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Assistant Administrator Director Lab

Location: Oakland, CA Job Number: 699433 Date posted: 06/13/2018
Description: Assists Laboratory Manager in managing Laboratory functions in a medical center. Supervises all laboratory activities. Ensures staff provides high quality, accessible, cost effective care, and patient focused services to members across the continuums, which comply with local, state, and federal requirements. Implements and maintains clinical practice standards, budgets, and staff development.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversees laboratory operation.
  • Ensures staff provides the quality of care and are in compliance with CAP, CLIA, The Joint Commission, AABB, NCQA, Title 22, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Assists manager in hiring, training evaluating, and maintaining the competency of the staff.
  • Monitors workflow and turnaround time.
  • Presents in-service programs.
  • Monitors the quality control/assurance programs, test results, and equipment.
  • Ensures tests are being completed according to approved procedures/policies.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements processes to improve the quality of tests and services.
  • Oversees the Safety Program, including Hazardous Waste Management and Chemical Hygiene Plan in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology services.
  • Assists in developing, implementing, and maintaining service standards to meet members and internal client's expectations.
  • Identifies and recommends opportunities to improve department systems.
  • Collaborates with manager in resolving human resources, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
  • Consults with clients in resolving service issues.
  • Recommends processes to correct the problems.
  • Monitors budgets and resources allocations.
  • Maintains staffing and supplies and identifies strategies to reduce costs, control utilization, and improve quality of care/service.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) experience in a high volume acute care clinical laboratory required.
    Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical or related science required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Management experience required.
  • Knowledge of CLIA, Title 22, CAP The Joint Commission, NCQA, AABB, local, state, federal regulations.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • ASCP certification preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Hospital (replacement) 275 W. Macarthur Bl Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Laboratory Department: Clinical Laboratory Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
    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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