Manager Laboratory

ID 2022-13907
Cone Health Cancer Center
Work Location
Division : Name
Cancer Center
Department : Name
Position Sub-Category
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Work Hours
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
On call Required
Sub Category
Medical Technologist - Leaders


Responsible for the overall operations of the site clinical laboratory and/or specified clinical area of the laboratory. Responsible for the quality and timeliness of testing results and for coordinating and implementing quality improvement processes. Maintains current knowledge of evidence based practices and standards of care, referencing CAP, AABB, TJC and CLSI.


Accountable for the direction and monitoring of the overall operation of the laboratory activities and staff to ensure quality, production, and accreditation standards are met consistently. Rounds in the department and with staff on a routine basis.


Accountable for the performance of quality control, maintenance procedures, turnaround times and quality assurance activities to maintain effective operation of test systems. Develops and ensures the implementation and monitoring of quality process improvements.


Provides guidance and assistance to staff on procedures, troubleshooting and problem solving. Ensures training of new staff. Ensures retraining of staff as needed. Ensures staff competency for designated test systems completed annually by due date.


Accountable for educating and enforcing the policies relating to the appropriate handling, testing, resulting, investigation, corrective action and records for proficiency testing (PT) required by accrediting agencies.


Accountable for human resource and payroll functions including staffing plans, performance evaluations, coaching/counseling, and payroll timekeeping. Ensures policies and procedures are followed by staff.


Actively participates in the financial management of the site or department. Provides input to the director for the necessary financial operations of budgeting, evaluating, monitoring, and implementing corrective action. Utilizes labor management tools effectively. Reviews processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Implements inventory control system. Actively works to achieve the departmental and organizational financial goals.


Ensures compliance with all regulatory standards (CLIA, CAP, TJC, FDA, AABB). Maintains current knowledge of regulatory standards in relation to the scope of testing. Active participant in accreditation surveys. Ensures staff adherence with all regulatory, safety, and corporate compliance requirements.


Evaluates instrumentation and procedures to maintain and/or improve patient outcomes. Develops and implements process changes and ensures that departmental and organizational goals are met or exceeded.



Required - Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical, or biological science. Bachelor's Degree diploma must be provided OR Bachelor's degree in another field with a minimum of 60 Semester Hours specifically including, 6 hours of Chemistry, 6 hours of Biology and 12 additional hours in any combination of Chemistry, Biology, or medical Laboratory Technology. Transcript with degree indicated must be provided and evaluated by laboratory leadership prior to offer.

Preferred - Master's degree in a related field.

Required - Minimum of 4 years of laboratory training and experience in a high complexity laboratory in designated specialty or subspecialty. One to two years supervisory experience.

Preferred - Two to four years supervisory or leadership experience preferred.


ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) certification or equivalent certification by: NCA (National Certification Agency), AMT (American Medical Technologist), HEW (Health, Education, and Welfare)


ASCP Certification


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