Hospital Laboratory Director-

Hospital Laboratory Director-

Allied Health – Laboratory Director - Hospital

POSITION TYPE: Allied Health

SPECIALTY: Laboratory Director

LOCATION: Frankfort, KY


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly organized and level-headed Laboratory Director to ensure the overall management and operation of the laboratory is compliant with regulatory standards, supervises laboratory staff, and manages the laboratory budget.

As a successful Laboratory Director with our facility, you must be able to multi-task and plan. A top-notch Laboratory Director combines their experience in the science field with excellent managerial skills.


  • Develop and implement laboratory policies, procedures, and quality control measures to ensure accuracy, precision, and reliability of laboratory results.
  • Ensure that the laboratory complies with regulatory standards, such as CLIA, OSHA, and other accrediting bodies.
  • Design, research, review, and write format for laboratory manuals. 
  • Supervise laboratory personnel, including hiring, training, performance evaluation, and disciplinary action as needed.
  • Manage laboratory resources, including budgets, equipment, and supplies.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other departments in the hospital to ensure timely and accurate communication of laboratory results.
  • Participate in hospital committees and initiatives related to laboratory services and patient care.
  • Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate test utilization and interpretation of laboratory results.
  • Oversee laboratory safety and security protocols to ensure the safety of laboratory personnel, patients, and visitors.

  • Develop and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, implementing strategies to improve laboratory processes, workflows, and customer service.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement


  • REQUIRED: Baccalaureate Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry
  • Master's Degree Preferred


  • REQUIRED: State License (KY) or ASCP Certification 
  • REQUIRED: National Certification as a Medical Technologist


  • 7 years of progressive laboratory management experience is required with complex laboratory operations
  • Hospital/ Acute Care experience required 
  • Hospital clinical laboratory experience preferred 

Additional Information:

  • ALL of HCA Lab Directors are required to work the bench if necessary.


  • Knowledge of laboratory regulations, policies, and procedures, such as CLIA, OSHA, and CAP.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and lead a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound decisions based on data and analysis.

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