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Methodist Hospital

Administrative Director of Laboratory

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 02531-111094

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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program

We are seeking an Administrative Director of Laboratory for Methodist Hospital.

The Director of Laboratory is responsible for all aspects of laboratory services and will ensure that care is provided in accordance with the Standard of Care at Methodist Healthcare. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Develops, implements, and updates the Laboratory Department’s strategic plan.  The laboratory strategic plan must reflect the greater strategic plans of each individual hospital and the Methodist System as a whole.  The strategic plan will include specific goals, as well as, the plan’s anticipated impact on service, quality, cost and revenue.
  • Prepares and implements the Laboratory Department’s annual routine and capital expense budgets.  The laboratory budget will reflect the Department’s strategic plan and will be used by the Director as a measure of the effectiveness of the strategic plan.  The Director of the laboratory will monitor the Department’s budget carefully, preparing monthly reports that monitor major cost and revenue centers and document (support) significant variances.
  • Evaluates and communicates recommendations to immediate supervisor regarding sufficient space, facilities, equipment, supplies and staffing levels required to provide optimal patient care. Helps to develop and maintain standards of performance for professional and non-professional laboratory staff.
  • Coordinates Laboratory operational activities between Medical Directors and Administrative Function. Negotiates and maintains contracts for Laboratory Services with Reference Labs, Physician Offices, or companies for which MHS either provides or purchases Laboratory Services.
  • Responsible for training and implementation of Compliance Program for Laboratories.  Demonstrates awareness of Medical Necessity Documentation. Maintains a market wide charge master and pricing for laboratory tests.
  • Develops, implements and monitors the Laboratory Department’s quality improvement program for both clinical and anatomical services.   Ensures that the Department complies with the conditions of participation, requirements or regulations of the following agencies:  Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO), The Centers for Medicare  & Medicaid Services (CMS), Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA), and American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

Qualifications

What qualifications you will need:

  • Baccalaureate degree in science or medical technology is required.  Masters degree in medical technology, business administration, or health services management is desirable.
  • Five years management experience or higher level required.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting required.
  • Experience managing multiple facilities desirable.
  • Must have current license/ certification required by specialty.

Minimum License and Certificates Required:

  •  MT (ASCP),  MLS(ASCP),  CLS (NCA),  MT (AAB), MT(AMT), MT(HEW), or HTL(ASCP)

 

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

 

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

    

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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