Laboratory Section Manager

Job Requisition #: JR62434

End Date: 6/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

Apply Now

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare is ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation and has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

As a Laboratory Section Manager, you will lead and manage the day to day functions of the General Laboratory, ensuring a cohesive approach in the delivery of high quality, efficient and cost-effective laboratory services. The Manager plays a key role in the planning and development of strategies and goals with other leaders in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, demonstrating our commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Leads the activities of the day, evening and morning laboratory staff and supervisory personnel. Assumes responsibility for scheduling, performance evaluation, coaching, disciplinary action, transfer, promotion, termination, salary adjustment, hiring and the training of new caregivers.
  • Works with Technical Specialists, Supervisors and the Quality Control Coordinator, to establish and manage the Quality Control program, ensuring corrective action and documentation when necessary.
  • Establishes performance improvement initiatives specific, involving caregivers in the process.
  • Identifies and implements opportunities to improve efficiency, caregiver engagement, the patient experience, and develops new programs accordingly.
  • Maintains standards necessary to meet all requirements of CAP, the Joint Commission and other inspection and/or regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains and updates, in conjunction with respective section managers and laboratory leadership, the capital and operating budgets.
  • Keeps informed of technological advances and industry standard methodologies by reviewing related professional publications and attending regional and national meetings.
  • Plans and develops strategies and goals with laboratory leadership demonstrating ChristianaCare's commitment to serving together.
  • Organizes and conducts regular departmental meetings and maintains effective oral and written communication skills.

Education and experience requirements:

  • BS in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or related science
  • At least five (5) years medical technology experience required
  • Three (3) years supervisory preferred
  • ASCP Certification or equivalent required within 6 months of hire
  • Knowledge of clinical laboratory techniques and procedures, including procedures for infection prevention
  • Knowledge of instrumentation
  • Knowledge of accreditation requirements for CAP, Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies
  • Ability to complete cost analysis evaluations
  • Ability to coordinate work schedules and staffing to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency

ChristianaCare offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

Delaware Photo
Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

Apply Now