Director of Laboratory

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Belton, MO

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago


Belton Regional Medical Center is a 48-bed acute care facility located in Belton, Missouri, 20 minutes south of Kansas City, offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Belton Regional Medical Center has become a Joint Commission-Certified Orthopedic Center of Excellence for total hip and total joint surgical procedures as well as a certified designated Level III Trauma Center.

Belton was just awarded Pathways to Excellence, a credential recognizing facilities that have created positive work environments where nurses can flourish and are deemed “best places to work” with high satisfaction and retention. This is an amazing designation, as there are only a handful of hospitals in the country who hold this.

The director is responsible for integrating their department’s services with the hospitals primary functions. The director coordinates and integrates services within their department(s) and with other departments. The director develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
The director recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care/service and assures the qualifications and competence of those staff members (who are not licensed independent practitioners) meet the needs of patient care and non-patient care services.
The director provides orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in their department(s). The director continuously assesses and improves their department’s performance and maintains appropriate quality control programs.


Minimum Requirements:

Education / Certification / Licensure:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Histotechnology, Medical Technology or

Cytotechnology AND completion of professional education and training

required by CLIA 1988.

Foreign education must have proof of US equivalency;

Licensure/Certifications: ASCP certification or equivalent required.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accredited lab setting and 3 years’

supervisory experience

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