Ascension Health Manager-Cytology Lab in Southfield, Michigan

Job ID: 264167

Manager-Cytology Lab

Southfield, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Mgr-Laboratory 1

City, State: Southfield,MI

Location: Providence Hospital - BU 34028

Department: Lab Cytology Anc 002

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Mgr-Laboratory 1 manages the daily operations of the Laboratory.


  • Develops specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.

  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, standards and initiatives.

  • Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. Performs and oversees scheduling, recruitment, and payroll.

  • Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations. Determines and justifies needs for equipment purchases.

  • Identifies and implements cost/efficiency improvements.

  • Performs advanced data collection and analysis to support and enhance System Laboratory performance.

  • Performs quality management tasks such as developing and supporting Laboratory Improvement activities to assure the highest technical and service quality of laboratory services provided to hospital and outreach clients.

  • Responds to and resolves as appropriate: problems, complaints, errors, accidents, or concerns regarding departmental services or activities.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), CLS (NCA) or Canadian Medical Laboratory Technologist certification by CSLT/CLMLS required OR certification as a medical technologist in a single lab discipline by either ASCP and NCA required.


  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor's level degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics required Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Technologist program required Master's degree and/or specialty certification in discipline preferred

Work Experience:

  • One year of clinical laboratory experience as an ASCP certified technician preferred. Must meet education/experience requirements for certification as outlined by ASCP-BOC.

  • Cytotechnologist experience required

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St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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