LexingtonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Lexington jobs

Laboratory Director

Company: Ladgov Corporation
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: -Laboratory DirectorLocation: -Lexington, KentuckyDuties:

  • Be accessible to the laboratory for consultations, as needed, regarding the ordering of appropriate tests and the medical significance of laboratory data
  • Ensure the laboratory is providing appropriate educational activities to the technologists; Provide educational direction and opportunities for the medical and laboratory staff, and participate in educational programs of the institution as appropriate.
  • Ensure the laboratory has sufficient number of personnel with appropriate qualifications
  • Ensure the laboratory is a safe environment in compliance with good practice and applicable regulations; Monitor all work performed in the laboratory to determine that reliable medical data are being generated
  • As a New Director review policies and procedures within three months and then routinely every two years to meet CAP requirement
  • Ensure the performance specifications for new tests, instruments, and methods introduced to the laboratory have been properly validated or verified prior to being used for patient testing
  • Oversight/Review of all aspects of the laboratory's Quality Management Plan
  • Review/Sign proficiency testing for completeness, record of investigation and corrective action, if applicable be involved when problems directly affect patient care.
  • Review/Sign Quality Control Data, ensure QC procedures are sufficient for the extent of testing performed in the laboratory; if applicable be involved when problems directly affect patient care. Define, implement, and monitor accepted standards of performance in quality control, and quality assurance of the laboratory service.
  • Coordinate resolution of laboratory based problems after investigation
  • Relate and function effectively with applicable accreditation and regulatory agencies, the medical community and the patient population served.
  • Review and approve Interim Self-inspection performed and ensure all deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner
  • Review of Annual and Biennial items required for CAP accreditation to include Lab Information System changes and test report communication
  • Review any potential problem areas within the laboratory and ensure proper corrective action
  • Review/Sign Monthly Consulting Meeting Summary
  • Provide consultations to physicians regarding the medical significance of laboratory findings and utilization of the laboratory as appropriate
  • Medical significance, interpretation, and correlation of data. Make judgments about the medical significance of clinical laboratory data and communicate effectively in interpreting laboratory data and relating correlations to referring physicians as appropriate.Education & Qualifications:MD, DO, or DPM licensed to practice (if required) in the jurisdiction where the laboratory is located, and have one of the following:i. Certification in anatomic or clinical pathology, or both, by the American Board of Pathology or American Osteopathic Board of Pathology, or possess qualifications equivalent to those required for certification; orii. Have at least one year of laboratory training during residency; oriii. Have at least two years of experience supervising high complexity testing;OR
    • Doctoral degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution, and have current certification by a board approved by HHSOR
      • -MD, DO or DPM, licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where the laboratory is located (if required) and have one of the following:i. At least 20 hours of continuing medical education credit hours in laboratory medicine; orii. Equivalent training during medical residency; oriii. At least one year of experience supervising nonwaived laboratory testingOR
        • - Doctoral degree with one of the following:i. At least one year of experience supervising nonwaived laboratory testing; orii. Certified by a board approved by HHSPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Ladgov Corporation, Lexington , Laboratory Director, Executive , Lexington, Kentucky

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Kentucky jobs by following @recnetKY on Twitter!

Lexington RSS job feeds