Lab Manager - Peoria

The Lab Manager - Satellites is responsible for laboratory functions at all laboratory satellite sites, including compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Job Relationships
Reports to the Director of Laboratory

Principal Responsibilities

  • Manage satellite personnel including interviewing and hiring, training and orienting, disciplinary actions and performance reviews.
  • Provide oversight of quality control activities at all satellite sites through periodic review of worksheets with a written summary report given to the Laboratory Director after this review.
  • Adhere to COLA accreditation standards at all satellite sites.
  • Serve as technical consultant for all satellite sites.
  • Review all proficiency test results, investigate and document all proficiency errors.
  • Manage and coordinate all satellite mergers.
  • Maintain proper communication of information to satellite personnel, keeping them informed of clinic policies and procedures,
  • Assist with management coverage at the main laboratory during Laboratory Director's absence.
  • Responsible for laboratory layout during satellite renovations and buildings.
  • Provide input into laboratory equipment and FTE budget.
  • Coordinate and cooperate with site managers and Operations Directors to solve problems and to provide optimum service to physicians and patients.
  • Make decisions and give direction appropriate to the scope of duties and responsibilities.
  • Must follow clinic policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development of annual laboratory goals.
  • Handle Satellite proficiency orders and performance.
  • Handle Satellite CLIA license modifications and distribution.
  • Verbal ability is necessary to understand and present oral and written material in communication with staff.
  • Plan, supervise, and coordinate activities.
  • Interpret policies and procedures and review work performance to determine conformity with recognized standards.
  • Moderate travel required to perform job duties.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.
  • Comply with the Springfield Clinic incident reporting policy and procedures.
  • Adhere to all OSHA and Springfield Clinic training & accomplishments as required per policy.
  • Provide excellent customer service and adhere to SC Way customer service philosophy.


  •     Successfully completed the HEW Medical Technologist exam.
  • Meets the standards of a Medical Technologist as defined by the Illinois Clinical Laboratory Act:  

Was performing as technologist prior to 1996 OR
a.     Has a BS in Medical Technology  OR
b. Has 90 credit hours with 12 months training from an accredited school of Medical Technology OR
c. Has a BS in Biology or Chemistry with 1 year of clinical laboratory experience OR
d. Has 90 credit hours with >1 year experience in medical laboratory work which is applicable to the department where the person is working

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Overall understanding of Clinic's organizational structure and functions, as well as knowledge of Clinic policies and their applications.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good understanding of laboratory principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability of identifying problems and making appropriate decisions.
  • Assumes responsibility for further growth by attendance and/or participation in in-service and management classes available.
  • Able to handle stress and heavy workloads.

Working Environment

  • Work is of medium demand, walking and standing most of the time.
  • Speaking and listening skills essential to instruct and supervise personnel.
  • Exposure to chemicals and bloodborne pathogens.

PHI/Privacy Level

Springfield, IL 62701, US