Job ID: 156712
Category: Medical Laboratory/Pathology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2022
Work Schedule: Days 40 hours per week
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Laboratory Service's department at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has an Associate Director opening.
The Associate Director of Pathology and Laboratory Service's primary responsibility is to oversee the daily technical and administrative functions of the all laboratory
Locations in PA and NJ to ensure operations are consistent with the goals of the Department and with the mission of the
University of Pennsylvania Health System. The Associate Director is responsible for assisting, leading, and overseeing the Daily
operations and technical services, maintaining regulatory compliance, managing personnel, and managing fiscal affairs.
In addition, the incumbent, along with the directors, will facilitate the development and implementation of strategies to drive
revenue growth, execute business plans as well as promote and raise the department profile and brand equity. He or She will
ensure effective and regular communication with all stakeholders as well as work on the development and maintenance of
performance improvement programs that promote patient, employee and physician satisfaction. The incumbent will serve as
the technical resource for and ensure implementation of all regulatory requirements associated with laboratory Licensure.
Big Picture Thinker with the ability to execute.
Bachelor's Degree qnd 5+ years of clinical lab experience required. Masters degree preferred.
Experience managing high volume clinical labs while
meeting superior customer satisfaction expectations. Knowledge of, and ability to manage, the general hazards encountered when working with potentially infectious materials, hazardous chemicals, radioisotopes and laboratory equipment is required.
5+ years experience managing high volume clinical labs while meeting superior customer satisfaction expectations preferred.
Certification by the board of American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent preferred. Specialty certification in lab section preferred.
Certification in Six Sigma and LEAN methodologies preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.