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Microbiology Manager
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14561

Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with a large healthcare organization with locations through out the country. We are currently on the hunt for an experience Microbiology Manager to join their team located in Tampa, FL. This position will have 34 direct reports and will need experience in all subsets of Microbiology.

Shift- M-F 8-5pm

Primary Responsibilities:

Major Position Responsibilities:

-Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
-Ensures that the microbiology department is in compliance with all accrediting and regulatory agency standards, to include but not limited to College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation Program, San Diego County Public Health, California Department of Public Health, CLIA ’88 regulations, and Cal-OSHA.
-Provides on-site, telephone, or electronic consultation to the microbiology department; maintains effective communication with staff, co-workers, physicians, and other hospital personnel, outside organizations or others who provide or receive laboratory services.
-Assists laboratory leadership in the selection of the test methodology that is appropriate for the clinical use of the test results.
-Purchases or directs purchase of laboratory equipment and supplies; evaluates and verifies new instrumentation and procedures; ensures completion of department instrumentation maintenance and service procedures; writes and updates technical procedures and ensures that all technical procedures are reviewed in accordance to accrediting agency guidelines; monitors department inventory appropriately.
-Appropriately coordinates proficiency testing in accordance with the department test menu and trained personnel.
-Maintains an appropriate laboratory quality assurance program including the development of department quality performance indicators and quality control procedures, for the entire testing process (pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic).
-Appropriately resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications; ensures that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is functioning properly.
-Supervises department staff performance, including scheduling, workflow, quality, disciplinary action, and annual performance evaluations; participation in interviews of applicants and makes recommendations for hiring; and maintains and coordinates an appropriate training and competency program in accordance with regulations of all testing personnel in the microbiology department.
-Works in production to maintain technical competency in all areas of responsibility, to fill-in during breaks, short-staffing, excess workload, and/ or complex procedures.
-Represents the Laboratory on the Hospital Infection Control Committee.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Profile:
– Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology
– 5+ years of Microbiology experience
– 3+ years of supervisory experience
– Previous reference laboratory experience

Benefits and Salary:
– $75-95k depending on experience
– Health, Vision, Dental
– PTO and Holidays
– 10k in relocation assistance

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 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. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-334-1658 | lighthouselabservices.com

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