Scheduled hours: Exempt position, day shift with accountability on other shifts
Reporting to the Chief Clinical Operations Officer, this key position will provide leadership and oversees the operations of all laboratories within Great River Health. This highly visible leader will be responsible for fostering a culture of innovation, safety, patient experience, staff engagement, quality, accreditation, and financial performance. Oversight includes staffing, budgeting, equipment acquisition and maintenance, as well as departmental policies and procedures. Works with the Laboratory Medical Leadership to assure high quality and accurate patient test results are provided in a safe and timely manner. Responsible for laboratory test management for the health system, and ensures the staff adhere to state, federal, regulatory agencies’ rules, laws, and regulations. Maintains ongoing communication with administration, medical staff, other departments to determine needs, resolve problems, improve processes, and promote effective and safe laboratory testing.
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related science field.
10 years previous healthcare laboratory leadership experience
Minimum of four (4) years of experience in a high complexity CAP accredited laboratory
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Experience working in a health system with multiple facilities
Experience with Cerner preferred
Clinical laboratory experience is preferred
Recent health care experience within the last five years preferred
We are excited to offer an aggressive compensation and benefits package for qualifying positions, which includes:
Competitive base pay
Matching 401(k) and 403(b) retirement programs, with on-site personal investment counseling
Health, Dental and Vision plans
Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee discounts including car rental, cell-phone plans
Employer-paid, Long- term disability
Employer-paid, Life and AD&D
Paid time off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Discounted cafeteria meals
Free employee gym membership
Employee Service Recognition program
Voluntary plans including: Life, AD&D, Critical Illness, Accident and Pet insurance
As a healthcare employer, Great River Health is adhering to CMS regulation requiring COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers. As such, we are requiring all new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.
As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Great River Health. All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.
Great River Health and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
MORE THAN 125 YEARS SERVING SOUTHEAST IOWA WITH HIGH-QUALITY HEALTH CARE
Great River Health is a regional health care system based in West Burlington, Iowa, serving residents of southeast Iowa, west-central Illinois, and northeast Missouri. It includes:
Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center, Fort Madison
Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center, West Burlington
Henry County Health Center, Mount Pleasant
Clinics in these Iowa locations: Burlington, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Mediapolis, Mount Pleasant, New London, Wapello, Wayland, West Burlington and Winfield
Heritage Family Pharmacy, Heritage Park Pharmacy and Heritage Partners Pharmacy
Heritage Medical Equipment & Supplies
Universal Therapy Group
ABOUT SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Together, our hospitals provide acute, rehabilitative, skilled and long-term care. It also has more than 30 clinics providing primary, specialty, convenient and urgent care. The medical specialties are offered:
General and vascular surgery
Wound & hyperbaric medicine