The purpose of this leadership position is to organize and assure efficient function and operation of the Laboratories of Lake Region Healthcare and Prairie Ridge Healthcare. The Laboratory Director is responsible for implementation and continual monitoring of CAP, JCAHO, and CLIA`88 regulation as well as other policy and regulatory standards.
This position requires a highly trained, specialized individual who can work well under stressful situations. The Lab Director works closely with the SVP/CFO, clinic leaders, the Pathologist, Lab staff, and office staff, Providers, Nursing Service and other LRH personnel. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The incumbent has access to sensitive, confidential information and must be able to maintain those confidences. The incumbent establishes the work procedures and priorities within imposed deadlines. The incumbent establishes annual goals for the department and tracks progress. The incumbent also develops other leaders in the lab.