SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.
Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.
Responsible for ensuring operational alignment and goal congruence of all aspects of laboratory services for Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center (MEMC) Hospital Services. The performance of this department has a direct and significant impact on the health care delivered by MEMC and on individual patients. Works with the CLIA license holders to ensure compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards and abides by CLIA guidelines as mandated in regulation and defers medical decision making to Laboratory Medical Director, physician license holder, or clinical consultant. Performs in a professional manner, respects confidentiality, and demonstrates qualities endorsed by following the seven Standards for Service Excellence outlined in the SEARHC Human Resources Manual.
Responsible for management of the MEMC clinical laboratory, including supervision of personnel, budget administration, quality assurance and management, supply procurement and contract negotiation, selection and purchase of equipment, all administrative laboratory functions, and compliance with all regulatory agencies. Performs administrative duties for the Harvest LIS system and co-administrator of the Copia LIS system. Also performs laboratory testing at all levels in the clinical laboratory.
Responsible for ensuring operational alignment and goal congruence of all aspects of laboratory services across the organization and cost quantity and quality of services is directly related to the incumbent’s performance. Works with the CLIA license holders and administration to ensure quality laboratory services and regulatory compliance. Judgment affects the outcome of direct patient care processes and includes not only the employees working in the department, but all of the facilities employees and their ability to function effectively.
Must have earned a bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology from an accredited institution.
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