Corporate Director, Laboratory
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- Entity: Valley Health Corporate
- Shift: Day
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
Responsible for leading laboratory services across Valley Health System. Must be able to lead through both direct and matrixed relationship, build a culture of collaboration and transparency, and refine and implement the vision for laboratory services across Valley Health System. Key responsibilities include:refining and implementing the vision for lab services across Valley Health System. Oversight of all personnel decisions across including performance reviews, staff engagement, hiring, coaching, and terminating when necessary. Drive a High Reliability Culture in the labs and work collaboratively with all areas to support and improve quality, transparency, and patient care. Direct reporting for Winchester Medical Center and a mix of direct and matrixed reporting for other facilities and areas. Must be able to lead with the same outcomes whether direct or matrixed reporting. Build and maintain collaborative relationships with Laboratory Medical Director, pathologists and medical staff. Focus on quality and process to continually improve care. Oversee budgeting, financial management, purchasing, and standardization to achieve appropriate financial and stewardship goals. Participate and lead various committees related to lab services across the organization. Participate in Winchester Medical Center Senior Leadership Team, Valley Health System Directors Team, and participate in various forums at other facilities. Oversight for Process Improvement and regulatory compliance including CAP inspection accreditation. Manage equipment planning and acquisition.
What You Will Bring:
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Physical Biological Science required
Master's Degree in Business Administration, HCA, Public Health or related field required
Eight years laboratory operations, combination of technical and supervisory experience required
Five years leadership experience required
Certification & Licensures
Certified Medical Technologist (MT) required
Proven managerial skills required
Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring, and accreditation requirements required Ability to coordinate operations of large, technical and office support staff required
Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with many departments as well as the community and outside agencies required
Ability to achieve outcomes and lead in a matrixed environment required
Proven experience in lean, six sigma or similar process improvement methods required
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
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We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
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