This position will work at our laboratory inside BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER in TUCSON, AZ. This position will coordinate and have supervisor responsibilities over technical workflow (no direct reports).
ABOUT BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TUCSON Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus, is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report.
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POSITION SUMMARY Provides general supervision under the direction of management to assigned personnel. Responsible for organizing, directing, and controlling aspects of assigned technical departments as required in order to provide high quality and cost effective services.
Under the direction of the management, provides operational supervision of assigned technical departments as required, including monitoring and improving workflow within the area, monitoring the ordering of supplies, and day to day problem resolution and troubleshooting.
Focuses on quality by working with management in implementation and oversight of quality policies, procedures, monitoring of results and corrective action. Participates in quality improvement projects and outcome measurement studies. Ensures that appropriate policies are followed regarding specimen integrity.
Provides or assists in monitoring of financial activities within assigned departments as required. If applicable, controls and adjusts expenditures throughout the year to meet budget. Manages waste reduction and expense reduction efforts.
Serves as a resource and communication liaison to interact with pathologists, physicians, nurses, clients and other healthcare professionals in responding to result or quality inquiries and other issues related to both on-site and system testing.
BS degree with 3 years Anatomic Pathology experience,
AA degree with 5 years Anatomic Pathology experience, or
Ten years recent experience in Anatomic Pathology is required.
Must be able to perform all functions required of staff reporting to this position. Must have a good working knowledge of regulatory and accreditation requirements. A high degree of problem solving and decision making skills is required. Excellent leadership, human relations and communication skills are required.
Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics, is the nation’s largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,100 employees serving more than 23,000 patients every day throughout Arizona. We are the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing more than 60 million diagnostic tests per year. We offer a local comprehens...ive test menu which encompasses routine, molecular, prescription drug monitoring, cytogenetic, and pathology testing services.
Sonora Quest Laboratories is more than a lab – we’re focused on delivering data-driven insights to support our customers in improving health outcomes, which lowers overall healthcare costs, improving quality and delivering an exceptional customer and patient experience. As Arizona’s leading provider of diagnostic testing and information we will do all we can to support the needs of our patients and the entire healthcare community.