Director, Laboratory

Sanford Health

Collaborate with regional laboratory executives, medical officers, laboratory CLIA directors, and administration to oversee the quality and regulatory aspects of the laboratories across the enterprise. Directly accountable to the Sr. Executive Director of Enterprise Laboratories with indirect accountability to the Laboratory Directors within the markets.

Duties include implementation of enterprise-wide policies and procedures, overseeing enterprise-wide functional work groups, new test development, standardization, and test utilization. Responsible for monitoring quality metrics, performance improvement activities, regulatory audits and responding to high level incidents related to laboratory operations. Serves as a laboratory/institutional liaison in the interpretation of Federal and State regulations impacting the clinical laboratories and serves as a resource for the research laboratories

Applicant should possess an HHS (Health and Human Services) approved laboratory certification or laboratory specialty certification; or applicant must be registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within first 6 months of employment Bachelor’s degree in laboratory science or equivalent required. Master’s degree in business or healthcare administration preferred. Experience with laboratory regulatory and quality oversight required. Minimum 5 years of laboratory operations, prefer one to three years of experience in management or supervision of a clinical laboratory.

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Sanford Health Human Resources