Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville. As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
Facts at a Glance:
•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers •IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties
The Laboratory Department provides a wide variety of assays and procedures to obtain data used in the diagnosis and treatment of most disease states to our inpatient and out patients. Services include phlebotomy, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, blood bank, point-of-care and pathology.
Responsible for managing daily operations (QA/QC, equipment maintenance, workflow, service levels, operational oversight, workspace), staff (first level supervision, scheduling, coaching, staff development, CE, etc.) and performing analysis within the regulatory requirements.
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Supervises laboratory activities and ensures par levels of supplies are maintained and procedures are performed promptly, accurately, and precisely according to department and hospital policies and procedures.
Keeps abreast of new developments, techniques and procedures on equipment, tests, and methods as well as other information relating to the laboratory and writes and / or updates procedures for assigned areas as necessary.
Establishes systems and processes to streamline tasks and eliminate waste. Takes responsibility for the daily operations, both technically and administratively to ensure quality services.
Ensures maintenance of laboratory services and quality in accordance with prescribed standards and policies of the system, government and other accreditation agencies.
Promotes continued communication through staff meeting, touch base meetings and performance evaluations
Bachelor's Degree, Physical/Life Science/related
< 2 years
Licenses & Certifications
MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Additional Job Information
40 Hours per Week -
Benefits Eligible -
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 1177577
About Memorial Hospital Belleville
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, and is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC HealthCare has ranked as one of the top workplaces among large employers in the seventh annual St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces for 2018 program. BJC is one of 150 Greater St. Louis employers to receive the award and the only health care system to make the list.
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