Director (MT) - Laboratory

  • HCA
  • Pasadena, TX, USA
  • Dec 10, 2017
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00009-87503

Full-time

No Weekends

Bayshore Medical Center - Pasadena, TX

Director (MT) - Laboratory

Nestled in the heart of the historic land where Texas won its independence, Bayshore Medical Center offers comfort, convenience, excellence and expertise to our neighbors who trust their health care to us.

For nearly 50 years, we have offered patients solace and security through constant, compassionate communication during their medical emergencies, surgeries, and diagnostic procedures. As a 345-bed facility, we employ 1,500 staff and 250 physicians.

Bayshore Medical Center is currently looking for a Director (MT) - Laboratory.


Responsibilities:

  • Supports the philosophy of Bayshore Medical Center by facilitating cooperation of hospital staff in a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care, presentation to general public, physicians and community leaders.

  • Adheres to dress code, arrives to work on time and initiates work in a timely manner.

  • Consistently provides outstanding service to all patients, physicians, fellow employees, and guests.

  • Displays initiative to see processes through to completion and offers assistance without being asked.

  • Maintains awareness of own limitations and seeks guidance from appropriate personnel as needed.

  • Prioritizes work activities of self based on demands for service.

  • Remains alert to the detection of errors in own work and the work of others with appropriate corrective actions initiated.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of patient rights, including those pertaining to confidentiality, informed decision-making, and privacy.

  • Is aware of resources available for ethical concerns and makes appropriate referrals.

  • Practices cost-efficiently.

  • Utilizes principles of infection control at all times.

  • Assumes overall responsibility to develop, execute, and evaluate tactics which will ensure growth and support of all service areas.

  • Assumes leadership role to enhance financial strength of Bayshore Medical Center.

  • Assumes leadership role in the community.

  • Supports physician partnership development between physician and service areas.

  • Provides team leadership and coordinates all aspects of the laboratory.

  • Integrates and utilizes innovation and CQI to continuously improve departmental and hospital services.

  • Participates in the success of all Grassroots efforts of HCA.

  • Performs technical skills proficiently in accordance with established standards, as evidenced by annual validation processes.

  • Takes an active leadership role in market wide initiatives as they may apply to respective department or hospital.

  • Develops policies and procedures to ensure smooth operations.

  • Conducts employee interviewing, hiring, and termination processes.

  • Performs provisional and annual evaluation of departmental staff.

  • Assumes responsibility to address issues of concern with employees, including verbal and/or written counseling for poor performance and/or behavior.

  • Displays consistent good judgment in dealing with technical and/or clinical problems.

  • Maintains the ability to motivate others through verbalization or by example.

  • Takes on responsibility of preventing work related injuries in department by assuring safety education of employees, identifying possible avoidable injury situations and taking appropriate action prior to an incident or preventing recurring injuries.



Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology required
  • Master's Degree in Health Sciences preferred
  • MT (ASCP) or equivalent required
  • Seven (7) years experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Three (3) years management experience.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all hospital departments and Medical Staff.


Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 12/08/2017

Reference

00009-87503