Dartmouth-Hitchcock is home to the largest laboratory in NH, providing Pathology and Clinical Laboratory services to D-H physician practices, D-H hospital affiliates as well as to independent practices and hospitals throughout NH and VT. The department is a leader in process improvement (LEAN/Six Sigma) which has led to a renovated space designed for efficiency of workflow. With a slogan of ‘Investigate, innovate and validate,’ our lab is:
A high-volume lab with cutting edge technology and automation.
A culture that encourages collaboration and teamwork to future innovation.
A place to learn and grow, and we encourage new graduates to apply for our open positions.
We are seeking a dynamic, high-energy Manager of Laboratory Medicine who will manage the Clinical Pathology (CP) and Phlebotomy sections in the Department of Pathology. They will facilitate the integration and management of daily functions within assigned areas and act as an institutional resource to CP medical staff and ensures optimal workflow and client satisfaction.
As this position provides management support for the section supervisors of daily operations of assigned areas, the successful candidate will take the lead on strategic initiatives and motivate and inspire the team to make positive changes. They will coordinate long term planning activities from clinical and operational perspectives and work to integrate the institutional perspective into local operating systems
Responsibilities: A listing of the key responsibilities:
Provides management direction to the Clinical Pathology (CP) section supervisors and medical directors, including Phlebotomy and their operations to ensure the labs function smoothly and provide a high level of quality laboratory services that meet the needs of the DHMC providers, patients, and others.
Carries out a full range of financial management activities of assigned sections including: preparing annual budget, monitoring sections’ budget performance, and developing strategies for improvement and/or correction of deviations from budget.
Provides leadership and direction for Clinical Pathology in maximizing revenues and minimizing operating expenses by working with Pathology Business Manager to periodically review patient billing, coding practices, compliance, and fee structure. Implements cost control measures. Coordinates activities with the institutional operating plan and the financial plan for the department.
Serves as a resource to the Clinical Pathology medical staff to ensure high quality and timely performance of delivering laboratory services.
Initiates and reviews proposals for modifying Clinical Pathology operational systems and implements necessary changes.
Helps direct and coordinate the outreach services, with the Pathology Outreach Manager, by managing the Clinical Pathology services provided to clients and by preparing, and marketing, outreach services to potential clients.
Handles operational needs and assignments which may include quality assurance, risk management reports, personnel issues, the integration of lab services with other departments, etc.
Provides support and acts as a resource to supervisors and coordinators within the CP sections in areas of policy and procedure writing, personnel issues.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree, MT (ASCP), or equivalent in basic sciences education and clinical lab experience with 5 years of progressively higher-level management/supervisory experience required.
Master’s in Business administration or health administration or related clinical science field preferred.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Certification in a subspecialty of Clinical Laboratory Science
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 200003YP
About Dartmouth - Hitchcock
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.