HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Laboratory Director in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.

The Director under the supervision of the COO supervises and directs the delivery of clinical laboratory services according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Works cooperatively within department and with external customers to create a system of quality health care.

Challenges for the Clinical Laboratory Director

-Accepts change within work environment and accepts suggestions for improved performance; implementing both in a positive manner

-Fosters sense of teamwork & collaboration within department & hospital; deals with conflict discreetly and privately. Maintains confidentiality when sharing employee information

-Communicates problems/ opportunities for improvement; provides constructive input, suggestions & support to foster process improvement within the department with effective verbal/written communication skills

-Interacts with staff, patients and members of the public with dignity and respect; behavior is courteous and professional, reflecting sensitivity to the hospital’s values and to Ethics and Compliance principles

-Is comfortable with supporting staff with change and can lead process through to completion

-Monitors staff to ensure they conduct services with consideration of patient/significant others with regard to their personal dignity and respect for their values.

-Creates in the employees a sense of responsibility and autonomy for making operational decisions and resolving problems at the lowest level of the organization, and has examples of these.


    • 3-7 years of relevant work experience required

    • Bachelor's degree required

    • ASCP preferred

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Clinical Laboratory Director

Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth-Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 00147-7632