Dir Laboratory

  • HCA
  • Hopewell, VA, USA
  • Feb 02, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 02699-40764


No Weekends

John Randolph Medical Center , a 147-bed acute care facility, is located in the historic, riverfront city of Hopewell, VA. John Randolph is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63 rd on Fortune's 100 , and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

John Randolph Medical Center currently holds a Leapfrog Group "A" Patient Safety Score. Among other awards and certifications, the Joint Commission has awarded us the advanced primary stroke care center, acute myocardial infarction, joint replacement, and T op Performer on Key Quality Measures. Additionally, we've been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for excellence in total hip and knee programs.

Job Duties:

1. Integrates Clinical Laboratory services with the primary functions of the medical center and hospital. Demonstrates complete understanding of the role the clinical laboratory serves in the provision of quality healthcare. Maintains appropriate compliance with regulatory standards, i.e. CAP, AABB, JCAHO, CLIA and HCFA, Commonwealth of Virginia .

2. Coordinates and directs daily operations including decision-making, responses to problems, identifying errors and taking corrective action. Demonstrates managerial and technical expertise. Provides direct supervision of non-technical staff and operational supervision of technical staff in cooperation with clinical coordinators and supervisors, including scheduling, counseling, and disciplinary action.

3. Develops and implements policies and procedures, consistent with market consolidation activities and philosophies, that guide and support the provision of Clinical Laboratory services. These include phlebotomy, lab general, and lab/nursing manuals.

4. Recommends the sufficient number of qualified and competent persons necessary to provide appropriate laboratory service. Adheres to proper resource allocation and coordination. Maintains lab material management system. Controls departmental supply expense.

5. Determines the qualifications and competence of Clinical Laboratory personnel. Selects qualified applicants for employment. Coordinates continuing education and competency assessment for all Clinical Laboratory personnel. Performs or coordinates general lab orientation for all new employees, including, safety, infection control, clerical/computer, phlebotomy, and billing compliance.

6. Continually assesses and improves the performance of the Clinical Laboratory at the site level and within the market operation. Serves as a resource for staff. Performs performance appraisals, sets goals and monitors progress. Shares/manages daily workload as needed. Uses time wisely. Delegates tasks and plans for succession.

7. Addresses department efficiencies from both a facility and a market perspective. Balances consolidation opportunities with facility specific service needs. Remains focused on the effectiveness of the entire operation. Motivates and educates staff to challenge traditional operational methods, i.e., scheduling, processes, etc.

8. Demonstrates innovation and creativity. Responds to changes in clinical laboratory medicine. Maintains and cultivates effective communication with Laboratory leadership, staff, pathologists and other healthcare providers. Respects patient confidentiality. Demonstrates and appreciates need for the priority of meeting /exceeding customer expectations. Provide a productive atmosphere.

9. Demonstrates proficiency in all computer related tasks.

10. Understands, respects and adheres to guidelines set forth in Lab Billing Compliance Plan. Attends Annual Billing Compliance Training and Annual Ethics Training.

11. Demonstrates working knowledge and understanding of safety principles.

12. Initiates and documents patient teaching, including family and /or significant others. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and assess data appropriate to the age of the patient served.


Required - 5 Years, Medical Technology/other Clinical Science

Preferred - Additional 3 years Management Experience


Required - Bachelor of Science, Medical Technology or other Clinical Science

Preferred - Bachelor of Science, Medical Technology or other Clinical Science

Masters, Business Administration


Required- National Certification ASCP/NCA or a applicable to degree

Last Edited: 01/31/2018