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Mgr Anatomic & Molecular Path - Anatomic & Molecular Pathology

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 3359
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2021

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Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Anatomic & Molecular Pathology

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: MIXED HRS - Varied length shfts-Day-Eve-Nt

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do


The Laboratory Manager has 24-hour accountability and responsibility for laboratory operations in the Anatomic Pathology and Flow Cytometry laboratories across the network.The manager is responsible for planning, standardizing, staffing, scheduling, budgeting, coordination, and human resource activities.The manager assures quality of laboratory testing, ensures the education and development of staff and students assists technical staff as a technical resource.

The Anatomic Pathology manager has control over all human, financial, and informational resources allotted to the cost center, consults with the pathologists and the medical director for advice and input.Working with the Administrative Director of Lab Services and other managers, implements the strategic initiatives authorized by the COO.The autonomy of the manager is provided and ensured by the Administrative Director of Lab Services.

The manager assures that standards of the CAP, JCAHO, and AABB are met, as applicable. The manager is also responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance including CLIA and Medicare Billing.

The manager of Anatomic Pathology has 28 direct reports including the Histology Coordinator, Support Associates, Technical Assistant, Histotechnicians, Histotechnologists, Cytotechnologists, Resource Technologists, Medical Technologists and Transcriptionists. 


1. Plan and coordinate the administrative and technical functions of Anatomic Pathology, including histology, cytopathology, flow cytometry and autopsy services; execute strategy of the above services; focuses on maintaining stability in the operations of the area. 2. Participate in the formulation, revision and advancement of strategic and short-range plans within anatomic pathology; participate in other hospital and network planning activities as requested; champions interfunctional collaboration across work areas and departments. 3. Control expenditures within department-wide budgeted amounts; responsible for inventory management of supplies; evaluate and make recommendations for the purchase of new equipment. 4. Ensure compliance of all departmental, hospital-wide, local, state and federal policies/requirements; monitor compliance with safety requirements and regulations and applies appropriate orientation, coaching and sanctions as needed. Assures promotion of an adherence to all procedures and policies developed to achieve and maintain compliance with all applicable laws governing federally funded health care programs, (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid and Champus). 5. Facilitate maximum efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of quality laboratory testing through daily, active review of test results. 6. Monitor all laboratory functions to improve effectiveness and efficiency of anatomic pathology services using main principles and practices of performance improvement; participates in determining appropriateness of planned performance improvement. 7. Monitor staffing levels to ensure staffing is consistent with demand. Ensures compliance with New Hanover Health Network philosophy. Initiates requests for staffing revisions. 8. Monitor productivity of staff individually and as a whole to ensure staff is utilized appropriately. 9. Monitor and evaluate the laboratory computer system as it relates to anatomic pathology services to determine usefulness and effectiveness. 10. Ensure performance appraisals are completed on a timely basis; ensure job descriptions are current and meet professional/legal requirements; responsible for all hires/fires/disciplines. 11. Commit to and participate in continuous professional and managerial development activities and provides for professional development of staff. 12. Participate in planning and implementing recruitment and retention activities; monitor staff turnover to determine cause and effect. 13. Provide continuing education for employees within the laboratory.

Position Requirements

* Histology Tech

* Bachelor of Science

Other information:

1. Education: BS in Histo Technology or Science required. Preferably a Master’s Degree in science or Business/ Management or postgraduate studies in management. 2. Licensure / Certifications: HT(ASCP) or Equivalent required. Specialty Certification Preferred. 3. Experience: 8 years of laboratory experience including at least 3 years in a management or supervisory position. There should be a record of demonstrated successful performance with progressive increase in the level of responsibilities.
Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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