Histology Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512635-577399
    • Job Location: Memphis, TN
    • Job Level: Management
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 26, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: June 12, 2017
    • PCN: DMS0032
    • Position: Histology Manager
    • Date: 05/26/2017
    • FLSA Status: Exempt
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Job Description:

SUMMARY

Develops and oversees the work processes of the dermatopathology laboratory including workflow and staff assignments to achieve efficiency, production goals and quality standards. Ensures regulatory compliance. Responsible for ordering supplies and maintaining inventory. Performs histotechnician duties. Ensure staff effectiveness and development including continuing education (CE) requirements for appropriate staff. Maintains necessary employment files and competency records for histology staff. Responsible for histology staff acquisition, dismissal, and disciplinary actions as needed. Develops effective physician relationships including those of established or future business relationships that involve outside technical processing of various tissues. Assists in laboratory space planning/development and acquisition of new equipment. Ensures processing is completed on time and within specifications. Maintains the confidentiality of patient information and other UTMG business information in accordance with HIPAA and other compliance standards.

 

KEY RESULT AREAS (KRAs)

  • Effectiveness and efficiency of histology work processes
  • Maintains supplies inventory
  • Cost effective practice through relationships and negotiations with vendors
  • Equipment specifications and maintenance
  • Effective physician relationships
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Quality assurance
  • Staff development and maintaining employment files including continuing education credits for appropriate staff members
  • Staff effectiveness
  • Along with the laboratory director, maintains CAP inspection readiness and updates policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Develops new, validated laboratory tests as needed, including immunohistochemistry.
  • Monitors and approves employee time cards under supervision.

Experience and Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of an approved structured histotechnician or histotechnology program or equivalent knowledge as defined by Federal/State regulations
  • Baccalaureate degree preferred
  • HT or HTL (ASCP) Certification required
  • 3 years of histology experience, with 1-2 years in a leadership role preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, training, communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of laboratory practices, procedures and equipment
  • Knowledge of industry standards and accrediting standards (federal {CLIA}, states, College of American Pathologists)
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the pathology field.
  • Knowledge of safety, compliance and regulatory issues
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently using experience, judgment and time management skills to plan and accomplish goals
  • Must be a team player

 


Appointments will be based on merit as it relates to position requirements without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Successful candidates must submit documentation verifying employment eligibility and identity and successfully pass a drug test to be employed by University Clinical Health. External candidates apply online at http://universityclinicalhealth.com/careers. University Clinical Health is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resource Department at 901-866-8100 or fax 901-302-2008.