Management Opportunity

From:"Gamble,Marilyn S" <>

Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's largest managed care providers. We
are a working partnership of two organizations: the not-for profit Kaiser
Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, and the Permanente Medical Groups.
This integrated approach continues to provide a model for efficient, stable
and financially sound managed care. Over 8.6 million patients across the
country turn to our 100,000 physicians, nurses, allied healthcare, and
business professionals for their expertise. And we're still growing.
Providing clinical innovation. Creating new channels of care. Elevating
member satisfaction. Maximizing cost efficiencies. Leading the revolution of
the information age in healthcare. 

Kaiser Permanente of Southern California is currently seeking an Assistant
Laboratory Manager of Histology for the Regional Reference Laboratory
located in North Hollywood.  

Individuals must have 5 years of experience in a high-volume histopathology
laboratory.  In addition, candidates must have 3 years experience in a
supervisory or managerial position.  Knowledge of federal, state, and local
accreditation agency regulations.  Extensive technical knowledge of routine
and specialty staining and histopathology techniques required.  Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills a must.  Skills in MS Word,
PowerPoint, and Excel.

Through subordinate supervisors, directs and controls daily operations for
high-volume histopathology dept.  Recruits, hires, trains, and ensures
competency of staff.  Motivates and encourages professional growth.
Controls costs by monitoring productivity, personnel utilization, material
usage rates, analyzing fluctuations in types and volumes of tests, and
implementing corrective actions and outcomes.  Implements dept. Total
Quality Mgt.  Participates in the design of Regional Laboratory and Southern
CA integrated laboratory quality system.  Ensures compliance with regulatory
and accreditation agencies' rules and regulations.  Implements effective
risk control processes.  Researches and resolves client problems and issues.
Oversees and coordinates start-up and implementation activities resulting
from new services or transfer of services.  Participates in dept.,
inter-department, and inter-facility projects which help the Regional
Laboratory achieve its goal of providing quality service and client support
in a cost-effective manner.  Develops transition plan and time lines for new
services and tests, outreach programs or transfer of work, and monitor
milestones to achieve service expectations.  Coordinates internal resources
to support new service.  Serves as primary liaison to LIS for ongoing and
new issues.  Develops needs analysis as appropriate.  Coordinates the
integration of secondary laboratory information systems with LIS.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume using Source Code
WCX0001428 to:
		Kaiser Permanente
		Human Resources - Recruitment Unit
		393 E. Walnut Street
		Pasadena, CA 91188
		Attn: Derek Sumimoto
		Fax: (626) 405-6383

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