Do you have the career opportunities as a Hospital Laboratory Director you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. Lucie Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. Lucie Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Hospital Laboratory Director where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Job Summary and Qualifications
The Director of Laboratory is responsible for directing the 24-hour operations and activities of the clinical laboratory to meet organizational and regulatory requirements. Responsible for laboratory specimen collection, specimen management, clerical functions, in-house and referral testing services. Actively participates in strategic and budgetary planning for assigned areas of responsibility. Provides direction to department personnel to achieve operational and technical objectives including workflow design, service quality, financial performance, regulatory compliance, personnel management, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.
Concurrently monitors employee and departmental performance to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, timelines and regulatory requirements
Reviews all departmental policies and procedures at least annually and revises, as needed. Develops, implements and monitors new policies and procedures as needed
Ensures that department employees attend all mandatory IRL/departmental in-services and staff meetings
Quality Improvement Functions:
Develops 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
Evaluates existing systems and processes and develops corrective action plans for service/quality trends identified Initiates changes and monitors for improvement
Ensures that departments proactively respond to feedback from customers (internal and external) and implements improvement mechanisms to enhance the overall ability of the department to meet the customer's needs for laboratory services
Concurrently monitors resource utilization, including payroll, supplies and expenses, client volume and revenue variation reports, outpatient volume reports, mileage and expense logs; participates in MOR. Takes action immediately, as needed, to rectify problems
Responsible to ensure the weekly and monthly corporate key indicators are an accurate measurement of past and current performance for a basis for proactive response to a changing environment
Ensures legal and ethical practices are always maintained
Prepares and submits capital expenditure requests, department projections and annual budget.
Human Resource Functions:
Monitors and evaluates the activities of the staff and provides management, coaching, guidance, delegation opportunities, and on-the-job training and re-training as necessary to ensure operational efficiency and adherence to policies and procedures; fosters open communication by offering, encouraging, and accepting suggestions from staff regarding department operations
Screens, interviews and selects qualified individuals for open positions within the department
Reviews all department employee job descriptions at least annually and revises, as needed. Provides employees with a new job description if substantive changes are made
Completes and conducts performance evaluations for all staff under direct supervision after three months of employment and annually, in a timely manner
Maintains department education files, including new employee orientation checklist, equipment training checklist, mandatory in-service attendance confirmation and continuing education
Develops and monitors improvement action plans, as needed, to correct poor job performance
What you will need:
4 Year/Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology
Post Graduate Degree, preferred
State of Florida Supervisor's License in at least three areas - Blood Bank/Immunohematology, Chemistry, Hematology, Histology, Microbiology, Serology/Immunology
Minimum of 5 years of supervisory level experience in a clinical laboratory setting
Integrated Regional Labs is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four HCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than 250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial accounts.
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed hospital offering a full range of acute care services, including rehabilitation, obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient surgery and services and an Orthopedic Center of Excellence for joint replacement. Minimally-invasive Robotic surgery is offered for general, gynecology, urology and orthopedic surgery. The hospital has a 24/7 senior-friendly emergency room and a fast-track program. St. Lucie Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Top Performer, a Certified Primary Stroke Center and is the only Chest Pain accredited facility on the Treasure Coast.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Hospital Laboratory Director opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.