SUMMARY: Reporting to the Laboratory Director, this position is responsible for the daily and long-term operations of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM). In collaboration with the laboratory operations team, the Operations Manager ensures requirements are met for regulatory/accreditation compliance, facilitates resource management, and participates in systems planning. This position oversees personnel management to ensure high quality patient care, continuous process improvement, and employee engagement.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a College Degree - 4 year with a Masters Degree preferred. CLS - Clinical Lab Scientist license or Medical Laboratory Scientist ASCP certification required. A minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible laboratory experience and a minimum of three (3) years management experience including process improvement required. A minimum five (5) years demonstrated mastery of the job content through success in this role in multiple organizations preferred.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period. Exempt position.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.