Laboratory Director-(Full-Time)

Job Summary: At the direction and control of the CEO, the Lab Director will be responsible for the overall management of Mena Regional Health System’s laboratory department.

  • Financial Management of the Lab
  • Compliance & Regulatory Management
  • Quality & Performance Improvement

Reports to: CEO

Education: In depth, and up to date knowledge of laboratory function, typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, ASCP Registered, Clinical Internship

Experience: Five (5) years’ hospital experience preferred as Laboratory Manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in various meetings with such groups to provide pertinent information related to the Lab operations
  • Ensures that chemical, microscopic, hematology and bacteriologic tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and that the results are reported in a timely manner.
  • Keeps informed on the developments and the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance, staffing, record keeping as required by regulatory entitles
  • Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
  • Overall quality assurance for the Lab
  • Facilitates resolution of questions and issues relating to Lab operations.
  • Set and monitor achievement of goals and objectives for the Lab consistent with MRHS Policy and procedure
  • Attend monthly Department Managers Meeting
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.