Laboratory personnel plays a critical role in ensuring the success of healthcare organizations. This presentation will explore the essential leadership skills necessary for laboratory professionals to lead their teams and drive positive outcomes effectively. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of leadership in healthcare and the key skills necessary to succeed as a laboratory professional. Topics include the leadership mindset, how to develop both "hard" and "soft" leadership skills, and the top ten list of staff expectations of a laboratory leader. This presentation is designed for current and aspiring laboratory leaders and healthcare professionals looking to enhance their leadership skills. Participants will leave the session with practical strategies for improving their leadership abilities and driving positive outcomes in their organizations.
Cultivate a leadership mindset for everyday effectiveness: Participants will gain insight to the fundamental leadership character traits and approach to leading as a laboratory professional.
Identify the “hard” leadership skills: Participants will be able to define the leadership “hard skills” needed to perform effectively as a laboratory leader.
Nurture the "soft” leadership skills: Participants will recognize the leadership “soft skills” that impact the quality of leadership including interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and adaptability.
Recognize the top ten staff expectations of laboratory leaders: Participants will be able to define the qualities/skills the laboratory leader should demonstrate while interacting, managing, and leading their areas/departments.