Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.
We are seeking a Lab Director to:
Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.
Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.
Provide professional leadership and management of all laboratory services throughout the Health System.
Ensure comprehensive, competent and coordinated client centered service for both internal and external clients.
Develop and implement business and strategic plans ensuring optimal delivery of laboratory services, integration of Pathologists, integration with other clinical and patient care services departments, as well as successful financial performance.
Manage delivery of service assuring compliance with governmental regulations and accrediting agency standards.
Oversee continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental philosophy and objectives, as well as Health System initiatives.
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university and successful completion on a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program.
Masters degree required.
At least five years of hospital management or supervisory experience in a Clinical Laboratory required.
Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
Excellent communication, organization and critical-decision making skills required.
Strong interpersonal and public speaking/presentation skills.
Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of staff within the organization and community.
Successful completion of annual job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.
Licenses and Certifications:
MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) certification required.
Certification must be maintained by submitting appropriate continuing education documentation to certifying agency.
Pay: SwedishAmerican offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.
SwedishAmerican serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities--also a Magnet®-designated facility-- is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep our patients and their families well. In fact, quality drives all that we do. In recent years, our commitment to quality and excellence has resulted in more national awards, for quality and preference than any other health system in northern Illinois.
SwedishAmerican, A division of UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Internal Number: 10105
About SwedishAmerican, A Division of UW Health
For more than a century, Swedes has cared for our community and the great people who live here. That’s why we’re dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep you and your family well. As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford.We’re always looking to find the best and brightest people to join us at Swedes. As we continue to grow, we’re looking for people dedicated to service and quality. At Swedes, we take pride in the compassion and expertise we bring to the lives of our patients. Our team-oriented work environment and commitment to excellence is the foundation of our success.