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Anatomic Pathology Manager

Anatomic Pathology Manager

Department 
Pathology
Job Locations 
US-NY-White Plains
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

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Position Summary

Westmed Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Anatomic Pathology Manager based at the White Plains, New York office location.  The Anatomic Pathology Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Pathology and Cytology Laboratory including the Molecular Lab. The Anatomic Pathology Manager is responsible to ensure specimens are handled properly and for obtaining accurate patient identification and reliability of all patients reports. Under his/her supervision, both patient and Q.C. material are performed accurately for pathological interpretation and in a timely manner.  The Anatomic Pathology Manager also assures the delivery of quality department/clinical services in accordance with established hospital and regulatory/accreditation agency standards.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Oversees that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
  • Ensures that all testing is done under optimal conditions (ie. Instruments functioning properly; reagents in good condition and proper technique followed.)
  • Responsible and accountable for the overall operations of the Pathology department. Overall operations of the department include development of department goals and objectives that are consistent with the hospital mission, the management of personnel, preparing/monitoring of and accountability for the department budgets.
  • Ensures employee compliance with Westmed policies and procedures
  • Ensures employee competency and education requirements are satisfied as per hospital policy.
  • Attends Management/Leadership meetings as scheduled/required and communicates hospital policies, performance improvement initiatives and all other required information to their staff.
  • Upholds the provision of a safe employee/patient environment.
  • Maintains knowledge related to the operations of their department.
  • Works collaboratively with all levels of Westmed interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within their department.
  • Demonstrates positive customer service, fosters positive employee relations and assures that staff adhere to the Customer Service Standards.
  • Supportive of Westmed initiatives and projects and functions as a positive change agent.
  • Promotes a positive and professional image and is a role model, coach, mentor and resource for staff and peers.
  • Reviews all technical procedures performed in areas of responsibility and maintain explanation of such in manual form.
  • Prepares and submits Laboratory Quality Assurance, Accreditations, and Safety reports as per department policy.
  • Writes and revises all section procedure manuals as needed.
  • Evaluates and implements new instrumentation and methodologies
  • Ensures that maintenance procedures are performed as needed and are well documented.
  • Performs technical duties as needed.
  • Evaluates reference laboratories’ procedures and TAT for section.
  • Coordinates and maintains all laboratory computer reports formats.
  • Interviews, hires, evaluate, counsels and terminates employees as per Westmed policy.
  • Conducts monthly staff meetings to update staff and/or address department issues and records meeting minutes for all staff.
  • Utilizes multiple methodologies to communicate information.
  • Complies with all WMG policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.
  • Performs other ancillary duties as directed by competent authority.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certification as a Lab Technologist under CLIA and CLEP
  • Biology major with New York State licenses
  • 3-5 years managerial experience in anatomic pathology
  • Broad knowledge of tests performed and equipment utilized in the laboratory
  • Ability to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretion
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to deal courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the public
  • Sufficient technical ability to be able to troubleshoot independently and knowledge to know when to ask for assistance

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.

 

Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

 

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