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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/28/2016

HCA Healthcare Iola, KS

Iola, KS
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Code: 8200-000479


Days (rotating weekends)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Ensures that delivery of service is produced in a timely, accurate and cost effective manner.

* Ensures standards for test and treatment quality, equipment and personnel performance are maintained and that cost-effective technology is used to maximize quality.

* Ensures fixed assets are preserved. Initiates recommendations on purchases of new equipment and improvements to facility property.

* Develops, monitors and reports on operating costs within functional areas. Makes recommendations and implements solutions to cost containment issues.

* Ensures orders are produced and followed according to specifications and quality standards are met.

* Addresses issues related to safety, security, employee relations, scheduling, training, etc. Adheres to company policy and administers practices in a fair and equitable manner.

* Develops and manages budget. Controls expenses effectively.

* Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.

* Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance.

* Participates in hospital-wide quality assurance program.

* Ensures policies and procedures are in place and appropriately utilized to maintain department accreditations, CLIA, Blood Bank, etc.

* Plans and coordinates daily activities for department personnel to maximize efficiency and productivity.

* Completes timecards for payroll and productivity reports.

* Reports medical errors in a timely and accurate manner.

* Identifies equipment deficiencies and applies corrective action.

* Maintains documented proficiencies of department employees.

* Assists when needed to prevent excessive workload and to assist in staffing during employee absences.

* Maintains current knowledge of state, federal and local regulations that could affect the operations of the department and the hospital.

* Coordinates and integrates services within the department and with other departments.

* Provides orientation, inservice education and continuing education for all persons in the department.

* Ensures the safety and comfort of the patients and the health and safety of employees.

* Facilitates department meetings and ensures written minutes are available and submitted in a timely manner.

* Establishes and maintains a system of administrative records and reports as required.

B.S. in Medical Technology required, Advanced Degree preferred
Must meet supervisory qualifications for ASCP
Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience and 2-3 years management experience
Knowledge of laboratory systems

Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 08/15/2016