Lab Manager, Clinical Laboratory, First Shift

Job Description

Lab Manager, First Shift, Clinical Laboratory Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time lab manager for the clinical laboratory department for first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Laboratory Manager is responsible for day-to-day work activities of the Clinical Laboratory. Under the guidance of the Laboratory Director, he/she works to ensure efficient and effective operations. In cooperation with the Laboratory Administrative team, he/she works to ensure compliance with the accrediting agency and government regulations, works to ensure that both internal and external customer needs are met and that the functions of the laboratory provide quality and timely services.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


Job Responsibilities
  • Plans, delegates and organizes work activities to ensure efficient and effective laboratory operations.
  • Ensures quality laboratory programs relative to scope of job duty to include, but not limited to, customer support of internal and external clients, inventory management, review of test menu, test build, specimen collection, specimen processing, turn around time, charges and invoicing.
  • Oversees quality management program relative to scope of job duty. Monitors and reports quality indicators to include pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases of testing. Suggests and implements performance improvement initiatives.
  • Attends appropriate hospital and laboratory committee meetings. Facilitates staff meetings. In conjunction with Lab Administration, develops and communicates goals and objectives to the relevant work groups. Utilizes effective means of communication to ensure accurate and timely delivery of information.
  • Performs management functions including, hiring/termination decision, correction action, time/attendance, competency assessment and performance appraisals.
  • Participates in Administrative/Technical tasks and projects with Laboratory Administration.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
  • Clinical Laboratory and phlebotomy background preferred.
  • Management experience is preferred.

Join our team as a lab manager in our clinical laboratory department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at