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Laboratory Manager
  • Location: The Woodlands, TX
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14725

 Lighthouse Lab Services has once again partnered with our top tier client in the Houston area. We are searching for a talented Lab Manager to take over the day-to-day operation of their entire lab. This is the ultimate opportunity to make your mark on a lab that is already in the top of its class. 

What you will be doing: 

-Provides medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department.
-Maintains medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
-Maintains medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
-Maintains medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment.
-Maintains quality results by participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records.
-Maintains medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; testing; writing user manuals; training employees; maintaining security and confidentiality.
-Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.
-Maintains medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
-Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
-Maintains medical laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
-Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
-Prepares physicians, nurses, patients, and students by teaching analytical theory, testing methodology, and the role of tested components in human physiology and medical practice.
-Complies with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements by providing in-service programs; monitoring outcomes.
-Resolves problems by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical coordinators, laboratory directors, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals; attending committee meetings.
-Bills for services by completing requests for service; monitoring billed units; providing the billing office with service codes.
-Provides administrative support for the hospital by acting as manager on call.
-Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Preferred Candidate Profile

-Bachelor's in Science, Chemistry or related field

-4+ years of experience in management of progressive roles

-Ability to create and managing processes proficiently

-Excellent ability to present technical information

-Ability to manage and maintain equipment, ordering and quality control

-Training for new staff members and facilitate interdepartmental communication

-A focus on exceptional quality

-At least 5 years of  management or supervisory experience


What We Offer:

-Depending on experience $85,000-$110,000/yr
-Medical benefits – insurance and prescription services
-Dental and Vision Insurance

-Healthcare Flexible Spending account
-COMPANY PAID basic life and AD&D policy
-Voluntary Life, STD, LTD, Critical Illness, Accident
-Education Assistance/Reimbursement
-PTO & 7 company holidays
-With more to come!


About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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