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Clinical Lab Manager - Carmel, IN - 907702

Carmel, IN 46032
  • Job Code
    907702
Find"out what it means to be part of an exceptional company that values its"employees, its role in health care, and making a difference one patient at a"time. Take a look at American"Health Network, part of Optum and"explore a new path toyour life's best work.(sm)

The Lab Manager directs the operations and administration of the lab with the assistance of Lab Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and revises systems, procedures and quality"assurance protocols to improve operations with assistance of Lab Director
  • Reviews and writes new testing protocols
  • Prepares, reviews, and distributes required reports
  • Acts as liaison with physicians, Central Services"Organization (CSO) and other staff.
  • Inventories, maintains, and orders supplies
  • Tracks daily activity
  • Provides medical"laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by"establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing"analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with"pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the"laboratory and public health department
  • Maintains medical"laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing"operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance;"certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service,"and repair
  • Maintains medical"laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level;"anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies;"verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains medical"laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying"peak and slack periods; making operational or staffing adjustment
  • Maintains quality"results by participating in the quality assurance program; consulting with"pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing quality control and"quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures;"generating reports; maintaining records
  • Maintains medical"laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Completes"operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on"work results
  • Maintains medical"laboratory staff results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning,"monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Maintains"professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;"reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;"participating in professional societies
  • Resolves problems"by consulting with pathologists, other laboratory managers, technical"coordinators, laboratory directors, physicians, nurses, and other health care"professionals; attending committee meetings
  • Contributes to"team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Aligns people and projects to achieve initiatives
  • Works with direct reports to develop goals and objectives
  • Works with direct reports to establish performance"standards for work assignments, monitors work status and progress including"goals and objectives
  • Values cultural diversity and other individual differences"in the workforce, ensuring that the organization builds on these differences
  • Ensures employees are treated in a fair and equitable"manner
  • Complies with all EEO obligations and responsibilities
  • Develops staff through coaching, mentoring, rewarding,"training, and guiding
  • Empowers employees and recognizes and rewards their"contributions
  • Surrounds self with highly capable people
  • Manages employee issues and resolves grievances
  • Interviews, hires, and orients direct reports utilizing"all support tools provided by organization
  • Completes performance evaluations for direct reports on a"timely basis
  • Consults with Human Resources to determine if"disciplinary or termination meetings are needed
  • Conducts disciplinary and termination meetings after consulting"with Human Resources
  • Assists all staff in the interpretation of policies and"procedures
  • Assesses current and future staffing needs based on"organizational goals
  • Utilizes compensation data provided by Human Resources
  • Maintains a broad understanding of the principles of"financial management - uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities.
  • Monitors all financial expenditures
  • Identifies / implements cost-effective approaches with"assistance of Lab Director
  • Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate"technology into the workplace and improve work processes.
  • Supports and implements organizational technology changes
  • Ensures quality of work performed by direct reports in"area(s) of responsibility
  • Commits to a focus on continuous improvement of workflow"processes and procedures
  • Attends meetings and participates on committees as needed
  • Reviews current literature and attends training sessions"and seminars to keep informed of new developments in the field
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as"directed

You'll be rewarded"and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you"and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well"as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • ASCP Certification
  • Previous management experience
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Prior experience managing a clinical laboratory


Opportunities with American Health"Network, part of Optum.When you"join American Health Network (AHN), you become part of a team that strives to"identify and retain the top healthcare professionals in the markets it serves."At American Health Network, we want to be the best health care organization we"can be. Our mission is to improve the health of our patients. We're a"physician-led organization, operating over 70 medical offices in Indiana and"Ohio, with over 300 providers and 1200 employees. We're also part of Optum, in"the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and backed by the resources of a"global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and"help make the health system work better for everyone. That's an important"differentiator as more people need our help simplifying the complexities of the"American health care system. At the same time, the culture of AHN supports"work-life flexibility for employees and places a high value on their physical,"emotional, financial and other aspects of well-being.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:"UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action"employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment"without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected"veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or"expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic"protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace."Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Lab manager, laboratory manager, lab supervisor, laboratory supervisor, AHN, American Health Network, Optum, OptumCare, Carmel, IN, Indiana

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Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-03-11

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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