Texas Oncology is looking for a Manager, Laboratory Services to join our team! This position is to work and support our Webster, Texas location. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us? Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patients diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program, and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. What does the Manager, Laboratory Services do?
The Manager, Laboratory Services is responsible for the efficient operation of multiple laboratory facilities. Ensures smooth running, efficient laboratories providing accurate and timely patient results. Ensures awareness of and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding testing and safety. Develops and monitors all testing. Assures quality patient care is maintained through quality laboratory testing and results. Responsible for the structure, organization, daily and long-term operations of the laboratories.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities:
Directs the performance of multiple laboratories through scheduling, work prioritization, and supervision. Oversees all facets of laboratory testing and functions.
Acts as working technical supervisor for the laboratory. Performs routine tests as required and develops knowledge of more complex tests to perform as needed.
Supervises laboratory personnel. Evaluates qualifications of potential employees, interviews, and hires, monitors and evaluates competency and performance of all personnel on an ongoing basis. Trains or assigns training of lab personnel. Provides for continuing education program and monitors employee participation. Schedules laboratory personnel.
Establishes and monitors quality assurance, quality control, proficiency testing, and routine maintenance policies and procedures.
Establishes and monitors policies and procedures for overall testing performance. Selects, evaluates, develops, and validates all test methods. Writes new test procedures and maintains a current procedure manual.
Reviews patient test results, quality control, proficiency testing, and maintenance records. Exercises professional judgment while ensuring that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning. Resolves technical problems and ensures remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Analyzes true cost of providing individual tests and other laboratory services. Recommends pricing of tests and other services based on this analysis.
Interfaces with laboratory vendors and contractors to develop working relationships and cost-effective pricing.
Interfaces with other disciplines (i.e. nursing, clerical) to ensure a smoothly functioning and efficient operation.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for the Manager, Lab Services will have the following background and experience:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related science field.
Minimum five years of experience in laboratory testing, including at least five years in a supervisory capacity.