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Laboratory Operations Manager, Full-Time.

Company: Arkansas Children's Hospital
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Work Shift:
Please see job description for details.
Time Type:
Full time
CC014070 Lab - General
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinical laboratory. Works and collaborates with department managers in directing compliance with policies, procedures and best practices in support of optimal performance of the laboratory. In addition, directs operations to achieve accurate, reliable, and timely testing services. Hires, trains, and, as necessary, terminates employees under their operational supervision. Works directly with the Laboratory Admin Director in the execution of initiatives supporting the Laboratory Strategic Plan. Represents the laboratory as a model of the behavioral standards of the institution. Supports the Mission and Strategic Imperatives of organization.
Additional Information:
Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Recommended Education:
Master's Degree
Required Work Experience:
Related Field - 5 years with 1 year of leadership experience
Recommended Work Experience:
Required Certifications:
Medical Technologist (MT-AMT) - American Medical Technologists (AMT), Medical Technologist (MT-ASCP) - American Society for Clinical Pathology, Medical Technologist (MT-NCA) - American Society for Clinical Pathology
Recommended Certifications:

  • Responsible for the overall operation of one or more department(s) in the laboratory.

  • Builds an effective team by attracting skilled workers, effectively integrating new staff to their jobs, and developing and retaining skilled workers to meet current and future department goals and objectives.

  • Assures regulatory compliance accreditation requirements are met.

  • Assures readiness for unannounced inspections and implements corrective actions within established deadlines following inspections and audits.

  • Defines standards for quality and Performsance measure and evaluates services and processes against those standards also Providess personnel competency and training.

  • Assures instrument validation and calibration.

  • Plans for fiscal management and resource utilization including the budgeting, forecasting and monitoring and forecasting processes.

  • Plans, implements and evaluates specific improvement activities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Arkansas Children's ( is the only hospital system in the state dedicated to caring for children, which enables us to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas.
    Arkansas Children's is driven by four core values-safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence-which inform every action.
    Arkansas Children's Hospital has received Magnet Status ( from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), for nursing excellence and patient outcomes. And we are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report ( for Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.
    For more than a century, Arkansas Children's has met the unique needs of children. But we're more than just a hospital treating sick kids-our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.
    Arkansas Children's Little Rock campus includes a 336-bed hospital with the state's only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. And Arkansas Children's Northwest ( provides inpatient and emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.
    "Arkansas Children's is a place of hope and comfort for children and parents. When you are at children's, you are part of an elite team united with a common goal of saving children and making their lives better." Michael - Business Operations Manager
    "Arkansas Children's Hospital is a prestigious institution that cares for children." Linda - Information Systems Analyst
    "We are an organization of care, love, and hope while we champion children." Angela - Parking and Fleet Coordinator
    "Care, love, and hope for children!" Kathy - Administrative Assistant
    "When I think of my time here at Arkansas Children's Hospital, I can honestly say that it has given me a unique perspective on the human condition, and the various roles that we all have in patient care. As a supply assistant, I have a very important job ensuring that the doctors and nurses have what they need to provide the world class medical care to the Children of Arkansas and surrounding states. Being a Champion for Children is more than a catch phrase, it is a way of life!" Nick - Supply Assistant
    Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Keywords: Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock , Laboratory Operations Manager, Full-Time., Healthcare , Little Rock, Arkansas

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