Director - Laboratory in Omaha, NE

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Catholic Health Initiatives   •  

Omaha, NE 68101

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 50 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary/Purpose

Contributes to the fulfillment of the CHI Health mission and vision by managing and leading staff and processes; planning, designing, implementing and maintaining processes, procedures, policies and management systems at a laboratory location and/or a system function of the Laboratory division. Provides strategic input and leadership for the Laboratory division or site entities. Serves as a role model for ethical management behavior and understanding of positive ethical and moral principals consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of CHI Health.

Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for operating the technical and support services at the site(s) in compliance with accreditation and regulatory agencies; providing timely and accurate laboratory services.
  2. Provides leadership to create an engaged workforce through the management functions of scheduling, recruiting, hiring, performance reviews, discipline, coaching, development, competency assessments and training.
  3. Oversight and improvement of workflow processes in the pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical areas of the Laboratory using the appropriate quality improvement methodology and system resources to assure standardization.
  4. Strategically aligns and manages business (budget and productivity) , quality and service objectives with the goals of CHI Health and its entities.
  5. Develops collegial and cooperative relationships with other departments and leaders to be able to implement efficiencies and best practices to enhance patient care.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science with at least one year experience with high complexity testing.

Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist by ASCP or AMT

Minimum of four years progressive experience in clinical laboratory science is required.

Must possess strong knowledge of clinical laboratory practice, applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and professional standards; good analytical and financial abilities, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good tactical planning skills; computer skills including Outlook, Word and Excel; must demonstrate personal traits of motivation, team orientation, professionalism, trust worthiness and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

Preferred Qualifications

Process Improvement training

Masters degree in related field

Management/leadership training

Valid Through: 2019-9-26