Integrate Regional Laboratories
Director of Core Laboratory
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Integrated Regional Laboratories (IRL) includes fourteen 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!/
/We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./
The Core Laboratory Director reports directly to the East Florida Division Director. The 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, customer service, in-house and referral testing services.
_Job Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:_
* Works with IRL System management team to maintain regular, two-way communications and integration of core laboratory and hospital personnel. Conducts regular Town Hall Meetings at all IRL System facilities and is accountable for contributing to quarterly newsletters for IRL System personnel. * 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. * 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 * 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 * 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 * Evaluates existing systems and processes and develops corrective action plans for service/quality trends identified Initiates changes and monitors for improvement * Concurrently monitors employee and departmental performance to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, timelines and regulatory requirements * Continually monitors and stays abreast of legislative and regulatory changes affecting the laboratory industry, and ensures changes are accurately communicated to affected departments and implemented on a timely basis
Required Job Qualifications include: * Nationally recognized certification as a medical technologist or equivalent. * Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology required * Post Graduate Degree preferred * Must have Florida Supervisor’s license * Minimum 3 licensures in following specialty areas required, licensure in all preferred: o Blood Bank/Immunohematology o Chemistry o Hematology o Histology o Microbiology o Serology/Immunology * More than 5 years of experience at a supervisory level in a clinical laboratory setting required * Previous Director experience in large high volume lab strongly preferred * Must have strong knowledge of laboratory regulations. * Strong team work and collaboration abilities. * Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
*Directors & Managers
Director Laboratory, Core Lab
Florida-Fort Lauderdale-Integrated Regional Laboratories