Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: April 9, 2021
JOB SUMMARY: 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. QUALIFICATIONS -
EDUCATION - Bachelors - EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years
experience required - CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Reg/Cert
in Lab Svcs-(LAB C/R)
Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Irving , Director Lab, Executive , Irving, Texas
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