Laboratory Director

ADN Healthcare

NOW HIRING! Hospital based Laboratory Director in Columbia, MO

Job Type: Direct

Are you looking for a new position where you can live and work in an area where you can make a difference and enjoy beautiful scenery and friendly people? Would you like to work in a hospital where you can but be part of a stable team that is a healthcare leader in the area.

How about living in an area that is large enough to provide everything but small enough to where you could live in a lower cost and safer communities. Then this might just be the right opportunity for you.

Summary:

Responsible for planning, staff development and quality management of the laboratory to maximize customer satisfaction and financial performance.

Duties:
  • Directs, establishes, and plans the overall policies and goals for a hospital's laboratory services.
  • Works closely with hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to ensure the highest standards of quality and service are maintained.
  • Writes and updates procedures and manuals as needed and reviews them annually to ensure that employees have current information needed to perform tests and procedures.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Leads and directs the work of others.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree Required. Masters degree preferred.
  • Must have an ASCP certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years lab experience required.
  • Person needs to be a Director or could be an Assistant from a mid sized to larger facility who is ready to advance.
  • Excellent interpersonal, decision-making, facilitation, conflict resolution, and investigative skills.
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Additional Info:
  • The facility is located north of Columbia.
  • The facility is a 99 bed regional healthcare facility, serving the residents of the community.
  • The person will be over a seasoned staff and there is a strong second in command. Staff consists of 3 Phlebotomist and 10 Techs.
  • Director needs to be willing to be hands on and able to fill in from time to time.
  • The department has AS/400 and Medhost order entry, has Siemens equipment.
  • They do not do microbiology at the facility.
  • There is a survey coming next spring so that will be the primary focus to be ready for this.
  • The position will offer a salary range between 80K-90K and will offer a full benefit package and help with relocation.