Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the Orange County community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, weâ��ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. Weâ��re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
Under the direct supervision of the Laboratory Director, supervises all operations of the laboratory and Point of Care Testing including planning, organizing, responding to staff needs and concerns, and delineating all duties and responsibilities of all testing and support personnel. He/she will assist in monitoring and maintaining supplies inventory at appropriate levels; evaluate, train and motivate staff; and assist in maintaining the Quality Improvement plan including IQCP to fit the needs of the laboratory and the hospital. Responsible for the timely performance of the CAP Proficiency Testing for both laboratory and POC. Assists and coordinates with nurses and physicians in maintaining regulatory compliance and surveys by TJC, CLIA, CMS and State. This position provides leadership in both results production and staffing for the laboratory and serves patients in and out of the hospital of all ages.
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or Microbiology or related specialty
Six years of practical experience as a licensed Medical Technologist active in all testing areas of the laboratory including Point of Care Testing or equivalent on job training for equal period of time
Must be completely competent in the applications of basic and advanced laboratory testing in all departments and demonstrate command of statistical principles governing documentation of the accuracy of laboratory test procedures including Quality Controls/IQCP and Quality Assurance
Must be knowledgeable of the TJC, CLIA, CMS, and State regulatory compliance
Current California Medical Laboratory Technologist license
Previous supervisory experience
Completion of one year of laboratory internship or cumulative experience of two years under direction of an accredited program
Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills and technical expertise by coordinating work assignments of laboratory personnel
Must be able to communicate well both verbally and in written form
Must be able to interface effectively with physicians and practitioners
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Lakewood, California
Facility: Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.