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Director of Laboratory Services *Up to $140k/yr*

Company: Connected Health Care, LLC
Location: Butler
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:



Connected Health Care has been engaged by a renowned healthcare system near Pittsburgh, PA seeking a full-time, permanent Laboratory Director. This is a rare opportunity to lead a team of friendly and driven people in a world-class laboratory for a hospital with over 300 beds.

If you are an experienced lab leader looking to grow your career in a major hospital in a major market, this role is for you!

Essential Functions of the Role

  • Plan, coordinate, and direct the day-to-day activities of the Department of Pathology to ensure efficient, effective and economical utilization of space, personnel, and other laboratory resources.
  • Plan and develop objectives and goals for the department.
  • Coordinate all purchases of supplies, minor/capital equipment, invoice payment to laboratory services.
  • Direct laboratory business practices to ensure efficient and accurate patient/institutional fees and coding.
  • Establish and ensure compliance with all accrediting and regulatory standards, i.e. JCAHO, CAP, FDA, CMS, OSHA, and other agencies/organizations.
  • Participate, promote and provide educational and professional activities.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with laboratory personnel, pathologists, medical staff, other departments, other hospitals/laboratories, VHA, and vendors.
  • Facilitate and support approved projects and initiatives, i.e., information system planning/implementation, productivity, efficiency, and quality improvement efforts.
  • Produce laboratory financial and statistical reports, i.e., monthly responsibility reports, laboratory charges reports, and revenue reports.
  • Serve on committees and improvement teams to coordinate activities as they relate to pathology, i.e., diagnostic services, medical review, and quality assurance.
  • Consult and collaborate with other laboratory directors to achieve clinical integration, standardization, compliance, and to capture advantage due to economies of scale.
  • Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.


  • Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
  • Analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate instructions.
  • Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
  • Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to make tactical decisions around the allocation and direction of the work of supervised employees using established guidelines, policies and/or procedures.
  • Ability to make effective hiring and termination recommendations.
  • Ability to train and evaluate performance of supervised staff.



Bachelor Degree in Medical Technology or Physical Science in compliance with CLIA standards for lab supervision


Preferred: An advanced degree in a Healthcare related field such as a Masters in Laboratory Science or Healthcare Administration

If you are interested in hearing more about this great opportunity, please contact:

Jonah Rader – Senior Executive Recruiter

(512) – 337 – 8760


Keywords: Connected Health Care, LLC, Pittsburgh , Director of Laboratory Services *Up to $140k/yr*, Other , Butler, Pennsylvania

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