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Vice President of Laboratory Operations

Company: Vanguard Healthcare Staffing
Location: Suffern
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Vice President of Laboratory OperationsDiagnostic Laboratory OperationsDirect HireVice President, Laboratory OperationsSUMMARY:The Vice President, Laboratory Operations will provide strategic oversight and direction for laboratory operations. Responsible for developing, implementing and refining operational strategies for laboratory services to meet short-term and long-range business objectives. In partnership with the management to continuously improve efficiencies throughout the operational business cycle.Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to the overall laboratory operations department, for example: receiving, accessioning, grossing, slide scanning, distributions, material storage and retrievals and waste management.
  • Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes both internal and external. Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.
  • Drive a success-oriented, metric driven, and accountable environment within the company.
  • Scale operations to be highly efficient, quality-driven, and compliant with quality management system requirements.
  • Oversight of regulatory interactions, including New York State/CLIA/CAP, etc. to ensure overall compliance.
  • Work with QA group to assure adherence to internal guidelines.
  • Partner with Human Resources to handle staffing of personnel in the laboratory. Effectively maintain quality staffing by interviewing, hiring, developing and training. Responsible for performance management and competencies of non-medical staff.
  • Supervise automation, including the design, development, and optimization of work flow throughout the laboratory.
  • Collaborate with IT in the specification and development of software systems in support of the laboratory technology platform(s) and provide user requirements to the software design team.
  • Plan and manage departmental budgets, including long-term planning and actual performance.
  • Align resources (leaders and operators) with capacity to ensure positioning for budgeted growth.
  • Foster an environment of quality, service, and operational best practices.
  • Partner with finance to facilitate contract negotiations and recommend vendor selections for laboratory processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.Experience Required
    • Cross-functional leadership experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.
    • Outstanding leadership, people development and management skills.
    • Bachelors in relevant field required. Master's Degree or applicable experience preferred.
    • Minimum of ten years of progressive leadership in Laboratory Operations experience.
    • Experience in the development of projects from concept to launch.
    • Proficiency with LIMS systems is required. Knowledge of NetLims a plus.
    • Knowledge of whole slide imaging technology preferable.
    • Commercial laboratory experience required. Anatomic pathology laboratory experience preferred.
    • Experience working with a broad set of laboratory vendors, instruments and workflows preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage and achieve short and long-term departmental goals.
    • Ability and willingness to engage in resolving day-to-day issues.

Keywords: Vanguard Healthcare Staffing, Paterson , Vice President of Laboratory Operations, Executive , Suffern, New Jersey

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