Brand New: Part-Time Pathology (Lab Director) Opportunity in Metro New York City!!

Doctors Choice Placement
June 27, 2016
Northeast/Mid Atlantic, NY
Job Type


Brand New: Part-Time Pathology (Lab Director) Opportunity in Metro New York City!!
Excellent Manhattan location
"We are looking for a Clinical Pathologist licensed in New York state to supervise a chemistry and pathology lab we are starting."
This would be a part-time salaried position.
Volume: "We are employing a captitated / subscription model for lab testing so aren’t pushing the volume-based business model of traditional labs."

Laboratory Medical Director
Company offers the world's first personal clinical lab service allowing consumers to monitor and understand their bodies. The laboratory focuses on moderate and high complexity testing to help guide daily wellness behaviors. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Laboratory Medical Director.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
" Directs and coordinates the strategy and operations of laboratory. Interfaces with key stakeholders and senior leadership in accomplishing business objectives.
" Accountable for the leadership and management functions of the laboratory with a focus on creativity, innovation, efficient and effective delivery of services, and providing consumer-centric healthcare and wellness services.
" Responsible for operationalizing the laboratory's strategic planning goals, meeting fiscal responsibilities and exceeding regulatory requirements.
" Implements and oversees quality control (QC) and quality assessment (QA) programs for laboratory services. Works with staff to identify, investigate and correct failures in quality.
" Provides exceptional leadership in implementing and improving functional metrics for quality in all areas of the lab as a continuous driver in the quality management program.
" Assists in establishing laboratory standards of performance, quality control and quality assessments. Ensures that performance characteristics for tests have been properly verified; and that testing personnel are performing the test methods as required to produce accurate and reliable results.
" Works with the laboratory team to ensure that the laboratory passes proficiency testing. If relevant, ensures that all unacceptable and/or unsatisfactory PT results are investigated and that corrective action is taken and documented.
" Participates in employing competent laboratory personnel and interviews potential staff by phone and/or in person.
" Ensures personnel have been appropriately trained and demonstrate competency in all phases (preanalytic, analytic, post analytic) prior to testing patient specimens.
" Provides oversight of technical performance of clinical laboratory personnel including ensuring that a competency assessment protocol is established and followed.
" Collaborates in the development and scientific/clinical validation of tests. Provides scientific direction, technical and administrative oversight in the development of the LDTs.
" Represents Company as it's laboratory director to NY State Department of Health/Center in the application and onsite survey.
" Available for consultation on technical and interpretive questions. Provides onsite, telephone or electronic consultation as needed.

" Hold and maintain New York State M.D. or D.O. licensure in good standing.
" Hold and maintain New York State Laboratory Director Certificate of Qualifications in the following categories:
o Clinical chemistry
o Endocrinology
o Hematology
o Diagnostic immunology
o Genetic testing
" At least two years documented work experience directing and supervising high complexity testing
" As mandated under New York Department of Health regulations
o Able and willing to commit to no temporary absences of greater than or equal to three works within the next two years
o Able and willing to commit to providing adequate hours on site at the current laboratory location, "commensurate with the laboratory workload, scope and complexity of test procedures, qualifications of on-site personnel, and availability of alternate monitoring and communication capabilities."

o As sole laboratory director, they allocate and give preference to Company in the relevant permit categories (under the limit of two clinical laboratories) in the pertinent specialties within the CLIA database.
" Schedule: Part time position. Flexible schedule. Work may be remote and onsite.
" No visa sponsorship is provided.

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