The Pathology Supervisor is responsible for providing health system patients and customers with exceptional histology service. This is achieved through planning, regulatory compliance, quality management, continuous process improvement, employee engagement, responsible resource management, and meaningful oversight of daily operations. The supervisor collaborates with health system partners and supports the advancement of the health system’s mission, vision and values.
Essential Job Functions
Advises leadership of significant and/or unexpected variances. Demonstrates an understanding of the budget and assists leadership in keeping within fiscal parameters. Assists leadership in requests for capital expenditures.
Develops and implements short term goals and is responsible for measurable outcomes and effective use of resources. Responsible for program and service development in response to both internal and external stakeholders.
Participates in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and job descriptions. Serves as a resource for staff and physicians regarding policies, procedures, and practices. Carries out the hiring process for Manager-approved positions. Provides information and makes recommendations to the Manager on disciplinary action and separation related decisions. Promotes continuous staff participation in the performance review process.
Completes reporting and record keeping requirements accurately and within established timelines. Monitors services for efficiency and accuracy by evaluating, initiating and participating in restructuring of current and new procedures, services, and/or programs.
Carries out time and attendance responsibilities according to established procedure. Coordinates staffing and scheduling duties in accordance with established procedure and practices.
Responsible for section compliance with all applicable regulatory agency standards. Supports compliance initiatives and efforts of the department and organization.
Demonstrates competence in technical work assignments.
License, Certification & Registration
Histotechnologist - Required
1 Year of Related Experience - Required
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About Altru Health System
Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated healthcare system with a Trauma II hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the surrounding region, and a large home care network. More than 200 physicians are employed with Altru crossing 44 specialties and serving a referral population of over 225,000 residents in in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.
Altru Family Medicine Residency offers teaching opportunities for residents and fellows in family practice, obstetrics, and sports medicine. Also located in Grand Forks, the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers research and teaching opportunities for medical students and general surgery residents.
Accreditation, Awards and ,Recognition:
Altru Health System Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Altru Named to Newsweek's 2020 List of Best Maternity Care Hospitals
Altru Health System Receives Level II Verification from the America...n College of Surgeons
2019 US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in North Dakota & Best in Red River Valley
2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired, Certified Level 9
2019 Best Place to Work by Prairie Business Magazine
National Recognition for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
2019 Outstanding U.S. Lead Agency by Safe Kids Worldwide
2019 Get with The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Patient-Centered Medical Home, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2018 Minnesota Community Measures
First Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network