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BJC HealthCare

Executive Director- Lab- Academic Campus


Medical Director


Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Executive Director, Lab at Barnes Jewish Hospital & St. Louis Children's Hospital


Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Leads Laboratory Department and provides strategic guidance on the Academic campus. Oversight of daily operations as well as establishes the strategic vision for growth and development of laboratory services. Coordinates with Washington University School of Medicine to lead in the areas of innovation and technical advancement of Laboratory services. Actively participates in standardization and coordination of laboratory services across BJC.


Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: onboarding and hiring, training, workload management & performance evaluations, conducting professional development plans as needed. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.Participates in long range planning for the campus regarding operations and services, expansion of facilities, and the impact of all services offered by the Laboratory department.Plans, develops, and directs operations of laboratory and integrates with service lines within academic campus and BJC.Responsible for ongoing development, implementation and tracking of clinical and business initiatives. Understands physician expectations and their level of satisfaction with Laboratory services.Assures delivery of quality services across academic campus. Oversees regulatory compliance.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements


Master's Degree - Healthcare related field


10+ years

Supervisor Experience

5-10 years

Preferred Requirements

Supervisor Experience

10+ years
Benefits and Legal Statement

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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer