Laboratory Manager

  • Location: Juneau, AK
  • Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Job Description

Responsible for management of the SEARHC clinic laboratories, including supervision of personnel, budget administration, quality assurance and management, supply procurement and contract negotiation, selection and purchase of equipment, all administrative laboratory functions, and compliance with all regulatory agencies. Perform administrative duties for the Harvest LIS system and co-administrator of the Copia LIS system. Also performs laboratory testing at all levels clinical laboratory on an as needed basis.


At the direction of the CLIA License holder, evaluates the quality of laboratory services personnel, and equipment. Relates laboratory services to the medical staff and patients. Assesses laboratory needs and utilization and explores sources and methods to meet that utilization. Assures compliance with all ELMC and Consortium wide policies. Assures compliance with all outside regulatory policies and agencies such as HIPAA, JC, CLIA, COLA, and OSHA. Administrator for the ELMC Harvest LIS and co-administrator of the consortium wide Copia LIS. Maintains lab policy and procedure manuals.
At the direction of the CLIA License holder, plans, implements, coordinate, reviews and assures compliance with all laboratory quality control, proficiency testing, quality assurance, safety, accreditation, and preventive maintenance programs. Troubleshoots and resolves instrument and laboratory system failures.
Performs specimen collection and lab testing in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Routinely reviews patient reports to assure accuracy.
Serves as laboratory resource for all departments. May participate in consortium wide committees and ELMC committees
Assesses and monitors operational costs and develops laboratory budget. Analyzes historical trends and data.
Coordinates recruitment, retention, and personnel actions. Develops and monitors on going continuing education for lab and nursing personnel performing waived testing. Addresses concerns of internal and external customers.

Position Qualifications


Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or related sciences


Two years of work experience in a clinical laboratory setting and two additional years of supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory setting.


National laboratory certification - ASCP or equivalent

Additional Background Check (in addition to Indian Child Protection Act)

Must be able to pass background check for CMS

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Advanced knowledge of clinical laboratory and health care regulations
Advanced knowledge of laboratory sciences
Working knowledge of other departmental processes

Competent phlebotomy and technical skills
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Advanced computer use skills

Advanced ability to multi task
Advanced ability for analytical thinking and troubleshooting
Advanced ability to manage personnel

Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, its a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Employment Type

  • Full Time


3100 Channel Drive
Juneau, AK 99801

Opened: 1975

Phone: (907) 463-4000

Fax: (907) 463-4000



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