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Director of Laboratory

Company: B.E. Smith
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Strategic Laboratory Director needed to lead St. Louis University Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri! -The Position

  • The Laboratory Director will oversee the policies and procedures carried out within the clinical laboratory for the two hospitals and is accountable for the operational, financial, and clinical outcomes. The Director will be accountable for approximately 100 FTEs, and will have seven direct reports including managers and specialists. -
  • Seeking a visionary leader who can drive volume and revenue growth, while creating a more cohesive department where all lab functions are aligned with strategic goals.
  • The Laboratory Director will identify and implement strategies around key priorities for the department, including quality, compliance, reimbursement, physician support, and patient/associate satisfaction. -
  • The ideal candidate will bring exceptional leadership skills with a focus on succession planning and developing leaders within the department, as well as implementing metrics for the team to achieve operational and strategic goals.
  • Build collaborative partnerships within the lab and across departments to ensure patient-centered and efficient service offerings that meet expectations and regulatory requirements.
  • Must bring 10+ years technical experience in a laboratory setting and/or 3+ years of experience in an academic laboratory setting. 5+ years of supervisory experience is required and can be concurrent with technical experience. Pediatric and adult technical experience is also preferred. -
  • Candidates must also hold ASCP or NCA certification. -
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.The Organization
    • Saint Louis University Hospital is a 356-bed non-profit, research and academic medical center located in St. Louis, Missouri. In accompaniment, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital providing pediatric care to communities throughout Illinois, Missouri and beyond. Both hospitals are Level I Trauma Centers, are associated with Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and are both supported by the SLUCare Physician group providing tertiary care for the Missouri region. -
    • SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization's 40,000 team members and more than 11,000 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God's healing presence to everyone they serve.
    • With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 23 hospitals, more than 290 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 12 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company and an accountable care organization. It is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.The Community -
      • Located on the Mississippi River, St. Louis, Missouri, is home to many attractions such as the Gateway Arch, the City Museum, the St. Louis Zoo, unique neighborhoods, world-class dining, an abundance of recreational activities, and Civil War sites.
      • According to, St. Louis, Missouri sits at #56 on the Cities with the Lowest Cost of Living in America lists.
      • Head over to Busch Stadium in your free time and cheer on the 11-time World Series Champion Cardinals, or to the Enterprise Center to watch the 2019 Stanley Cup champions, the St. Louis Blues! -
      • Centrally located between top destination sites, St. Louis is less than a four-hour drive from Kansas City, MO, Indianapolis, IN, and Louisville, KY, and five hours to Chicago, IL and Nashville, TN.#BESmith#BESrecruitment

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