Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a cutting edge, clinical laboratory that is rapidly growing near Scranton, PA. Our client is seeking a Director of Laboratory Operations (possibly VP level) to help move the business forward with sound scientific and operational strategy. If you are looking for an excellent opportunity to work autonomously in an environment where your day-to-day contributions will really make an impact, this job is for you.

In this position, you will be responsible for the overall direction of laboratory operations at the site level as well as coordinate, monitor and facilitate a program of activities designed to provide production and quality goals within budget constraints. This includes appropriate staffing, regimented training and providing necessary tools to ensure adherence to laboratory productivity goals and compliance to the laboratory quality system.

If this sounds appealing to you, and you fit the below-preferred profile, we would love to hear from you.

Primary Responsibilities:

-In collaboration with departmental management, develop, promote and re-establish as necessary operational performance levels aligned to corporate goals and objectives.

-Ensure processes are compliant with current applicable statutory and regulatory requirements and that staff are adequately trained to understand and follow current processes.

-Ensure rigor of production system allows timely identification, diagnosis and mitigation of immediate and future business, product and patient risk.

-Promote professional development of direct reports through staff performance reviews, written goals and objectives and other managerial techniques.

-Develop and administer budgets and schedules.

-Excellent and demonstrated leadership skills. 

-Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

-Ability to demonstrate practical applications and flexibility in adapting programs and services to meet specific requirements.

-And other duties not described above.

Basic Preferred Profile:

– MBA or MPH

– 5 + years experience in clinical laboratory management preferred

– Proven experience in taking a lab to the next level

Salary and Benefits:

– 150k – 200k salary

– Health Benefits


– Holidays

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including people with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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