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Laboratory Manager, Infectious Disease and Genomics

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Akron Children's Hospital

Akron, OH 44301
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Position Summary:

Plans, organizes, and directs, in conjunction with the Medical Director and the Administrative Director, the day to day administrative and operational activities of the Infectious Disease and Genomics sections of the Laboratory to include:


  • Staffing/scheduling (work days and assignments); training
  • Competency evaluation; technical assistance/oversight
  • Supply and equipment procurement
  • Equipment oversight/maintenance
  • Capital and operating budgets, staff relations, quality control/assurance, LIS knowledge and performance improvement activities.


Provides effective, professional leadership to supervisors, senior technologists, and/or staff. Represents and/or coordinates activities of assigned areas within the Infectious Disease and Genomics sections of the laboratory, hospital, and outside agencies and organizations. Maintains all regulatory requirements and standards of performance and professional conduct within assigned areas.

Bachelor of Science degree required. Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist certification with recognized agency (ASCP) required. Minimum of four (4) years previous experience in laboratory medicine with minimum of two (2) years experience in laboratory management. Strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and time management skills required. Successfully passes enhanced security screening if department so requires.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Reference: 694181416

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