Director of Laboratory Services

Salem, VA

Job ID: 1096814 Salary: 125000k/year - 140000k/year

Job Description

Job Summary and Qualifications: (Role is available in FL, TX, KY. GA)


·       Directs operations, programs and activities to meet organizational and regulatory requirements and to drive innovation.

·       Ensures adequate and qualified staffing for the department through timeliness and consistency of staff hiring, orientation, competency, training, performance feedback and performance management.

·       Develops and recognizes staff through coaching and regular feedback.

·       Serves as a role model for employee output and conduct.

·       Sets and executes department strategies to meet goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial, patient satisfaction and personnel management.

·       Proactively and regularly seeks feedback and input from internal and external sources.

·       Evaluates and incorporates feedback into the department improvement and planning process to improve care delivery.

·       Oversees the financial operation for the laboratory by monitoring resource utilization, identifying variances and opportunities, and adjusting as needed to meet service and fiscal goals.

·       Prepares Monthly Operating Review report.

·       Assures compliance with standards set forth by accrediting agencies: CAP, JCAHO, CLIA, FDA and CMS. Develops and implements policies and procedures and verifies annual review of all policies and procedures.

·       Manages key vendor relationships and supply contracts in coordination with Laboratory Services and Supply Chain guidance.

·       Develops and implements a communication plan to ensure that department personnel are well informed.

·       Fosters open communication by offering, encouraging, and accepting suggestions from staff regarding department operations

·       Directs and organizes operations through the appropriate, delegation of responsibilities and authority in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

·       Monitors and evaluates the activities of the staff and provides management, coaching, guidance, delegation opportunities, and on-the-job training and re-training as necessary to ensure operational efficiency and adherence to policies and procedures

What qualifications you will need:

·       Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry required

·       Master’s Degree preferred

·       National Certification as a Medical Technologist required

·       7 years progressive laboratory management experience is required with complex laboratory operations

·       Hospital clinical laboratory experience preferred

·       This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Need a strong leader to provide feedback and follow thru

Requires hospital/acute care experience

Must have Director-level experience in order to be considered

Must have ASCP or have a Supervisor License


REPORTS TO - Division Lab Director

FTEs - 40

BEDS – 506


SALARY - $125-$140k + 15% Incentive Bonus Eligibility

$10k sign on bonus

$5k relocation bonus

Meet Your Recruiter

Jerry Ruta
Franchise Partner

With over 30 years of executive and senior leadership roles in national restaurant chains, Guerrino “Jerry” Ruta is a proven leader. He has helped build successful organizations by effectively  sourcing, developing and promoting exceptional people. Jerry is a focused, driven leader who values professional relationships. He is a persuasive, influential communicator who thrives in challenging situations. He has a straightforward, helpful, collaborative approach with recruiting and staffing.

Jerry and his wife, Terry, are Pittsburgh natives and now live in Carver, MN. They have two grown children, Nicole and Augustin.

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