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The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center MANAGER, PATHOLOGY in Brooklyn, New York

Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director of Laboratory Services, Anatomic Pathology Manager is responsible for the management of clinical and administrative functions for the Anatomic Pathology labs for the One Brooklyn Health to ensure quality, timely and efficient operations. This includes responsibility for policy development and implementation, establishment of procedural systems and controls, audit and review of guidelines, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. Supervision is exercised over laboratory Histotechnologists / Histotechnicians and support staff.

  • Plan, coordinate and administer the activities of the Histology, Cytotechnology laboratories.

  • Develops laboratory service polices in accordance with hospitals goals by implementing changes in testing or reporting procedures in response to changes to regulation or to enhance existing operations.

  • Creates quality assurance indicators to improve laboratory performance by monitoring measurements, outcomes and turnaround time.

  • Monitors laboratory procedures to ensure accurate and timely reporting and implements methods to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Ensures assigned laboratories are in compliance with regulatory and licensing agencies by working with hospital management to keep licensures valid.

  • Provides input into collaborative goals, objectives and strategies for assigned sections and develops strategies and activities designed to achieve short and long term goals.

  • Develops, implements and monitors budgets for assigned labs.

  • Reviews, revises and creates protocols in accordance hospital objectives and strategies to address clinical operational issues.

  • Works closely with clinical staff to ensure the highest level of patient care through quick and efficient laboratories results.

  • Prepares statistical reports for the Medical Director and Administrative Director of Laboratory Services regarding laboratory results and procedures in assigned laboratories.

  • Plans, supervises and assigns work to staff, evaluates performance, conducts training and staff development activities, handles disciplinary issues, etc.

  • Coordinates automated clinical systems upgrades with laboratory technical staff.

  • Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments.

  • May perform other incidental tasks, as needed.

  • Does related work as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Cytotechnology or closely related field which included 12 semester hours in biology courses related to medical sciences.

  • 12 months of training in a school of Cytotechnology approved by the American Medical Association.


  • Minimum two (2) years in a supervisory role.

  • Minimum four (4) years in Histology or

  • Minimum six (6) years of Anatomic Pathology experience in a laboratory.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques, procedures, instrumentation and safety precautions used in a Anatomic Pathology laboratory.

  • Thorough knowledge of all functional (equipment, programs, systems, functional capabilities) and administrative aspects of a Anatomic Pathology laboratory.

  • Good knowledge of a hospital organization and functioning; good knowledge of Anatomic Pathology laboratory regulation and licensing.

  • Knowledge of costs associated with a multi-unit laboratory; skill in managing a multi-unit laboratory; ability to implement quality control standards.

  • Ability to construct technical and administrative reporting procedures; ability to provide technical consultation to laboratory staff, physicians and nurses.

  • Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of others; ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position.

  • Ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail and database software thoroughness.

  • Accuracy; discretion; tact; resourcefulness; initiative; sound professional judgment and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Licenses, Certifications:

  • New York State License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist OR

  • New York State License as a Cytotechnologist

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day.

  • Position will be required to stoop, bend, lift, and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the One Brooklyn Health System.

OBHS is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

ID: 2023-14628

External Company Name: The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center

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Street: 1 Brookdale Plaza