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Director - Carolinas Lab Network

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Lincolnton, NC, United States
Job ID: 108376
Job Family: Director/AVP (Dept Head)
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Salaried director role covering three hospitals; mostly weekdays
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11091005339003-Laboratory


Job Summary

Controls general management of the Department of Laboratory Services including planning, budgeting and evaluation of the department services. Acts as a liaison between hospital administration, the department and the medical staff.

Essential Functions

  • Collects, generates, analyzes, and distributes statistical reports as required.
  • Develops a long-range operational plan relative to services, programs, capital, and human resources planning and annual capital equipment and replacement plans. Develops and operates within the annual department budget and justifies monthly variances.
  • Follows up on error correction and establishes corrective action to address identified problems. Establishes changes for services.
  • Regulates the lab compliance program and monitors for effectiveness and improves the assigned laboratories as needed and possible.
  • Accesses, maintains and improves the proficiency of supervised persons by continuing instruction. Oversees that new personnel and students are properly trained.
  • Maintains, improves and continually checks the accuracy of test methods and instruments in the assigned laboratories.
  • Communicates to Leadership deficiencies in the assigned laboratories, progress of test development, and all the unusual occurrences which may require the attention of Leadership.
  • Maintains an adequate supply of materials in the assigned laboratories. Evaluates new procedures and equipment.

Physical Requirements

Works in a busy environment around physicians, technologists, and other hospital employees. Works in an area which contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire and mechanical hazards. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. May be required to stoop, reach and lift 20 to 50 pounds loads.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's Degree required. ASCP (Med Tech) certification may be required. 5 years experience in medical laboratory required. Minimum of 2 years management experience required. Advanced degree or training in management preferred.