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Hospital Laboratory Director

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Location Manassas, Virginia Job ID 21-93688

Labcorp is seeking a Laboratory Director to oversee our partnership with the University of Virginia Community Health System. This Lab Director will oversee the lab operations and administration for 2 Medical Centers in Northern Virginia. As a result, this individual will be an integral part of the planning and integration with UVA Community Health as they will work closely with hospital leadership on a regular basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and execution of the laboratory structure and organization
  • Oversee the personnel, service levels, budget, quality measures for the laboratory operation
  • Provide direction and serve as a technical advisor to assigned clinical laboratories
  • Evaluate competency programs for new and existing staff to ensure compliance with regulatory standards
  • Implement initiatives to increase employee engagement and retention, while identifying and developing future leaders
  • Maintain the required staffing levels to meet performance targets and ensure staff is properly trained
  • Oversee regulatory and accreditation requirements to ensure departmental technical, quality, and administrative activities are compliant with all regulatory requirements
  • Maintain quality accuracy and ensure all quality monitors meet laboratory objectives
  • Consistent communication with Senior Leadership to ensure they are aware of relevant matters
  • Ensure that the laboratory passes all audits and maintains appropriate regulatory status
  • Enforce applicable policies and procedures throughout the entire laboratory operation


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related life science
  • MBA, MHA or similar advanced degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of clinical laboratory experience within a supervisory or management role
  • ASCP, AMT, or any other equivalent laboratory certification
  • Prior experience in a high volume, large hospital environment
  • Familiar with new laboratory instrumentation and equipment automation
  • Strong working knowledge of supply chain operations and expense control
  • Ability to communicate with a heavy customer focus when working with client leadership
  • Previous experience managing multiple locations is highly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP and relevant state regulations
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • Proven success in training and developing both technical and non-technical employees
  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions under minimal supervision
  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills




Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm)
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