Director of Laboratory

    December 16, 2022
    Derry, New Hampshire
    Job Type
    New Hampshire


    Laboratory Director

    Reports to – Division Director of Laboratory Services

    FTEs - 20-30

    BEDS - 68

    • Administrative oversight of lab
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
    • Oversight of expenses and labor management


    General Comments

    Target salary range: $115-$125k + 15% incentive bonus

    Sign-on bonus up to $10k -  Relo bonus if they live further than 50 miles from facility


    • Directs operations, programs, and activities to meet organizational and regulatory requirements and to drive innovation.
    • Ensures adequate and qualified staffing for the department through timeliness and consistency of staff hiring, orientation, competency, training, performance feedback and performance management.
    • Develops and recognizes staff through coaching and regular feedback.
    • Serves as a role model for employee output and conduct.
    • Sets and executes department strategies to meet goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial, patient satisfaction and personnel management.
    • Proactively and regularly seeks feedback and input from internal and external sources. Evaluates and incorporates feedback into the department improvement and planning process to improve care delivery.
    • Oversees the financial operation for the laboratory by monitoring resource utilization, identifying variances and opportunities, and adjusting as needed to meet service and fiscal goals. Prepares Monthly Operating Review report.
    • Assures compliance with standards set forth by accrediting agencies: CAP, JCAHO, CLIA, FDA and CMS. Develops and implements policies and procedures and verifies annual review of all policies and procedures.
    • Manages key vendor relationships and supply contracts in coordination with Laboratory Services and Supply Chain guidance.
    • Develops and implements a communication plan to ensure that department personnel are well informed. Fosters open communication by offering, encouraging, and accepting suggestions from staff regarding department operations
    • Directs and organizes operations through the appropriate, delegation of responsibilities and authority in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
    • Monitors and evaluates the activities of the staff and provides management, coaching, guidance, delegation opportunities, and on-the-job training and re-training as necessary to ensure operational efficiency and adherence to policies and procedures;


    • Baccalaureate Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry required.
    • Master’s Degree preferred


    • National Certification as a Medical Technologist required,
    • State license where required  (CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MT, NV, NY, ND, RI, TN, WV)



    • 7 years of progressive laboratory management experience is required with complex laboratory operations
    • Hospital clinical laboratory experience preferred




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