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Lab Information Management System Director
  • Location: Destin, FL
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15945

Lighthouse Lab Services is seeking a LIMS Director for a clinical laboratory based near Destin, FL. Crucially, our client is looking for someone who is not only an overseer and manager, but also a doer and doesn't mind rolling up his or her sleeves and getting things done. Interested applicants shouldn't consider grunt work to be beneath them.

The laboratory performs blood testing, toxicology, molecular (HPV and cardiovascular testing), pharmacogenetics and COVID-19 testing.

Position Overview:

The LIMS Director is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions for the company. This includes directing all IT operations to meet company and customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Provides leadership, tactical planning, and management of the day to day operation of all aspects of the information technology systems.

– Analyzes complex business needs presented by the user community and/or clients and recommends technical solutions.

– Designs and deploys enterprise wide infrastructure systems to meet the company’s availability, reliability, and scalability needs.

– Creates IT solutions or applications for business processes including development of applications to serve various group needs (Operations and Sales).

– Ensures the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions.

– Directs operations in executing production tasks according to a documented schedule that meets or exceeds customer expectations.

– Performs liaison duties between users, operations, and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications or trouble shooting.

– Facilitates communication between staff, management, vendors and technology resources both inside and outside the organization.

– Participates on all hardware and software evaluations and maintains vendor contracts.

– Implements IT general controls to provide business continuity (disaster recovery and data retention).

– Safeguards the privacy and security of all information, intellectual property and IT assets.

– Acts as a good steward of the company’s resources and ensures control of IT departmental budgets.

– Works in a consultative fashion with other executives, such as finance, marketing, and sales as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

– Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

Other Position Details:

– LIMS: Apollo

– Billing software: Xifin

– This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc., and requires extended periods working with computers. Emergent situations may require after hours of weekend work. Some travel may be undertaken.

– The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; may lift heavy objects on a regular basis.

Salary and Benefits:

– 130k-150k salary (based on experience)
– Full health benefits (health, vision, dental)
– PTO/vacation time
– 401(k)

Job Requirements:

– BS/BA in computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience

– Extensive knowledge and experience within the clinical laboratory industry

– Five (5) or more years of experience managing an information systems department in a medium or large size firm

– Solid technical knowledge and experience in the use and application of the most current technologies and products used in the industry

– Strong experience with HL7, Agile and Scrum methodologies, and Microsoft highly preferred

– Experience with Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) considered a major plus

– Experience with Xifin billing software a major plus

– Prior experience managing technical staff

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 19 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 and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons 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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