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Medical Laboratory Director
  • Location: Newburgh, NY
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15499

Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with a well-established hospital near Hudson Valley, NY, to search for a full-time Medical Laboratory Director to join their organization. With dedicated staff, modern facilities, and state-of-the-art treatment, this company is dedicated to meeting the needs of the community and continuing to aspire to excellence. They are part of the leading organization in the country for population health management.


  • Application Processing: Complete, process, and maintain CLIA, CAP, and state specific applications and documentation.
  • Equipment Recommendations: Recommend appropriate equipment and supplies for the testing panel within the lab.
  • Laboratory Build-out and Design: Work in conjunction with instrument manufacturers to plan layout and design on the laboratory space as needed for future changes/additions to the lab.  
  • Validation: Assist, oversee, and guide any new validations.
  • SOPs: Develop SOPs as needed.
  • Recruiting: Assist in recruiting, screening, and interviewing potential staff-level employees for the laboratory.
  • Test Menu: Provides guidance with regard to current and proposed test menus.
  • Inspection Preparation: Prepare the laboratory and staff for upcoming inspections and surveys.
  • Industry Knowledge: Keep up-to-date on industry changes in billing, coding, reimbursements, testing, best practices, and innovations.
  • Billing: Provide pro-formas or other documentation as needed, estimating expected revenues based on reimbursement, start-ups costs, and on-going testing.
  • Consulting: Provide on-going consultation to address regulatory and technical issues.     


The qualified candidate will possess a doctoral degree (MD/DO) and one of the below listed board certifications. Preference will be given to those who hold or are eligible to obtain the below list of New York Certificates of Qualification.  
For MDs/DOs:

  • ABP—American Board of Pathology certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Current possession or eligibility to obtain an unrestricted New York Medical License   

New York Certificates of Qualification: 

  • Bacteriology
  • Blood Lead 
  • Blood pH and Gases
  • Cellular Immunology
    • Malignant Leukocyte Immunophenotyping
    • Non-Malignant Leukocyte Immunophenotyping 
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Cytopathology
  • Diagnostic Immunology
  • Endocrinology
  • Genetic testing (limited to molecular pathology)
  • Hematology 
  • Histopathology
  • Immunohematology
  • Mycobacteriology
  • Mycology 
  • Oncology
    • Molecular and Cellular Tumor Markers
    • Soluble Tumor Markers
  • Parasitology
  • Ther. Sub. Mon./Quant Toxicology
  • Transfusion Services
  • Virology (limited to classical techniques and FDA-approved molecular methods) 
  • Limited Service for POC
    • Glucose
    • Pregnancy test, urine
    • Urinalysis 


  • $350,000+ dependent upon experience
  • Bonus structure
  • Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance 

About Us:   

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has almost 20 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   

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