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General Laboratory, Laboratory Operations Manager, Day Shift

HealthCare Connections, Inc. Columbia, SC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Client Overview:

Our client is a large recently renovated hospital in central South Carolina. They are in need of a Laboratory Operations Manager for their busy high volume laboratory. This is a day shift position.


Candidates for this position must be certified (ASCP or equivalent) and degreed.


This health system has an excellent benefit and incentive program and has highly competitive compensation packages that include relocation and sign on bonuses. 


Central South Carolina is great for hunters, golfers and fishermen; however, with their lush gardens, parks and lakes, this location will bring out the nature lover in everyone. Being less than two hours from the beaches is an added plus.  


Job Summary:

Responsible for the management and administrative functions for the laboratory. Responsible for policy development and implementation, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. Supervision is exercised over laboratory supervisors, clinical staff and support staff. Manager will report directly to the Laboratory Director.


Skill Requirements:

  • Managing and authoring processes and procedures

  • Training and presenting technical information to staff

  • QA/QC of the departments

  • Fiscal and budgeting responsibilities


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Evaluating laboratory operations consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department

  • Ensuring maintenance of medical laboratory equipment performance by developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair

  • Maintaining medical laboratory supplies inventory, determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies

  • Maintaining laboratory productivity, monitoring workload, identifying peak and slack periods

  • Participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing QC & QA programs

  • Maintaining medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees, counseling, reviewing/evaluating and disciplining employees as needed

  • Complying with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements

  • Contributing to benchwork as needed


Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology required; masters degree preferred

  • ASCP or equivalent certification

  • Six (6) years of experience


HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

HealthCare Connections, Inc.


Columbia, SC



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