Manager of Pathology - Austin

Position: Manager of Pathology - Austin

Job ID: 400138

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Aus N Admin

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for a Manager of Pathology -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide effective leadership and efficient operation of their responsible section(s) and/or shifts of the laboratory in compliance with departmental and institutional goals. This role will coordinate, supervise, and manage section activities to ensure that high quality laboratory services and testing are provided to patients in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Minimum Requirements:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science required
  • 4 years’ experience in a laboratory setting required
  • 4 years supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory preferred
  • MT-ASCP, MLS-ASCP, CLS, MB-ASCP, MP-ASCP, BB-ASCP, C-ASCP, H-ASCP, M-ASCP, AMT or Specialist in Cytometry certification may substitute for one year of experience


  • Responsible for HR Activities of multiple sections and/or shifts within their scope
  • Ensures Implementation of a training and competency program for all employees (new hires, existing employees, and those requiring retraining)
  • Manages the performance of routine and complex procedures
  • Monitors workflow, TATs and other performance metrics and makes adjustments to daily assignments as needed
  • Oversees the quality control/quality assurance programs
  • Reviews Event Tracking (both hospital and departmental) entries and develops and implements action plans as needed
  • Ensures that QA review adequately delineates the cause of errors and events attributed to lack of understanding or technical knowledge, poorly defined policies and procedures
  • Maintains integrity of system, file maintenance, report, label, and collection list printing as related to assignments and requirements for section/shift
  • Coordinates/Supports continuing education programs
  • Monitors supply expenses and usage of consumables to stay within budget

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