Laboratory Services encompass all disciplines of clinical and anatomic laboratory medicine. The department supports diagnosis and treatment of inpatients, outpatients, and patients referred from other hospital or laboratory client accounts.
The laboratory is staffed 24 hours/day, seven days/week by certified laboratory professionals. One third of staff members have specialty certifications or master's degrees in their area of expertise. The department reports to the executive director of patient care services. Current organizational structure includes an administrative director, medical director, and manager. Technical and shift supervisors are designated by laboratory discipline.
Medical and Professional Staff
Our medical and professional staff is made up of 16 professionals including:
1 - Ph.D. Perinatal Pathology Clinical Scientist
1 - Ph.D. Histocompatibility Clinical Scientist
2 - Ph.D. Genetic Clinical Scientists
8 - Board Certified Pathologists
Our technical staff is made up of more than 200 professionals including:
9 - Histologists / Cytotechnologists
10 - Support / LIS / QA / Management / Education Staff
39 - Clerks / Secretaries / Transcriptionists / Billing
54 - Phlebotomists / Lab Techs
90 - Medical Technologists / Technicians
The laboratory operates as part of an integrated hospital information system, UltiCare from QuadraMed. It provides rapid access to the patient's clinical information across the entire continuum of care. Patient orders, scheduling, and results become part of an electronic medical record available throughout the Health System.