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Are you a Laboratory Director looking for new opportunities?  Do you aspire to work in a lab setting that will offer you the chance to make a direct impact on members of your community and lead a brand-new state of the art clinical molecular microbiology laboratory? Are you looking to inspire others through your leadership style? If so, this might be a perfect position for you.  Lighthouse Lab Services is representing an excellent and rapidly growing clinical molecular microbiology laboratory in beautiful Charleston, SC.

The Laboratory Director is responsible for the design, operation, and improvement of the organization’s lab processes with a focus on patient care and safety.  This position promotes high levels of satisfaction with patients, providers, and staff through proactively addressing concerns through meaningful measures and interventions. 

Responsibilities:
– Develops vision for the department and executes plans to achieve vision.
– Manages and coaches lab staff.
– Remains accessible to listen to, converse with, advise, and counsel staff in a confidential manner. 
-Serves as the primary resource in solving employee work-related problems and helping employees perform at their potential.
– Problem solves and addresses issues raised by physicians, employees, and patients.
– Manages the flow of the department to ensure compliance, access, efficiency and patient satisfaction.
-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.
-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.

Required Qualifications 
For Ph.D. candidates: 
-ABMM certified 
-ABMGG certified 
-ABCC in Molecular Diagnostics certified 
-ABB certified with significant experience in molecular and/or microbiology testing or infectious diseases

For M.D./D.O Candidates: 
– MD/DO diploma is required
-Board certification in Clinical Pathology
-SC medical license or eligibility required

All Candidates: 
– Experience serving as CLIA Lab Director of record
– Proven and documented skills with budget preparations and a general knowledge of lab procedures and lab quality control.
– Previous experience with lab certification agencies and positive management/communications skills with lab employees.

Salary and Benefits:
– $200-250K dependent upon experience 
– Full benefits

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. 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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