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Director, Clinical Laboratories

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Oakland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:ABSMC-Summit CampusPosition Overview: Provides overall administrative and clinical leadership for inpatient and/or outpatient laboratory services which may include one or more patient care teams. Establishes and implements goals, standards and practices that guide and support patient care initiatives while ensuring the delivery of high-value quality care and exceptional care experiences. Develops and fosters a solid partnership with physicians, medical staff and Sutter Health leaders, care teams and other employees to facilitate and collaborate on initiatives, to resolve operational challenges and/or to improve processes. Works with senior leadership to develop and establish short- and long-term strategic plans that complement system, operating unit or affiliate goals and initiatives, including business, operations, and/or organizational priorities. Sets priorities and allocates resources to align with business objectives and annual plan. Develops and establishes the direction of policies and procedures, and sets a structure for providing safe, consistent and effective patient care. Establishes overall operating and capital budget with input from management team, ensuring financial targets are achieved and variances are addressed timely.Job Description:EDUCATIONBachelor's: Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science or Healthcare related field or equivalent education/experienceCERTIFICATION & LICENSURECLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist PREFERED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED12 years experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)12 years experience in supervision.12 years experience of budgeting and fiscal management.12 years experience working physicians and medical staff leadership12 years experience in survey protocols on a department and organizational level (Joint Commission, State, etc)12 years experience with electronic health record applications

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEDemonstrates clinical proficiency and knowledge of Laboratory Science to effectively plan and coordinate Laboratory activities consistent with applicable standards and regulations.Working knowledge and thorough understanding of state/federal/local and/or accreditation standards and requirements as it relates to operations and organization, with the ability interpret and implement applicable standards and requirements.Knowledge of emerging treads and regulatory changes, and how it impacts operations.Solid understanding of operations and workflows, and how department s process/workflow impacts other department operations.Understands business and operational requirements, demonstrating ability to design and establish goals to meet long and short- term objectives.Demonstrates credible leadership presence, with the ability to respond to questions with logic, clarity, calmness and authority; and the ability to motivate and engage others.Ability to build and establish effective working partnership with employees, peers and leaders to achieve business objectives.Collaboration skills to facilitate open sharing of information and cooperation with various stakeholders.Ability to handle difficult circumstances and make sound business decisions with little direction.Working knowledge of wage and hour laws.Demonstrates commitment to providing exceptional customer service and responding to customer needs/requests in a prompt, courteous manner.Verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey concepts and communicate information or issues in a manner that is readily understood by management and employees.Interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences.Understanding of the budgetary process and the healthcare financial environment.Demonstrates effectiveness in achieving goals through individuals without having direct control of those resources.Delegates effectively, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with changing business priorities.Demonstrates flexibility and is adaptable to change, and is able to inspire others to welcome change.Demonstrates ability to work/interact with a diverse population while respecting cultural and linguistic differences and fostering an inclusive work environment. License/Certifications: CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist - California Department of Public HealthEducation:Bachelor's (Required)Job Shift:DaysSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, WednesdayWeekend Requirements:NoneBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1 This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800. Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, Oakland , Director, Clinical Laboratories, Executive , Oakland, California

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