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Section Manager Regional Laboratory

Kaiser Permanente
Berkeley, CA 94710

Directs and manages the day-to-day operations of their specific area of responsibility which includes all personnel activities, technical oversight, general workflow and budget. Ensures compliance with federal state and local requirements.

Essential Functions:
- Directs and manages the day-to-day operations for a major clinical laboratory department or multiple sections.
- Recruits, hires, trains, and ensures competency of staff. Motivates and encourages professional growth.
- Controls costs by monitoring personnel utilization, material usage rates, analyzing fluctuations in types and volumes of tests, and implementing corrective action.
- Implements departmental Total Quality Management.
- Participates in the design and evolution of Regional Laboratory and Northern California Region integrated laboratory quality system.
- Ensures compliance/ regulatory and accreditation agencies' rules and regulations.
- Implements effective risk control process.
- Researches/resolves client problems/issues.
- Oversees and coordinates startup, implementation and maintenance activities resulting from new services or transfer of services.
- Participates in department, inter-department, inter-facility and inter-regional projects which help the Regional Laboratory achieve its goal of providing quality service and client support in a cost effective manner.
- Develops transition plan and timelines for new services/tests, outreach programs or transfer of work, and monitors milestones to achieve service expectations.
- Coordinates internal resources to support new services.
- Serves as primary liaison to RILIS/ITS for ongoing and new issues.
- Develops needs analysis as appropriate.
- Coordinates the integration of secondary laboratory information systems with RILIS.
- Serves as Department Manager in his/her absence.

Secondary Functions:

- Primary duties include developing department specific educational materials to supplement the existing training and competency quality program.


Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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Section Manager Regional Laboratory

Kaiser Permanente
Berkeley, CA 94710

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