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Director of Laboratory Services - MT / MLT / CLS

Location : Fort Mohave AZ 86426
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Laboratory

Job Description :


  • The Director has responsibility for the oversight of departmental services. The Director ensures that systems to address the clinical needs of patients are evidence-based and are implemented in collaboration with stakeholders at the most desirable cost. The Director has overall responsibility for the quality of departmental/clinical services. The Director leads the organization’s safety and quality initiatives and ensures compliance with regularity requirements.




  • Provides day-to-day leadership ensuring that current test methodologies are evidence-based, appropriate for the patient population and provider practice to achieve clinical, service, and fiscal outcomes.

  • Creates a collaborative culture within assigned services as well as the interdisciplinary health care team to ensure efficacy in the flow of work, assignments, personnel, and patients.

  • Provides supervision of laboratory staff and section leaders and serves as a resource to the clinical team as well as the interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement, and monitor compliance of departmental and organizational policies/procedures.

  • Collaborates with providers and key stakeholders to develop strategies to achieve service excellence.

  • Ensures that safety, quality and regulatory initiatives are achieved, and when possible exceeded, in each service, including JCAHO, CAP, and federal regulations.

  • Provides oversight of billing and budgetary processes, including laboratory testing and Medicare regulations, CPT and HCPCS coding, and ensures that laboratory services are provided at the most desirable cost

  • Reviews staff and departmental performance in relation to organizational goals, implements change using LEAN methodologies, to effect continuous quality/service /fiscal improvement.

  • Role models principles of Relationship-Based Care.

  • Demonstrates competency with managing the change processes.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

Required Qualifications :

Minimum Qualifications:



 Bachelor of Science Degree with Medical Technologists (MT) Classification, Associate of Science Degree with MT classification or MLT classification as recognized by Oklahoma. 


Minimum 4 years of experience in a highly complex laboratory. Minimum of 3-5 years in comparable position preferred.




ASCP or AMT required 

Arizona Clinical Laboratory Personnel Technologist  Board Certified






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