Louisiana State University
The Laboratory Manager is a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the Student Health Center Medical Clinic, including primary care, gynecology, and specialty care. This position is accountable for the administration, technical, and personnel functions necessary for quality laboratory operations and management. The candidate should have a deep appreciation for the collaborative care model and advancing the divisional priorities of quality, access and inclusion, and mattering and belonging.
45% Directs daily laboratory operations, ensuring quality and integrity. Oversees and performs specimen collection, conducts routine and special clinical laboratory tests, enters data and interprets results. Prepares reagents and performs preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment. Communicates appropriately with ordering providers.
20% Orients, supervises, develops and evaluates a staff of medical technologists, administrative coordinators and students. Trains clinical medical staff on laboratory practices. Collaborates with the Lab Director, other departmental unit heads and campus partners. Coordinates with the Louisiana Department of Health in the event of disease outbreaks/pandemics.
15% Establishes policies and procedures, including standards, normal values, and methods of control for all laboratory tests performed. Oversees process improvement initiatives and quality control program. Performs audits to identify possible risks and implements corrective and preventative actions. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and accrediting association.
15% Manages the laboratory budget. Purchases equipment and supplies. Understands and supports workflow related to sound billing and insurance practices. Responsible for establishing and maintaining contracts with reference laboratories, advocating for high quality, efficient and affordable laboratory services. Ensures appropriate specimen transfer, accurate ordering and timely resulting and reporting. Oversees the laboratory interface to ensure adequate ordering, reporting, billing and engages information technology staff as needed.
5% Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned, including at least 40 hours per year spent supporting broad divisional and institutional initiatives, such as Move-In Day, Welcome Week, Family Weekend, and other special events and projects.
A baccalaureate degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or a related field.
Three years as a medical technologist.
At least three years of related experience in management, leadership, or lead worker role.
CLS: CLS-LA Board of Medical Examiners License
ASCP or AMT: Registered ASCP or AMT
Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or clinical laboratory science.
Five years as a medical technologist with three years as a laboratory supervisor.
Experience in a collaborative healthcare setting.
Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities, this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.
May have to work occasional holidays, evenings and weekends.
In accordance with University Policy Statement 18, this position is considered essential and may be required to report or stay on campus in the event of an emergency or closure.
Requested application materials include a letter of interest or cover letter; resume or curriculum vitae; the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references; official transcripts; and copy of license to practice. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Amy Ordeneaux at 225-578-7700 or Mitzi Trentacoste at 225-578-5384.
Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Remote Work – Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.
Essential Position (Y/N):
LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (email@example.com).
HCM Contact Information:
For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email HR@lsu.edu. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.
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