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Director of Laboratory

Beckley, West Virginia

Req ID 7418-10960 Post Date Mar. 15, 2024 CategoryManagement and Supervisors FacilityRaleigh General Hospital

Raleigh General Hospital


Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Raleigh General Hospital is a 300 bed facility caring for nearly 13,000 patients each year with over 50,000 being treated in our emergency room. We offer a wide range of surgical services as well as specialty programs including Cardiac CTA, Digital Mammography, and Trauma Services.

Where We Are:

Beckley is an ideal place to live and boasts many scenic, cultural, and recreational opportunities. From restaurants and breweries to art galleries and unique attractions, Beckley is an outdoor playground with something for all tastes. 

Why Choose Us:

·         Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

·         Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

·         Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

·         Educational assistance and tuition assistance for qualified applicants

·         Professional development opportunities and CE assistance

·         And much more…

Position Summary:

Plans, organizes and delineates duties and responsibilities of laboratory personnel under direction and in cooperation with director of laboratories.
Detects and reports unusual conditions to the director.
Performs bi-annual review of procedure manuals and monthly review of quality control, maintenance and function checks, and may assess the competency of high complexity testing personnel.

Assures quality and appropriateness of patient care provided by the Laboratory in conjunction with the Medical director of the Laboratory.
Actively strives to maintain positive medical staff relations
Responsible for personnel management
Responsible for financial management and strategic plan of the Laboratory and Pathology Departments
Actively develops interdepartmental relations
Keeps abreast of advances in Laboratory and Pathology medicine and management by attending seminars and meetings relative to job function
Provides age appropriate care to all patients
Reports to: Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Minimum EducationMS with four years experience or BA/BS with six years experience or HEW certified with ten years experience.
Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Work ExperienceHas exhibited a high degree of professional excellence characterized by sound independent judgment, reliability, initiative, flexibility and a high standard of ethics. Demonstrated ability to make decision dependent on an in-depth knowledge of laboratory techniques, principles, instruments, and their interrelationships and performs routine analysis at acceptable levels of competency and on a timely basis. Management classes desirable.

EEOC Statement:

Raleigh General Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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