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Executive Director

Lighthouse Lab Services is partnered with one of the premier health systems in California. We are searching for the next Executive Director of their Laboratory Network. This person will be responsible for overall operations, administration and coordination of services provided by the all of their laboratories. This position oversees the day-to-day activities and resources of the Bay Area Laboratories, enabling them to provide high quality, cost-efficient laboratory services to ambulatory patients.  Serves as the primary on-site administrative leader in regard to developing, maintaining and administering laboratory operational policies, processes and procedures.  Working within the direction provided by VP of Laboratory Services, this position is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, monitoring, controlling, coordinating, integrating, standardizing, assessing and improving the day-to-day operations of the Bay Area Laboratories.

 In partnership with the Medical Director, this person will be responsible for ensuring overall operational and administrative compliance of the Bay Area Laboratories in accordance with federal requirements under CLIA-88, College of American Pathologists (CAP), the State of California and/or any other related regulatory or accrediting body affecting clinical activities of the laboratory. Assures that lab services are quality focused, progressive, competitive, customer service oriented and effectively integrated with other components (physicians, hospitals, health plans, etc.) of the Health System and Lab Network.   

 As a member of the Laboratory Executive Team (LET), works within the direction of the VP of Laboratory Services and in tandem with the Laboratory Chief Medical Officer, the Bay Area Acute Laboratory Executive and Valley Area Laboratory Executives.  Is a key contributor to enterprise-wide laboratory strategic and business plans that align with affiliate/operating unit plans, while also addressing unique needs/opportunities in the lab space. In collaboration with the LET, and in coordination with the health systems's overall strategic plan and clinical quality goals, develops and implements operational changes related to profitable business growth throughout the enterprise. 


-Provides overall direction and management for the day-to-day activities and resources of the Laboratories
-Directs and manages Clinical Laboratory Services operations for the Laboratories, partnering effectively with the Laboratory Medical Director to ensure the continual provision of high quality laboratory testing.
-Participates in the evaluation, development, planning and implementation of new business/service to support the Laboratory Service Line business and clinical goals.
-Ensures laboratory procedures/systems are functioning at optimal levels and evaluates processes regularly for continual improvement.
-Ensures services are provided in an effective and timely manner. 
-Ensures departmental procedures and processes are periodically reviewed for the potential to further improve the services provided.
-Implements plans and carries out activities related to clinical coordination, participating in clinical effectiveness projects for Foundation affiliates. Establishes effective physician (and other customers) forums to ensure high quality, cost effective and strong clinical performance.
-Collaborates with the Laboratory Executive Team (LET) to establish annual Laboratory Service Line goals and objectives. Ensures services are integrated, optimally coordinated, and support the organization’s mission and objectives.
– Participates in Laboratory Service Line strategic planning and prioritizing. Analyzes, determines, and coordinates service improvement and/or service development opportunities. 
– Provides operational guidance to Care Centers in the development of improved and/or new laboratory point-of-care testing that is aligned with the Laboratory Service Line business and clinical goals.
Education Bachelor's Clinical Lab Scientist License – CLS-L preferred.
-Prior demonstrated successful experience in a multi-structured healthcare institution or larger commercial laboratory is required
-Must have demonstrated professional experience in progressively            responsible positions in healthcare with a strong working knowledge of    laboratories
-Must have demonstrated professional experience in progressively            responsible positions in healthcare with a strong working knowledge of    laboratories
-Must have demonstrated success in major project coordination,              implementation of successful cost containment initiatives
-Must have demonstrated success working collaboratively with staff, key    stakeholders and customers to achieve strategic outcomes
-Experience applying Lean techniques and tools, as well as                      implementing a Lean Operating System within a Laboratory                    environment is preferred.
-Experience working in a matrixed reporting structure is preferred

About Us: 
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 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. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com
#TR Job ID: 14040

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