Our client, a small hospital in Northeast NV in the Central Basin area, has a need for a Lab Director to join their team. Candidates MUST have the NV Supervisor license or be willing to obtain it before working. You will be overseeing approximately 15 FTEs (8 of which are Med Techs). Although they are a small hospital, they are very busy in the Lab. The hospital provides primary care for a good percentage of the town (not enough doctors practicing there) through their ER and employed physicians, and the 16 ER beds stay full most of the time. They deliver babies as well and have other patient problems as well.
The Laboratory Director is responsible for the direction and effective operation of the Laboratory Department which includes planning, controlling and monitoring operational performance of the Laboratory; ensuring compliance with departmental and administrative policies and procedures; ensuring compliance with JCAHO, state and federal regulatory agencies; ensuring compliance with the College of American Pathologists standards and performance of surveys; developing/monitoring quality control programs; developing/monitoring continuous quality improvement, and participating in interdepartmental quality management; and ensuring quality and timeliness of patient test results by investigating problems involving specimen collection.
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or related science discipline required. Master’s preferred.
NV State Supervisor’s License required (or able to obtain before starting to work).
Certifications: Required MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP) or equivalent
Minimum Work Experience
6 years technical bench level, at least 3 years Laboratory Leadership experience required in Hospital Setting.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
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