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System Director, Laboratory Services

Company:
GenStaffing
Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
November 23, 2016
Description:

The System Director, Laboratory Services serves as the director responsible for the operational oversight and business expansion of laboratory services. He/she is responsible for the overall strategic vision and leadership for all Laboratory and Pathology services across the organization and the continuum of patient care. He/she ensures the Laboratory strategy and goals are in alignment with the institutional and organizational strategic areas of focus. The System Director maintains effective and collaborative relationships with the executives across the organization to maximize the success of the laboratory, hospitals and ultimately the organization. He/she will represent the laboratory in key internal/external committees and forums. He/she will provide oversight for design and operation of the entire laboratory process throughout the system, ensuring it is efficient and safe for the patients we serve. The System Director will provide financial leadership and oversight for all Laboratory budgets as well as maintain compliance with all regulatory bodies across the healthcare system.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

1. Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degree required.

2. Master Degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Must have at least five years of previous hospital administrative experience in a large hospital as Director of Laboratory or equivalent experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Required Licenses/Certification: Must be certified as a MT/CLS(ASCP) by the Board of Registry (ASCP). Additional specialty certification by the Board of Registry DLM (ASCP) preferred.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Thorough knowledge of supervisory/managerial techniques and skills.

Current working knowledge of organization policies, procedures, and labor agreements.

Demonstrated ability to effectively lead large groups of laboratorians/technicians within a health system.

Must possess excellent time / project management skills and demonstrate ability to coordinate efforts of peers and other laboratory, nursing, administrative and medical staffs.

Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and related software.

Skills and Certifications

MT/CLS(ASCP) by the Board of Registry (ASCP)