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UC Laboratory Manager

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  63923



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring an Urgent Care Laboratory Manager to join our permanent team.  The UC Laboratory Manager manages operational aspects of Ambulatory Care Network laboratory to ensure continuous, timely, and quality service to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta customers.  Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related science 


  • American Society for Clinical Pathology or equivalent medical technologist


  • 5 years of experience in a clinical laboratory
  • 2 years of experience in a supervisory or managerial role


  • NA


  • Personal organization and time management
  • Human relations and teamwork
  • Personal adaptability and motivation
  • Listening


  1. Manages overall operations of department in support of organizational and departmental vision.
  2. Leads/directs personnel in accomplishing organizational and departmental goals and objectives.
  3. Demonstrates efficient and effective use of time and knowledge in directing personnel and departmental activities.
  4. Uses comprehensive communication processes to gather and give information.
  5. Incorporates quality management principles in all aspects of departmental activities.
  6. Performs related responsibilities as required.
  7. Maintains all areas of responsibility in compliance at all times with all regulatory and accreditation and certification agencies.
  8. Ensures effective and efficient allocation of resources.
  9. Manages personnel by providing consistent, constructive, and positive feedback.
  10. Focuses time and attention on key retention activities, e.g., enhanced hiring, identification and action plans for retention risks factors, coaching and development, team building, and communications.
  11. Works collaboratively with point-of-care providers to offer advisement and support infrastructure for shared decision making at unit and system level.
  12. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  13. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  14. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Allied Health - Laboratory Services

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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