Providence Health & Services Laboratory Services Manager in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Laboratory Services Manager at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.

Are you interested in working in a unique and beautiful rural location? Do you have a passion for rural medicine and l value collaboration with multi-specialty groups within one hospital? This is an opportunity to challenge yourself in a rewarding leadership role. Competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and relocation bonus are available. Join the leadership team at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, and enjoy the many benefits of working within a supportive and close-knit community. Experience all that the beautiful and scenic state of Alaska has to offer from the welcoming community of Kodiak!

As the only hospital on Kodiak Island, Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center is the sole provider of acute and emergency care. Accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Level IV trauma center by the State of Alaska, this 25-bed Critical Access Hospital plays an indispensable role in the lives of nearly 14,000 residents in the city of Kodiak, the Coast Guard base and neighboring villages. The hospital receives high marks from patients, physicians and caregivers alike.

Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare. Alaska has no state income tax! Kodiak is famous for its fishing, huge Kodiak brown bears and lush mountains. But Kodiak Islanders also pride themselves on lesser known features: excellent public and private schools, organized youth sports, several churches, museums, and dozens of community events. The island’s tight-knit population of 14,000 residents is surprisingly diverse, with significant groups of Alaska Natives, Asians, Hispanics and Pacific Islanders. And nature is never far away in Kodiak; within minutes of the hospital you can be beachcombing, jogging through a magnificent forest, or fighting a feisty salmon on a pristine stream.

The Laboratory Service Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and directly supervising the activities of the Laboratory department in accordance with Providence philosophy, objectives, policies, procedures and standards.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide leadership by developing a positive work environment.

  • Provide guidance and support to staff members to ensure that they are able to perform their work effectively and efficiently.

  • Demonstrate professional interpersonal and verbal skills when communicating with a wide variety of people from differing literacy levels, languages and cultures.

  • Exhibit the necessary skills to build effective teams by coaching, building trust, and training staff to work collaboratively and cohesively with other staff and/or team members in a variety of settings.

  • Develop and implement work schedules and work assignments fairly, equally, and in a manner which is consistent with staff learning and development plans.

  • You will be responsible for completing and regularly monitoring the departmental operating and capital budgets.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Physical or Biological Science

  • National Certification as Medical Technologist (MT) from the American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) or as a Medical Laboratory Scientist MLSO from ASCP

  • Alaska driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance

  • Knowledge and experience with Laboratory Information Systems

Preferred qualifications for this position include :

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire

  • 4 years of training or experience in high complexity microbiology

  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in the clinical laboratory with ) or more years as a staff Medical Technologist during career

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 180859