Director, Lab Operations-Metairie, LA
Quest Diagnostics

Metairie, Louisiana

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Job Description

As a Lab Hospital Operations Director, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You'll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.
At Quest, Hospital Lab Operation Directors play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we're creating the lab of the future - an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

Currently we are seeking a Hospital Lab Operations Director. As a Lab Operations Director, you will perform the daily activities as described below.
Basic Purpose: Oversees technical lab operations for hospital lab with less than $10M in revenue but greater than 100 employees. Responsible through lab managers for quality and timeliness of technical procedures, compliance, and overall hospital/lab budget.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Directs and coordinates laboratory activities for the hospital and lab to ensure that services are provided on schedule with quality and cost objectives
Will work in a matrix reporting environment and working with hospital C-Suite and Quest Lab Regional management
Works in conjunction with the CLIA Laboratory Hospital Medical Director M.D; to ensure that all laboratory activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, federal, and governmental regulations and laws.
Develops and trains personnel within the laboratory and reviews and performance appraisals.Will manage performance of employees.
Establishes laboratory organization tactical and strategic business plans and delegates responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities to appropriate subordinates.
Creates and evaluates new procedures and lab equipment for potential use on the laboratory and recommends new procedures and equipment where necessary.
Directs, coordinates and oversees major lab operation projects to the best economic advantage of the hospital/Quest Diagnostics.
Capital budget and operational expense planning and management for hospital and Quest Diagnostics.

BSMT (MS/Ph D desirable). Previous Hospital Lab Operations experience or strong business and financial acumen required?
Strong ability to build relationships with key personnel within the client hospital.
Ability to navigate through a matrix reporting relationship environment.
Current ASCP Certification required. Applicant must possess (or be eligible to apply for) a Louisiana CLS License.
Work Experience:
Minimum of 8+ years of hospital lab experience including at least 5 years in a managerial role
Occasional regional travel.

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