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Site Director

Company: NeoGenomics Laboratories
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

We are a leader in liquid biopsy. Every day we transform the lives of cancer patients and their families through the power of liquid biopsy. Our tests unlock essential genomic information from a simple blood test and allow clinicians to make more informed treatment decisions for their patients.We are dynamic and innovative, focused on the development of new ground-breaking technologies in a fast-paced and international setting. Our exceptional team of talented and driven individuals work together to combine their energy and expertise in world-class research, product development and commercialization to bring new tests to the patients that need them.If making a difference is in your DNA and you are ready to join the liquid biopsy revolution, then you could be just the person we are looking for to join our world-leading Laboratory Operations group.Purpose of role:Under the direction of the Director, Lab Operations, the Site Director has responsibility for standardizing best practices across the network as well as responsibility for turnaround time, cost per test, and other Performance Pool metrics within their designated methodology. Additionally, they will continue to be responsible for their direct reports at their primary location. The role includes all planning, implementation, operations and evaluation of programs, revenue analysis, budget management, and human resources management activities to ensure optimal turnaround times, quality and profitable growth. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agency standards, including CAP, CLIA, and OSHA while working closely with the Medical and Lab Director and other staff pathologists.This is a management position responsible for the strategic oversight and leadership direction; oversees several functions; provides leadership to site supervisors and managers; may also manage first-line supervisors and/or professional staff. This position level reports to a member of the leadership team.Core Responsibilities:

Plans, coordinates, and directs the activities of the laboratory (clinical and/or support services divisions) to ensure efficient, effective, and economical utilization of space, personnel and other resources Maintains a physical presence within assigned departments and responds to requests for assistance; facilitates services, communication, and problem resolution; serves as a role model for staff Plans and develops objectives and goals for the assigned departments; ensures development, implementation, and administration of department policies, procedures, turnaround time, and quality; participate in long range planning and development Assists in the development and maintains finance aspects for individual departments; prepares, secures necessary approvals, and manages operational and budgets; coordinates all purchases of supplies and minor capital equipment (for large capital purchases, works with the appropriate parties); directs business practices to ensure timely, efficient, and accurate patient results; takes appropriate action to ensure services are within budget guidelines Ensures that all departments are staffed adequately for the scope of service and turnaround time (as allowed/approved by budgeting); acts as a resource for supervisor personnel to help resolve human resources problems; interviews, hires, counsels, and/or terminates subordinate personnel; performance reviews and planning for direct reports Participates in, promotes, and provides educational and professional activities; remains current on technical, managerial, and financial aspects for assigned departments; ensures development and implementation of an educational/staff development plan; works with supervisory personnel to ensure participation in educational/staff development plan Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with all personnel, medical staff, other departments, and vendors in support of patient care; communicates, gathers, and exchanges information; develops and implements solutions to problems; initiates new programs Facilitates and supports approved projects and directives, i.e., information system planning/implementation, productivities, efficiency, and quality improvement efforts Serves on committees and improvement teams to coordinate activities as they relate to diagnostic services, turnaround time, and quality assurance Works with projects to a timely resolution and completes assignments according to agreed upon deadlines Produces financial and statistical reports and metrics Recognizes the need and responds in a timely manner, to inform Management of operational issues within areas of responsibility Develops, plans, and implements improvement programs Consults and collaborates with other directors for integration among sites, standardization, compliance and to capture advantages due to economies of scale Ensures that a safe working environment is maintained and that safe work practices are employed; ensures staff participation in all safety, compliance and other mandatory training Maintains advance knowledge of CAP/CLIA/NY requirements and ensures compliance with all regulatory standards Accountable for the operation of a 24-hour function, including responding to emergencies, and attendance at meetings outside of working hours as neededPosition Objectives:
Achieves desired level of competency and accuracy for the main department processes and responsibilities of assigned position Ensures assigned departments meet or exceed productivity expectations Ensures operational plans are aligned with business objectives Ensures assigned departments maintain compliance with all accrediting and regulatory standards Achieves all individual and departmental performance goals or objectives as established by the Operations Leader Effectively schedules and manages resources to meet department goals Communicates effectively with all levels of staff Maintains thorough knowledge and shows demonstrated support of NeoGenomics Laboratories core values, safety, compliance, and Company policies and proceduresEducation Requirements:Must qualify as a Technical Supervisor per CLIA and CAP as follows:
MD or DO with a current medical license and board-certification in Anatomic, Cytopathology, and Clinical Pathology or possess qualifications equivalent to those required for certification; OR MD or DO with a current medical license1 and board-certification in Anatomic or Clinical Pathology or possess qualifications equivalent to those required for certification.
Technical supervisors overseeing anatomic or cytopathology services must have board-certification in anatomic pathology or equivalent qualificationsTechnical supervisors overseeing a clinical pathology specialty must have board-certification in clinical pathology or equivalent qualifications Technical supervisors responsible for anatomic pathology, cytopathology, and clinical pathology must have board-certification in both anatomic and clinical pathology or equivalent qualificationsThe section director/Technical Supervisor of a molecular pathology laboratory is a pathologist, board-certified physician in a specialty other than pathology, or doctoral scientist in a chemical, physical, or biologic science, with specialized training and/or appropriate experience in molecular pathologyFor other specialties, not including Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology:
MD or DO with a current medical license and 1-year training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty: OR Doctoral degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science with 1-year training and experience in the respective specialty; OR Masters degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical or biological science and 2 years training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty; OR Bachelors degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical or biological science and 4 years training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty Qualification Requirements:
Strong track record working in a clinically certified or accredited (e.g. CLIA, CAP, NYS) laboratory Extensive working knowledge of CLIA/CAP/NYS laboratory requirements Familiarity with LIMS/LIS systems Strong working knowledge of laboratory automation and instrumentation
Proven success increasing and maintaining client and employee satisfactionProven experience in process improvement within the laboratory functionExcellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function independently in a matrixed organizationAbility to make sound decisions under stressful situationsDemonstrated success in leading team members to reach goals and objectivesDemonstrated success in meeting high performance standards with regard to work quality and quantityStrong interpersonal skills to effectively communication with all employees and clientsStrong computer skills to accomplish tasksStrong organizational skills and attention to detailAbility to work independently and within a team environmentMust be able to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain production and quality standardsMust be to work in a biohazard environment and comply with safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety ManualTravel:
OccasionalOur Values guide all our activities:We areBOLDwith the delivery of cutting-edge science.We arePASSIONATEwe love what we do, our purpose and our impact on patients is clearWe areCARINGwe care for our patients, our partners, customers and colleagues

Keywords: NeoGenomics Laboratories, Durham , Site Director, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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