Laboratory Director(Hospital based)
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Job Juncture
LOCATION: Columbia, Missouri
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.
Responsible for planning, staff development and quality management of the laboratory to maximize customer satisfaction and financial performance.
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.
Masters degree with a minimum of 5 years laboratory experience required.
Must have an ASCP certification.
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.
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.