Plans, directs and maintains Microbiology department. Ensure compliance with all regulatory and accredited agencies. Maintains RWJUHR’s Five Pillars: People, Service, Quality, Finance and Growth; keeping mission and vision in mind. Evaluate personnel according to HR policies using established departmental performance standards to promote competency and growth within the department. Keeps inventory at par to maintain daily operation. Provide accurate and timely results to physicians, nurses and other health care personnel. Responsible for investigating new products, test methods and instrumentation, performs cost analysis before implementation in the department. Train staff and maintain record of continuing education. Establish quality control program to ensure accurate and reliable test result. Maintain instrument functions and preventative maintenance records.
Requires a bachelor's degree in science. MT-ASCP or equivalent as per CLIA. 7-10 years of direct experience in the field of clinical laboratory of an acute care hospital.