The USC Keck School of Medicine is seeking to hire a full-time Clinical Laboratory Manager to oversee and manage the day-to-day technical operations of the Immunohistochemistry and Histopathology Laboratories within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
The Laboratory Manager oversees financial matters and provides operational leadership and technical expertise to ensure proper functioning of the laboratory divisions for optimal quality, efficiency, productivity and turn-around-times.
Specific Job-Related Duties:
Responsible for recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, supervision, evaluation, disciplinary action and/or termination process of divisional employees.
Responsible for creating appropriate work schedules for subordinate employees and for planning daily work assignments in order to maintain adequate personnel coverage for laboratory efficiency.
Supervises the work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures, including planning laboratory work, evaluating work performed and handling procedural and technical laboratory problems.
Analyzes, evaluates and takes appropriate actions to resolve system issues with leaders throughout the organization.
Responsible for Quality Metrics to improve the value of patient care.
Responsible for maintaining compliance with all applicable state and federal regulatory agencies.
Establish and execute departmental long and short-term goals.
Assist in the strategic development of the laboratory services.
Achieve budget profitability objectives through controlling costs or increasing market share byeffectively utilizing personnel and resources.
The incumbent will be primarily responsible for maintaining compliance with all federal and state regulations, responsible for developing and implementing policies/procedures and will develop appropriate QA/QI initiatives throughout the laboratories to improve clinical services, outcomes and operational efficiencies. This Laboratory Manager will also have a significant role in the financial operations of the labs, including but not limited to budget development, capital purchases and growth of gross revenues/profits through outreach development and expansion of in-house testing menus.
In addition to the appropriate ASCP certification(s) that will be required a candidate with a MBA or MHA will be highly desirable.
The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States. The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers and clinical laboratories throughout the country. The Department is growing very rapidly and there is great opportunity for advancement in the Anatomic Pathology Laboratories.Â
The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Shift: Monday â Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Salary Range DOE
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree; Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 7 Years; Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Bachelor's degree in medical technology or related field.Preferred Education: Master's degree; MBA or MHAPreferred Field of Expertise: Licensure by State of California as Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
Internal Number: REQ20092784
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.