HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Laboratory Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Integrated Regional Laboratories Director of Laboratory, Full Time JFK Medical Center North Campus West Palm Beach, FL

Integrated Regional Laboratories (IRL) includes fourteen HCA hospital laboratories in Palm Beach, Broward, Dade, Saint Lucie and Okeechobee counties and one Core Laboratory in Broward County. Through the process of re-engineering and the application of leading edge automation technology, IRL has transformed laboratory operations in the HCA East Florida market into an integrated service network.

_Facility Description:_ One family. Same exceptional care with access to a larger network of services. West Palm Hospital is now JFK Medical Center North Campus, an extension of your trusted JFK Medical Center family. By expanding our footprint, we are proud to offer you the best in comprehensive services and care.

Located in the heart of West Palm Beach, JFK North Campus is a 245-bed acute care facility with over 40 years’ experience in providing the highest quality of care to our community. Conveniently located right off I-95, and equipped with large private rooms, soothing environments and technologically advanced medical equipment, our comprehensive service offering not only establishes JFK North Campus as a premiere, full-service hospital but makes certain that our highly trained and caring staff is prepared to address the healthcare needs of those we serve.

The hospital employs over 600 full and part-time employees and over 900 members on its medical staff. With our top-notch specialists, state-of-the-art equipment, highly skilled and compassionate caring staff, we are committed to delivering pleasant patient experiences and positive medical outcomes. JFK North Campus is accredited by the Joint Commission and holds designation as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center. JFK North Campus is proud to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). These distinctions are a direct result of our physicians and employees’ commitment to clinical excellence.

/JFK Medical Center North Campus is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for nine consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/ / / _Job Description_ The Director of Laboratory is responsible for directing the 24-hour operations and activities of the clinical laboratory to meet organizational and regulatory requirements. Responsible for laboratory specimen collection, specimen management, clerical functions, in-house and referral testing services.

_Job Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:_ * Concurrently monitors employee and departmental performance to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, timelines and regulatory requirements * Develops monitoring systems for the collection, documentation and reporting of quality assessment and improvement data; extracts pertinent information from quality assessment and improvement studies, initiates corrective action plans, and re-monitors results * Ensures that departments proactively respond to feedback from customers (internal and external) and implements improvement mechanisms to enhance the overall ability of the department to meet the customer’s needs for laboratory services * Responsible to ensure the weekly and monthly corporate key indicators are an accurate measurement of past and current performance for a basis for proactive response to a changing environment * Prepares and submits capital expenditure requests, department projections and annual budget. * Provides direction to department personnel to achieve operational and technical objectives including workflow design, service quality, financial performance, regulatory compliance, personnel management, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities. Effectively works with all levels of IRL and hospital management and employees to ensure a service delivery system, which sets standards of excellence in terms of quality, response time, and overall user satisfaction.

_Required Job Qualifications include:_ * Nationally recognized certification as a medical technologist or equivalent. * Must have Florida Supervisor’s license * Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology required * Post Graduate Degree preferred * Minimum 3 licensures in following specialty areas required, licensure in all preferred: o Blood Bank/Immunohematology o Chemistry o Hematology o Histology o Microbiology o Serology/Immunology * More than 5 years of experience at a supervisory level in a clinical laboratory setting required * Previous Director experience strongly preferred * Must have strong knowledge of laboratory regulations. * Strong teamwork and collaboration abilities. * Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Laboratory Hospital

Location: Florida-Fort Lauderdale-Integrated Regional Laboratories

Requisition ID: 01079-7547