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Regional Lab Services Coordinator

Location: Berkeley, CA Job Number: 716717 Date posted: 07/11/2018
Description: Responsible for the supervision and daily operations of the regional laboratory, coordinating all unit activities and promoting optimal department performance.

Essential Functions:
  • Supervises and ensures the quality, quantity, and reliability of the work performed by all regional laboratory support staff.
  • Optimally schedules and distributes personnel during periods of varying work load.
  • Acts as liaison between medical staff and clinical regional laboratory to clarify orders, obtain missing information, resolve problems, and coordinate the processing of special tests.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local, medical center, and departmental regulations and policies.
  • Ensures that work areas are maintained for cleanliness, safety, and aesthetics.
  • Provides staff with ongoing training, orientation, evaluation, coaching, and disciplining.
  • Fosters teamwork and harmonious relationships within the department.
  • Handles and resolves patient and staff concerns in a timely manner.
  • Responds to patient care issues to maintain quality of service.
  • Oversees the collection and documentation of patient fees.
  • Determines the supplies needed for operation of the regional laboratory.
  • Maintains a cost effective budget and keeps current with new products and vendors.
  • Assists in the coordination and maintenance of the regional laboratory disaster plan.
  • Develops procedures and systems to meet patient care, staff and physician needs.
  • Maintains and updates departmental manuals.
  • Collects workload data and other statistical data as required.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • One (1) year of experience in a high volume clinical laboratory with the last three (3) years.
  • Three (3) years of experience in a clinical laboratory.
  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience.
    Education
  • Bachelor's degree in business or health sciences or four (4) years of equivalent experience required.
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Diploma (GED) required.
    Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
  • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Berkeley,Berkeley Regional Lab - 1725 1725 Eastshore Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 2:00 PM Working Hours End: 10:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Laboratory Department: Histology Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Laboratory Careers

    Laboratory Careers

    Our clinical laboratory scientists, phlebotomists, and lab techs work in both outpatient clinics and hospital settings and have an opportunity to gain exposure to different areas, including chemistry, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis, and the blood bank. We also operate reference laboratories, which serve as hubs for specimen processing and analysis as well as specialized testing — such as microbiology and molecular biology. Offering modern facilities, advanced equipment, and scheduling options, we provide a dynamic environment in which you'll continue to learn and grow.

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