Clinical Manager - Blood Bank - Full Time/Evenings

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
Manages the administrative and technical functions of the laboratory section, ensuring quality testing, cost effectiveness, and regulatory compliance. is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives and policies of the Department and the Hospital Center. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks
  • Establishes and monitors compliance with all standard operating policies and procedures, consistent with quality and service requirements.
  • Responsible for the direction of all clinical, technical, and administrative functions of the section.
  • Trains, monitors and assesses competency and performance of staff, to ensure high quality and timely reporting of patient information. 
  • Orders and maintains appropriate levels of supplies and equipment. Monitors spending, and makes recommendations for cost containment.
  • Reviews, develops and implements new testing protocols and methodologies, consistent with departmental goals.
  • Monitors quality control and quality improvement activities.
  • Ensures that all communications between section and its clients are handled professionally, courteously and efficiently.
  • Approves schedules and payroll for section.
  • Maintains a clean, safe laboratory environment.
  • Monitors Human Resource communications pertaining to vacancies, transfers, new hires, resignations, and disciplinary procedures.
  • Recommends on purchase of new equipment and implementation of new procedures.
  • Enforces laboratory safety practices.
  • Attends departmental Quality Improvement committee meetings, and prepares reports as needed.
  • Prepares and reviews lab manuals, updates policies and procedures as needed.
  • Oversees proficiency testing for accurate performance and timely response.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies
  • Interviews prospective employees.
  • Completes performance evaluations on section staff.
  • Prepares lectures and training sessions for department staff and residents.
  • Enforces hospital regulations and takes disciplinary action as needed.
  • Maintains record of incidents, statistics and inspections.
  • Attends continuing education conferences, workshops and seminars. Reports back to department on department-sponsored educational opportunities.
  • Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others.
  • Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community
  •  Creates a productive and efficient work environment.
  • Encourages positive communication within the department. 
  • Demonstrates a courteous, customer-service oriented manner with clients, visitors and co-workers.
  • Confers with Attending Physicians and House Staff as needed, to ensure accurate and timely reporting of patient information.
  • Responds to complaints and inquiries from clients.
  •  May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree required, Masters preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years managerial experience in Clinical Laboratory.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Computer literacy required
  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license required
 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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