Director of Laboratory

  • HCA
  • Okeechobee, FL, USA
  • Aug 23, 2017

Job Description

Job Code: 01079-6663


Integrated Regional Laboratories

Director of Laboratory

Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

Integrated Regional Laboratories (IRL) includes thirteen HCA hospital laboratories in Palm Beach, Broward, Dade, Saint Lucie and Okeechobee counties and one Core Laboratory in Broward County. Through the process of re-engineering and the application of leading edge automation technology, IRL has transformed laboratory operations in the HCA East Florida market into an integrated service network.

IRL is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!

Facility Description:
For more than 34 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing our community quality healthcare with a personal touch. Raulerson is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. We are always looking for dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family.


We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

Job Description

The Administrative Director of Laboratory is responsible for directing the 24-hour operations and activities of the clinical laboratory to meet organizational and regulatory requirements. Responsible for laboratory specimen collection, specimen management, clerical functions, in-house and referral testing services.

Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
  • Concurrently monitors employee and departmental performance to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, timelines and regulatory requirements
  • Develops monitoring systems for the collection, documentation and reporting of quality assessment and improvement data; extracts pertinent information from quality assessment and improvement studies, initiates corrective action plans, and re-monitors results
  • Ensures that departments proactively respond to feedback from customers (internal and external) and implements improvement mechanisms to enhance the overall ability of the department to meet the customer's needs for laboratory services
  • Responsible to ensure the weekly and monthly corporate key indicators are an accurate measurement of past and current performance for a basis for proactive response to a changing environment
  • Prepares and submits capital expenditure requests, department projections and annual budget.
  • Provides direction to department personnel to achieve operational and technical objectives including workflow design, service quality, financial performance, regulatory compliance, personnel management, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.
  • Effectively works with all levels of IRL and hospital management and employees to ensure a service delivery system, which sets standards of excellence in terms of quality, response time, and overall user satisfaction.

Required Job Qualifications include:
  • Nationally recognized certification as a medical technologist or equivalent.
  • Must have Florida Supervisor's license
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology required
  • Post Graduate Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 licensures in following specialty areas required, licensure in all preferred:
    • Blood Bank/Immunohematology
    • Chemistry
    • Hematology
    • Histology
    • Microbiology
    • Serology/Immunology
  • More than 5 years of experience at a supervisory level in a clinical laboratory setting required
  • Previous Director experience strongly preferred
  • Must have strong knowledge of laboratory regulations.
  • Strong team work and collaboration abilities.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills

Please Apply Online Now!!

Last Edited: 08/21/2017