Dignity Health Laboratory Manager in WOODLAND, California


Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at.


Position Summary:

The Manager of Laboratory Position is responsible for managing day-to-day laboratory operations to ensure proper functioning of the laboratory and the quality of laboratory services. This position also foresees, plans and implements overall laboratory activities; ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental operations. The Manager of Laboratory is also responsible for ensuring compliance with laboratory guidelines and policies, overseeing and developing laboratory personnel training; instructs, supervises and manages technicians to conduct proper experimental practices. Also leads research projects; mentors and supervises laboratory members in executing research project tasks.

Other competencies expected of this position include:

Keeping the organization’s mission, vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action. Ensuring that the patient perspective is a driving force behind our actions and business decisions; crafting and implementing service practices that meet patients' and own organization’s needs. (Focus also includes internal and external customers).

Demonstrates breadth and/or depth of professional/technical skills and capabilities required for position; shares knowledge; sets or contributes to the Company’s direction within area of expertise.

Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization. Manages collaboratively and coaches others to achieve optimal performance; delegates effectively; praises/rewards contributions; defines clear roles and responsibilities; sets goals and leads initiatives; adjusts plans as necessary.

Sharing authority and responsibility with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization enabling individuals to stretch their capabilities and accomplish the business unit’s strategic priorities. Applies influence based on professional skill and experience.

Understanding of how to anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to diverse situations.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), or equivalent required. Additional state licensure as needed is required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive Laboratory Services experience in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science, of which 2 of those years with an emphasis on management of a Medical Laboratory.

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

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Job ID 2017-38958

Employment Type Full Time

Department Clinical Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Woodland Healthcare

Shift Varied


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Based on Business Need

Work Schedule 8 Hour