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Clinical Laboratory Director

Sonora, California, United States
November 09, 2018

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Gene Scott

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Sonora. Ca *****



I am applying for the position of Laboratory Director. I have been director laboratories in a variety of medical facilities from small to large. This has given me a breadth of knowledge and experience which has prepared me for directing the laboratory based on my years of experience. I am looking for a facility that is forward looking into the future of HealthCare in a rapidly changing environment. I have attached my resume for your review.


Gene Scott

Gene A. Scott

15204 Victory Way Sonora, Ca. 95370




Obtain the position of Clinical Laboratory Director at Doctors Medical Center. Leadership Competencies Core

Strategic Planning Servant Leader Employee Engagement Financial/Business Acumen Information Services Leadership Development Transformation Leader Customer Service/Patient Exp. Communication Quality Systems Project / contract management

Physician Relations CAP, JC, CLIA

Professional Experience:

Adventist Health Sonora 2007 to Present

● Direct the Tuolumne County Health Fair blood chemistry division. We draw over 2500 participants within 2 days and test for a variety of chemistries.

● Set up and implemented a school for Clinical Laboratory Scientists affiliated with San Francisco State University. This was started to help reduce the shortage of CLS’s at this laboratory. This program has been in place since 2012 and has retained a number of students who are working in this lab.

● Selected new analyzers for the current lab to provide state of the art equipment which provides for excellent results for the patients and physicians.

● Initiated the Blood Products Committee to review the use of blood products to help ensure the most efficient use of products, member of the following, Policy and Procedure committee, Infection Prevention committee, Medicine Committee and meet with other lab directors to plan Central Laboratory services to serve 15 laboratories.

● Set up Blood Draw station at the new Health Pavilion serving walk-in patients, Infusion Center and clinic patients in the building.

● Implemented a special staffing program for the Emergency Department to help reduce pre-analytic time to ensure the best in patient care.

● Increased efficiency of the department by reorganization of the workflow, restructured the staffing pattern and obtained automated equipment to reduce time to complete testing.

● Revised and rewrote policies and procedures in the laboratory to be prepared for FDA, CAP and Joint Commission.

● Developed 5 year capital plan to meet the needs of a growing laboratory.

● Developed the most comprehensive Quality Assurance and Point of Care program in the Enterprise.

● Implemented daily huddles with staff to discuss issues of the day. Other facilities:

● Managed blood donor center for Autologous and Directed donors.

● Worked with SEIU with a very good relationship..

● Planned and designed and implemented satellite laboratory services in physicians medical complex.

● Designed and equipped three hospital laboratories.

● Implemented a successful marketing program to physicians offices.

● Successfully obtained and implemented a laboratory computer system. Personal:

● Directed staff of various sizes from 40 to 70 FTE’s.

● Development of position descriptions, recruitment, train and supervise professional staff. Management:

● Monitor and control financial performance, identify and implement strategies to reduce costs by controlling utilization along with planning to improve quality of care.

● Direct customer service relationship management, escalations and process improvement.

Professional Employment:

Director of Laboratory - Adventist Health Sonora, 170 beds - Nov. 2007 to present Director of Laboratory - Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, 250 beds with level 2 trauma center MIssion Hills, CA Aug 2003 to 2007

Director of Laboratory - California Hospital Medical Center, 325 beds, Los Angeles, Aug 2000 to Aug 2003

Administrative Director of Laboratory - Centinela Medical Center, 425 beds, Inglewood, Ca. May 1993 - Aug 2000

Director of Laboratory - Monterey Park Hospital, 100 beds, Monterey Ca. April 1990 to May 1993


Master of Business Administration - California Coast University - in progress Master of Science, Healthcare Administration, Central Michigan University, 1978 Bachelor of Medical Technology, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, Ore. 1971 Professional Affiliation:

Clinical Laboratory Management Association

American Association of Clinical Chemistry

American Association of Blood Banks

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