The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty. UW Medicine Laboratory Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Health Services Manager, Microbiology. This individual will manage the clinical laboratory including testing in, but not limited to, serology, specimen processing, urinalysis, body fluids, STAT viral testing, and antibiotic testing; supervise clinical technologists and ancillary staff; manage quality assurance/improvement, preventive maintenance, safety, continuing education, and student programs in Laboratory Medicine. Budget responsibilities include participating in budget development, recommending budget goals based on prior performance and known upcoming expenses, and managing division expenditures to maintain expected budget. The Health Services Manager, Microbiology is responsible to the Clinical Lab Director and Division Head of Clinical Microbiology Division, Laboratory Medicine.REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in medical technology or equivalent field applicable to the laboratory division WITH certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologist or equivalent, or certification with specialty organization appropriate to the laboratory division, AND four (4) years of progressively responsible clinical technologist experience including two years in a lead capacity. Bachelor's degree in medical technology or an equivalent field AND two (2) additional years of lead experience may substitute for the Master's degree. Ph.D. in an equivalent field with demonstrated management experience may substitute for the certification with ASCP or equivalent. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.