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Director, Laboratory Services

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Job ID: 92668
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Director of Laboratory Services leads a team of medical laboratory professionals and administrative staff in the operation of a hospital-based medical laboratory and associated offsite lab services.

• Leads a team of medical laboratory professionals and administrative staff in the operation of a hospital-based medical laboratory and associated offsite lab services. Distills strategic direction nested within own assigned priorities. Defines key performance metrics and goals for operations improvement.
• Collaborates with clinical and operational stakeholders regarding strategic organizational initiatives regarding laboratory service offerings.
• Supports strategic financial goals of organization through administration of defined budget. Recommends capital spending based on preliminary cost-benefit analysis. Participates in operational budgetary planning process.
• Defines and administers a laboratory operations plan, including workforce planning and productivity metrics, in collaboration with executive and financial leadership.
• Provides direction and subject matter expertise to assigned clinical laboratory staff and ancillary support staff.
• Administers quality programs and regulatory and accreditation requirements to ensure excellence and compliance of laboratory operations. Ensures that the laboratory passes all audits and maintains accreditation.
• Evaluate competency programs for new and existing staff to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.

Other information:
• Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related life science.
• Seven (7) years of clinical experience working in a medical laboratory.
• Five (5) years of supervisory or management experience.
• Must hold a medical laboratory certification as issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) association.
• Strong working knowledge of requirements for College of American Pathologists accreditation and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification.
• Experience developing and documenting laboratory processes, policies and procedures.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.
• MBA, MHA or similar advanced degree.
• Previous experience managing laboratory services across multiple locations.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Lab Administration

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

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