You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Director Regional Laboratory – Front Range.
You’re equally comfortable with optimizing operational effectiveness across a regional laboratory landscape and elevating associate engagement to reflect the excellence in patient care that is at the heart of our ministry. Additionally, you aspire to influential leadership within the system Executive Laboratory Authority Council.
You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement savings plan.
As a Director, you would receive additional benefits including reimbursement for tuition, cell phone, professional dues and subscriptions. To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer a sign-on and retention bonus, relocation assistance and student loan repayment when applicable.
With this position, you are eligible to participate in the At Risk Compensation (ARC) Plan. This plan enables SCL Health to provide leaders with an additional performance compensation opportunity. The ARC Award opportunities are calculated as a percentage of your base salary. Awards are paid out based on attainment of selected SCL Health Board-approved goals.
Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As the Director Regional Laboratory you need to know how to:
Oversee operations and associates of the laboratories for the assigned region to ensure effective and efficient laboratory services.
Visit each laboratory in the region at least once a week when practical, spending the day at the laboratory to visit with lab leadership and other care site leadership as necessary.
Assure timely investigation and follow-up for all deviations from standard operating procedures, including root cause analysis, process improvement and corrective action, as needed.
Partner with the System Laboratory Medical Director, System Quality Team and care site Laboratory Medical Directors and quality teams for the region to ensure laboratories function according to quality standards, including the development and revision of standard operating procedures as needed, quality initiatives and evaluation, test review and implementation, equipment acquisition and maintenance, customer satisfaction, etc.
Responsible for accreditation and ensuring the laboratory operations are maintained to regulatory and legal compliance to include, but not limited to, CAP, CLIA, FDA, AABB, TJC, OSHA and any other governmental agency.
Oversee compliance for clinical laboratory services.
Direct human resource functions such as interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development.
Develop and manage annual clinical laboratory regional business plan and budget and assist in the development of the overall laboratory operating and capital budget preparation and variance reporting. Direct fiscal accountability of services, business plans for new services, and the organization of work within the department.
Manage care site laboratory leaders and oversees clinical teams to achieve quality, safety and clinical metrics.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or other related science.
Minimum of five (5) years of clinical laboratory experience, with progressive increase in responsibility to include experience in a leadership role.
Current ASCP certification.
Prefer clinical experience with CLIA high complexity laboratory testing.
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Director Regional Laboratory on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.