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Laboratory Director
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Healthcare company
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Saint Petersburg, FL
Permanent Position
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We are seeking a hospital-based Laboratory Director like you to join our organization.

Our focus on quality and safety is continuously recognized by The Joint Commission.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary and generous benefit package and growth opportunities. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, student loan repayment, and employee stock purchase program.

What you will do in this role:

  • You will lead the 24-hour operations and activities of the clinical laboratory meeting both organizational goals and regulatory requirements
  • Direct and organize the operations of the hospital rapid-response laboratories
  • Actively participate in strategic and budgetary planning
  • Investigate, recommend and purchase equipment, supplies and instrumentation
  • Provide direction to department personnel to achieve operational and technical excellence including workflow design, service quality, financial performance, and regulatory compliance
  • You will be responsible to ensure weekly and monthly corporate key indicators are an accurate measurement of past and current performance
  • Complete and conduct interviews, hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions and staff development
  • Develop monitoring systems for the collection, documentation and reporting of quality assessment and improvement data; extracts pertinent information from quality assessment and improvement studies, initiates corrective action plans, and re-monitors results
  • Concurrently monitor resource utilization, including payroll, supplies and expenses, client volume and revenue variation reports, outpatient volume reports, mileage and expense logs
  • Prepare and submit capital expenditure requests, department projections and annual budget.


You should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree; Graduate Degree is helpful
  • 5+ years’ experience at a supervisory level in a clinical laboratory setting
  • Previous director-level experience in high volume lab preferred
  • A Florida Supervisor’s license or the ability to obtain during interview process
  • Minimum 3 licensure in the following specialty areas, licensure in 5 areas is beneficial:
    • Blood Bank/Immunohematology
    • Chemistry
    • Hematology
    • Histology
    • Microbiology
    • Serology/Immunology

Additional Details:

  • A little under 300 beds
  • Around 900 employees
  • Heart hospital (not required experience, but helpful)
  • Lab team of 25-30
  • Well run lab team with solid administration relationships
  • Supervisor present, no manager
  • Must have strong manager or director level Lab experience in short term acute hospital setting
  • Must have a Bachelors degree
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Clinical Laboratory
1 - 3100%
Laboratory Management
3 - 6100%
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