Responsible for the administrative operation of the laboratory, the administration of the departmental budget, and the maintenance of effective physician and intradepartmental relations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, coordinate, and direct the day-to-day activities of the Department of Pathology to ensure efficient, effective and economical utilization of space, personnel, and other laboratory resources.
Consult with Chief Pathologist to plan and develop objectives and goals for the department.
Coordinate all purchases of supplies, minor/capital equipment, invoice payment to laboratory services.
Direct laboratory business practices to ensure efficient and accurate patient/institutional fees and coding.
Establish and ensure compliance with all accrediting and regulatory standards, i.e. JCAHO, CAP, FDA, CMS, OSHA, and other agencies/organizations.
Participate, promote, and provide educational and professional activities.
Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with laboratory personnel, pathologists, medical staff, other departments, other hospitals/laboratories, VHA, and vendors.
Facilitate and support approved projects and initiatives, i.e., information system planning/implementation, productivity, efficiency, and quality improvement efforts.
Produce laboratory financial and statistical reports, i.e., monthly responsibility reports, laboratory charges reports, and revenue reports.
Serve on committees and improvement teams to coordinate activities as they relate to pathology, i.e., diagnostic services, medical review, and quality assurance.
Consult and collaborate with other laboratory directors to achieve clinical integration, standardization, compliance, and to capture advantage due to economies of scale.
Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:
The ideal candidate must have strong written, verbal and communication skills and have the ability to develop cooperative relationships with laboratory personnel, pathologists, medical staff, and other departments, hospitals, VHA, and vendors. Five years of operational management including three years in healthcare is required. A Master's degree (e.g. MA, MS, MBA, MSN, MSW) or equivalent (e.g. CPA, PE, etc) is preferred.
- EDUCATION - Bachelors
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years experience required
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Reg/Cert in Lab Svcs-(LAB C/R)
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!