The Director of Laboratory Services is responsible for the day to day operations of the clinical laboratory. This position reports to the COO/CNO, but works closely with all Department Directors/Managers, and Executive Leadership and Administration to provide effective oversight of all aspects of the clinical laboratory. Priorities include quality and service excellence, which focuses on patient, staff and physician satisfaction.
Work Schedule: Full Time
Location: Community Hospital
Here are the primary duties of the Director of Laboratory Services:
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.
Responsible for improving quality and clinical performance, maintaining compliance with all federal/state regulations and company policies.
Organize and facilitate department activities to deliver high quality care using standards based practice.
Recruit, grow, and lead a high-performing team. Build and sustain a positive and energetic culture within the organization.
Execute fiscal responsibilities, ensuring that the department’s budget is correctly formulated and services are delivered within productivity measures.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field;
Medical Technologist Certification;
MHA or MBA in healthcare preferred;
Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with peers and leadership;
Proven ability to bring excellent business acumen and resourcefulness to the management of the lab;
Knowledge of quality assurance procedures and practices; and
Minimum 5 years Management/Leadership experience.
This position's pay range is $53.00 - $63.60 per hour, depending on education and experience.
Discretionary bonuses, relocation expenses, merit increases, market adjustments, recognition bonuses and other forms of discretionary compensation may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
Employees are eligible to participate in an attractive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, education assistance, 403(b) with employer matching, and more. Eligibility is based on employment status. Details regarding specific benefit you may be eligible for will be discussed during the hiring process.
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About Community Hospital
Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, is a full-service, acute care hospital licensed for 60 beds. As part of the Colorado West Healthcare System, we are a Level III Trauma Center that offers full outpatient diagnostic services and inpatient care for the Western Slope region of Colorado and eastern Utah. Community Hospital brings together expert staff and world-class technology in a healing, family-centered environment.
We provide a full range of medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgery, and emergency care. We have comprehensive diagnostic capabilities: state-of-the-art ultrasound, CT (Philips Ingenuity 128 MDCT), digital mammography and cardiac testing. Community Hospital proudly partners with University of Utah Heath Care and Huntsman Cancer Institute to provide world-class medical and radiation oncology treatment right here at home.
Community Hospital is Joint Commission accredited. Our laboratory is College of American Pathologists-accredited. For those lab tests that we do not conduct on site, the Mayo Clinic is our exclusive partner for reference laboratory services.
We pride ourselves on delivering personalized care to our patients, an...d in working closely with our medical care providers in treating the whole person. This approach has resonated with our patients and we are growing to meet our community’s demand.
On October 15th, 2014, Community Hospital broke ground on a new four-story, 140,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility. Our NEW hospital opened Thursday, March 17th, 2016!