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Systemwide Manager, Chemistry Laboratory - Full Time/Days

Company: The Mount Sinai Health System
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Strength Through DiversityGround breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.Roles & Responsibilities:The Mount Sinai Core Lab Chemistry and Immunology laboratory performs over 12 million assays per year, operating 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. This laboratory service provides STAT and routine testing of specimens across the entire Mount Sinai Health System. The laboratory services offered include clinical chemistry, serology, endocrinology, toxicology, blood gas, and Immunology.The System-Wide Laboratory Operations Manager for Clinical Chemistry and Immunology (System-Wide Lab Operations Manager) is responsible for the oversight of the technical operations and administration of the Mount Sinai Clinical Chemistry and Immunology laboratories. This oversight will primarily encompass the Mount Sinai Core Chemistry, Immunology, and STAT laboratories. The System-Wide Lab Operations Manager will also assist Section Directors of the chemistry laboratories within the Continuum hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System with laboratory management. The System-Wide Lab Operations manager will work collaboratively with the Core Chemistry Laboratory Directors, Continuum hospital Section Directors, and technical personnel to ensure the successful operation and management of the clinical chemistry laboratories. Furthermore, the System-Wide manager will interface with hospital administration as well as medical leadership to further the long-term goals of the Chemistry Department.

  • The System-Wide Lab Operations Managers roles and responsibilities shall fall under two categories, duties encompassing solely laboratory operations of the Mount Sinai Core Chemistry Laboratory, and duties encompassing The Mount Sinai Health System as a whole.
  • Under the supervision of the Core Chemistry Laboratory Directors, The System-Wide Lab Operations Manager for Clinical Chemistry and Immunology will perform the following pertaining to the Mount Sinai Core Chemistry Lab:
  • Direct oversight of all technical and administrative laboratory operations of the Core Chemistry, STAT, and Immunology laboratories.
  • Develops and implements new technical procedures and laboratory workflows under the direction of the Laboratory Directors.
  • Periodically evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of laboratory workflows and processes, implements process improvements to ensure laboratory operational efficiency.
  • Maintains and ensures compliance with established technical and operational standards set forth by Hospital Administration, College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). Maintains needed documentation to ensure compliance.
  • Assists Chemistry Laboratory Quality Assurance manager in the performance lab regulatory testing, including, but not limited to, linearity, instrument crosschecks, and carry-over studies. Ensures all regulatory testing is performed correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the acquisition of laboratory personnel, including technical staff, laboratory supervisors, and laboratory managers. Provides recommendations on employee advancement.
  • Oversees the orientation and training of new laboratory personnel. Ensures all training documentation is completed to meet CAP and NYSDOH standards
  • Oversees the implantation and assists in the performance of a personnel competency program acceptable to NYSDOH standards. The competency program shall include laboratory technologists, technicians, supervisors, as well as non-technical staff engaged in chemistry testing.
  • Assists laboratory supervisors and managers in the creation of a monthly and daily work schedule. Approves all employee schedules, vacation, and time-off requests. Ensure payroll processes are completed and approved in a timely manner.
  • Assists Laboratory Directors and Laboratory Quality Assurance Manager in the investigation of laboratory errors, clinician complaints, and adverse laboratory events. Assists in the performance of root cause analysis investigations, and the implantation of corrective actions.
  • Assess the operational health of the Laboratory daily, and makes operational and staffing adjustments to ensure the laboratory can meet clinical expectations. Communicates all expected operational delays to laboratory administration.
  • Plans and accommodates for projected increases in the demand for clinical laboratory testing associated with the expansion of services across the Mount Sinai Health System, particularly related to the Core Chemistry Laboratory.
  • Oversees the assessment and completion of performance evaluations for all laboratory employees, ensures all employee performance evaluations are completed and reviewed yearly.
  • Works with Labor Relations to assist Laboratory Directors and Senior Administrative Director in preparing warning notices, employee evaluations, disciplinary actions, and terminations.In addition to duties regarding the administration of the core chemistry laboratory, the System-Wide Lab Manager will assist in the management of the chemistry labs of the Mount Sinai Health System as a whole. In this role, under the direction of the Core Chemistry Laboratory Directors and System Laboratory Administration, the System-Wide Lab Manager will perform the following:
    • Develops and aligns technical policies and procedures to ensure consistency throughout The Mount Sinai Health System. These policies shall include, but are not limited to, competency, standard operating procedures, and regulatory practices.
    • Assists in aligning reference ranges, analytical measurement ranges, linearity, and therapeutic ranges across The Mount Sinai Health System.
    • Provides recommendations and technical insight on the selection of laboratory equipment, analyzers, and new testing on a system-wide level. Assists in instrumentation and test validation.
    • Establishes and aligns the quality management program with the System Director of QA. Selects and reports on key performance indicators and coordinates system-level performance improvement projects.Requirements:
      • Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or related field required
      • Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or related field strongly preferred
      • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license required.
      • 3 - 5 years experience in a clinical laboratory setting required
      • At least 5 - 10 years experience in a clinical laboratory setting strongly preferred
      • ASCP Certification preferredStrength Through DiversityThe Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinais unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
        • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
        • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
        • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers
        • We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!Who We AreOver 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 Morningside ( Formerly St Lukes), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/VeteransCompensationThe Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements.The salary range for the role is $104,995.00 - $157,492.00 Annually.Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need.The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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