Assistant Director, Clinical Lab Operations

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Job ID: 57878
Area of Interest: Management
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 1.0
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Not Indicated
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

Assistant Director of Laboratory Operations

 University of Maryland Medical Center

 Come work with the best and brightest healthcare leaders in Baltimore at our 800-bed, Magnet designated Academic Medical Center as we support the community of Baltimore.

Who We Are:

University of Maryland Medical Center, located in downtown Baltimore, MD, is the flagship hospital of the 12 member University of Maryland Medical System.  UMMC has a workforce of more than 8,000 employees who work together to provide evidenced based care for the residents of Maryland.  UMMC partners with the University of Maryland Baltimore campus in advancing the medical practice through research and the care we provide to the patients of Maryland.

What you Will Do:

The Assistant Director of Clinical Lab Operations serves as a member of the leadership team reporting to the Administrative Director, Laboratories of Pathology. This position will have management responsibility for several large areas within the laboratories of pathology.  The Assistant Director is responsible for the clinical and business performance in each of these laboratory areas, to include: policies, procedures, standards and objectives for the provision of laboratory services, quality assurance and quality control, financial performance, staff performance and lean process improvement.

Duties:

The Assistant Director has 8 direct reports who manage 160 total FTEs, and is responsible for a budget of $18 million (approx.).  The laboratory areas include:  Core Laboratories (North and South), Phlebotomy, Accessioning, Outreach Services, Send-out Testing, Immunology, OR Lab, Biocontainment Lab, Point of Care Testing, the Call Center and the Laboratory Liaisons/Customer Service Team. 

 We Offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a specialized care environment at an Academic Medical Center;
  • Work Life Balance: 3 weeks of paid vacation, 3 personal days, separate sick time, and floating holidays;
  • A full benefit package including: Health, Vision, Dental, automatic retirement contribution, and more;
  • Retirement and continuing education benefits.
  • A highly competitive wage scale with annual bonus: Your annual salary is supplemented with a performance based bonus program, evaluated each fiscal year.

Located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards, you won’t find a more vibrant place to work!  



What You Need to Be Successful:

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 years of laboratory experience required along with an employment record of progressive management experience in a laboratory setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in health care administration or business preferred.
  • Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) required.  Subspecialty certification preferred.
  • Highly proficient in laboratory processes and operations and laboratory information systems (LIS).  Strong knowledge of Epic (EMR) and Cerner (LIS) preferred.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal/communication skills.   Can maintain collaborative, effective working relationships with laboratory staff, nursing and clinicians.
  • Demonstrates leadership, as shown by a history of key accomplishments.

 

 


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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