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Director of Laboratory Services

Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - Laboratory/Pathology Services

Job Description :


Directs the department's activities and resources to achieve departmental and organizational objectives in the Laboratory.

Reports to: CNO

FLSA: Exempt



Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.

Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives.

Directs all clinical laboratory tests and procedures which require the exercise of independent judgement and responsibility.

Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives.

Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.

Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.

Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.

Must complete all education assigned and required for the position including classroom and on-line courses.



Performs other duties as assigned.

Must work effectively as a team-member.


Required Qualifications :

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

X Bachelor’s degree X Preferred __ Required

X Master's degree X Preferred □ Required

Required Skills

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.


X Basic Life Support (BLS) □ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support

(PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__________________________


Licenses: TN state MT and Lab Supervisor Licensure

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