The USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital is one of six freestanding hospitals in the United States dedicated specifically to the unique health care needs of children, women and infants. The USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.
Holds 24-hour accountability for the operation of the department; utilizes all available resources to assure effective performance of the department; provides appropriate staffing levels and skill mix to support departmental functions; performs personnel functions for the department, i.e., recruitment, hiring, disciplinary actions, evaluations, counseling and education and follows university and hospital policy related to personnel functions; documents all personnel actions appropriately; supports all personnel as valuable assets to the institution; demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, coaches and mentors staff; develops an annual budget that meets the department needs within the framework of available resources; coordinates with other department heads for effective resource use; monitors budgetary expense and revenues, identifies variances and adjusts spending accordingly; utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of the job; evaluates and recommends space allocation and design for the needs of the department; develops, implements and updates policies and procedures in a collaborative and interdepartmental process according to JCAHO and hospital standards; prepares and reviews bids, systems of acquisition, distribution and use of supplies, materials and equipment; supports the mission of the University of South Alabama by: translating and incorporating institutional mission, vision and values to staff and others, providing an environment that is supportive of medical, nursing and allied health students, performs all duties in a professional and timely manner, serves as professional role model for all staff; utilizes a computer and appropriate software to generate reports and correspondence both written and electronic; abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization's values; facilitates staff participation in in-services and educational offerings to learn new skills and for continued development; assures personnel are competent to carry out their essential functions and that competency skills are completed annually; monitors work performance of staff; completes staff evaluations in a timely manner according to policy; develops a plan of action for employees who are below satisfactory in their evaluation and completes re-evaluation in the appropriate time frame; participates in the strategic planning activities for the department and institution; develops a strategic plan for the department that supports the institution’s overall plan; translates the department or institution strategic plan to staff, ensuring support of the plan, and modifying the plan in response to changing internal and external factors; assumes accountability for current standards established by professions, regulatory and governmental agencies; determines, translates and implements relevant standards and promotes department compliance; maintains standards of practice consistent with current research findings; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among disciplines/departments to assure effective delivery of services to support quality patient care; encourages and participates in planning and program development to facilitate the effective delivery of services that support quality patient care; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages and beeper in a timely manner; develops and maintains a performance improvement program for the department utilizing the ICARE methodology; performs those functions for which they are licensed; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required. The position for which you are applying requires, pursuant to state and/or federal laws, rules and/or regulation, the University of South Alabama to engage in a background check and assessment of your trustworthiness and reliability. Pursuant to the Alabama Office of Radiation Control, the University may rely on the applicant’s personnel file to assess the applicant’s trustworthiness and reliability if the applicant has been an employee of the University of South Alabama for at least three consecutive years immediately prior to completing an application for employment in this position. If the applicant has not been employed at the University of South Alabama for at least three consecutive years immediately prior to completing an application for employment in this position, the assessment of trustworthiness and reliability may require the University and/or its designated contractors to seek references regarding your trustworthiness and reliability from references provided by you and from references not provided by you.
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and six years progressively responsible Medical Technologist experience, three of which were as a supervisor. Registered with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
Working Days and Hours:
Primarily Monday - Friday
Rotating Day Shift
University of South Alabama - 11 months ago
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