laboratory personnel are performing the test methods as required for accurate and reliable results.
Ensure that the laboratory is enrolled in an HHS approved proficiency testing program for the testing performed and that the proficiency testing samples are tested as required by CLIA; the results are returned within the timeframes established by the proficiency testing program; all proficiency testing reports are reviewed by the appropriate staff to evaluate the laboratory?s performance and to identify any problems that require corrective action; and an approved corrective action plan is followed when any proficiency testing results are found to be unacceptable or unsatisfactory.
Ensure that the quality control and quality assurance programs are established and maintained to assure the quality of laboratory services provided and to identify failures in quality as they occur.
Ensure the establishment and maintenance of acceptable levels of analytical performance for each test system.
Ensure that policies and procedures are established for monitoring individuals who conduct preanalytical, analytical and postanalytical phases of testing to assure that they are competent and maintain their competency to process specimens, perform test procedures and report test results promptly and proficiently, and whenever necessary, identify needs for remedial training or continuing education to improve skills.
Perform other duties as required.
Perform other responsibilities as mandated by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and any other pertinent local, state or federal regulations.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Doctor of Medicine
Five to ten years related experience in a clinical laboratory
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Certified in anatomic or clinical pathology, or both, by the American Board of Pathology or the American Osteopathic Board of Pathology or possess qualifications that are equivalent to those required for such certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.
Knowledgeable of academic medical settings and a proven track record of successfully working in such settings.
A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
An intelligent, articulate team player who can relate to people at all levels of the organization and who possesses excellent communication skills.
An effective educator who is willing to share information and serve as a mentor.
An excellent negotiator who is experienced in contract development and management.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to the Board and other stakeholders.
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