Laboratory Director Job Opening in Arizona

Job Opening for a Lab Director in a large health system near the Tucson, AZ area.  The Director will be responsible for 3 hospitals, 2 of which are quite large and 1 that is a Critical Access Hospital.  They are looking for someone who has Lab Director experience, preferably overseeing multiple locations.  There are two managers reporting into the position.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and articulate mission and vision, develop financial and budget targets and quality measures.
  • Is responsible for ongoing interface and frequent communication with patients, customers, employees and management to ensure customer/patient satisfaction.
  • Effectively manage change, facilitate innovation and foster teambuilding to provide the highest quality and most cost effective laboratory product possible.
  • Accountable for all aspects of development, management and financial success of Laboratory Services for all of the Health System.

Education Requirements:

  • Required:  Bachelor (BS, BA) in clinical laboratory sciences area or any related field.
  • Required: National Incident Management System (NIMS) class to be completed within 6 mo of position date.
  • Preferred:  Master’s in Business, Management, Health Administration or Health related field.

Required Certificates:

  • Required:  ASCP, NCA or equivalent, which meets CLIA 88 criteria.
  • Preferred:  Specialty areas.

Job Experience:

  • Required:  7 years related lab experience and 7 years of supervisory/management experience required in a hospital laboratory.
  • Preferred:  10 years supervisory/management experience.

Job Skills:

  • Required:  Team building, systems thinking, complex problem solving, negotiating and influencing, change and conflict management, data analysis, coaching and mentoring, strategic planning, business strategy development.
  • Preferred:  Basic Human Resources Management, interpersonal communication.

Job Knowledge:

  • Required:  Quality improvement process, related health care practices and standards, recent JCAHO and CLIA accreditation

Competitive Salary Range!

How to apply for the Laboratory Director: contact

Tina Roberts
Executive & Management Recruitment Services
(415) 770-1200 – call/text


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