Assistant Director, Laboratory Services
University of South Alabama - Alabama

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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.

Essential Functions:

Abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization's values; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; maintains expertise; participates in continuing education activities; requires minimal supervision to safely perform patient care/essential functions; utilizes proper body mechanics when: moving, positioning and transferring patients without assistance or with assistance when needed for patient safety or moving equipment/supplies that is necessary to perform essential functions; disciplines employees and corrects performance; conducts interviews and assists in hiring prospective employees; ensures that laboratory meets regulatory requirements; assists with budget preparation; meets budgeted expense goal; assists in developing laboratory policies and procedures; complies with quality assurance activities; solves internal and external problems; supervises clerical and phlebotomy staff; evaluates and implements new equipment and procedures; provides continuing education to employees; acts as education coordinator for CLS student rotations; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages and digital pager; maintains accurate and complete records by: developing schedules and ensuring proper staffing levels, maintaining and updating procedure manuals, evaluating employee performance and competency assessment and documenting customer complaints, ordering, and registration errors and reporting each to supervisor for corrective action; accepts and completes all duties positively and without conflict; cooperates, helps others and improves the performance of the unit; completes all mandatory unit, educational and hospital requirements; utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of the job; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; demonstrates the ability to provide competent patient care to the following patient populations: Neonate, Infant-Toddler/Preschool, School age/Adolescent, Reproductive Age, Post/Peri Menopausal; participates on committees as assigned; participates in Performance Improvement activities through quality measurement or participation of ICARE process as assigned; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime and call 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.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and five years progressively responsible Medical Technologist experience, two of which were as a supervisor. Registered with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Working Days and Hours:

Primarily Monday - Friday
Primarily 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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