Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-PHOENIX
    Requisition ID
    01 - Days
    Med Group-Saguaro Lab
    HonorHealth Medical Group
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    18404 N TATUM
    Work Hours
    8:00am -5:00pm
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.


    Bachelor's Degree in health related field Required

    5 years management in Laboratory Services operations along with successful experience with Outreach or Commercial Laboratories. Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    MT(ASCP) certification. Required


    Job Summary
    Responsible for the overall overall operation and administration of the clinical laboratory for centralized services and all HonorHealth laboratory testing locations outside of hospital facilities. Supports service, quality and financial metric /initiatives as identified by the network and hospital. Actively promotes employee engagement, process improvement initiatives and patient satisfaction.
    • Ensures high quality and cost-effective operations through a well-trained technical and support staff.
      Responsible for the posting, interviewing and selection of staff and ensuring appropriate staff mix to provide the level of service.
      Schedules staff in a cost-effective manner to maintain high levels of quality and productivity while meeting productivity measures.
      Oversees and coordinates technical and support responsibilities to provide high quality services that align with network initiatives.
      Demonstrates teamwork, initiative, fairness and flexibility in providing support and leadership for all shifts.
      Develops a team focus with Supervisors, peers and customers that support communication and effective working relationships in accordance with HonorHealth’s mission and vision.
      Responsible for resolving personnel issues within lab department in alignment with HonorHealth and laboratory policies.
      Responsible for accurate and objective performance evaluations, feedback, training and competencies.
    • Employee Engagement and Customer Support
      Encourages and promotes development for department personnel and develops a long term succession plan
      Conducts routine meetings and updates with department staff.
      Actively seeks out feedback and continually works on employee engagement initiatives.
      Functions as a resource for physicians and medical directors as appropriate.
      Provides oversight and support for new HonorHealth facilities and ensures standard services are available at all locations.
      Works collaboratively with the Medical and Pathology group and other key hospital stakeholders to pursue departmental, network and organizational goals.
      Ensures all network and HonorHealth polices are followed.
    • Quality and Regulatory Responsibilities.
      Develops, implements, aligns and reviews laboratory operating policies and procedures and ensures they are in accordance with both organization policies and requirements of regulatory agencies.
      Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and appropriate licensing/accrediting agencies in areas of service, personnel and facilities.
      Works with laboratory network, AVP and Quality Manager to establish and monitor standards of quality, productivity and performance.
      Helps monitor a comprehensive and effective quality assurance program including quality control, preventive maintenance, safety program, data, material management and quality of service with emphasis on process improvement and their laboratory location(s).
      Implements and monitors appropriate data collection for information systems.
      Evaluates and implements new products for quality, effectiveness, safety and cost containment.
      Promotes and practices that provide quality customer services
    • Strategy and Planning
      Works with AVP and hospital VP to formulate site and network specific short and long range goals for the clinical laboratory. Projects future needs for service, space, equipment, material, revenue and personnel. Determines, establishes, implements and evaluates short and long range financial management.
    • Finance, Budget and Capital
      Recommends and responsible for budget information for capital expenditures, operating expenses and revenue.
      Monitors, analyses and corrects variance against budget on an ongoing basis. Analyzes fiscal needs and prepares justification as necessary.
      Works to ensure that staff provides accurate data, reporting and billing.

    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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