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Laboratory Manager - Allegheny Valley Hospital

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Natrona Heights, PA - Allegheny Valley Hospital
  • Laboratory
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Manages laboratory operations and is responsible for all employment related activities, budgets, fiscal performance and quality assurance.  May also function as Technologist to cover departmental staffing requirements.


  • Provides leadership to staff to ensure quality patient care by utilizing the performance improvement model to correct quality issues. Ensures that compliance standards are met. (20%)
  • Oversees the development/revision of procedure manuals and reviews and signs all written procedures yearly. (20%)
  • Performs all steps necessary relative to hiring, evaluating, coaching, promoting, disciplining & discharging employees by following established HR policies. (20%)
  • Prepares and maintains budgets. Maintains a fiscal awareness and continually strives to operate in a cost-efficient manner. (20%)
  • Proactively investigates modern technologies as they become available. Pursues technologies that will enhance staff productivity while ensuring quality and cost efficiency. (20%)
  • May also oversee the laboratory outreach program and/or function as Technologist as necessary.



  • Bachelor’s degree in ASCP eligible program or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 years in a clinical laboratory role
  • Meet ongoing education requirements for certification
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or equivalent


  • 1 year supervisory experience
  • Master’s Degree
  • Valid Driver's License

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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