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Regions Hospital Director, Laboratories in St Paul, Minnesota

Director, Laboratories

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  • Department:

Lab Administration

  • City:

St Paul, MN

  • Location:

RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics

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  • Anticipated Work Schedule:

M-F, Day shift

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Job Description:

An exciting new job opportunity as a Director of Laboratories at an incredible hospital organization has just opened. Regions Hospital is looking for a Director of Laboratories. This person will work with interdisciplinary, high performing teams in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. To be successful, you will need to think critically and demonstrate energy and passion to lead this dynamic team. A commitment to diversity and inclusion is also an essential characteristic for a Medical Director. The Director of Laboratories is responsible for continuous laboratory improvement, working collaboratively across departments and across the organization, and ensuring a positive patient experience throughout our hospital.

As the Director of Laboratories you will:

  • Assure laboratory services are provided within professional, regulatory, and accrediting body standards, including Joint Commission, College of American Pathologists, and American Association of Blood Banks.

  • Identify operations and processes within the laboratory needing continuous quality improvement and uses quality methods appropriately, including lean, six sigma, and PDCA.

  • Develop and achieves strategic laboratory goals and objectives using the organizational goals of Healthy, High-Performing Teams, Best Outcomes, Grow & Diversify, and Competitive Costs.

  • Collaborate with other leaders and departments in coordinating laboratory services for patients and families.

  • Maintain positive work relationship with staff, peers, our HealthPartners laboratory leadership team, pathologists and other physicians of the medical staff.

  • Maintains additional expertise in areas such as laboratory finances, billing, coding, safety, and accreditation compliance.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science, Histotechnology, Cytopathology or related field.

Experience: At least eight years of significant management experience within the laboratory field.

Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: ASCP, or AMT certification as a Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Cytotechnologist, Histotechnologist.


Education: Master’s degree in medical laboratory science, healthcare administration or business-related fieldmembers of our leadership teams.

The Director of Laboratories provides leadership and oversight for all Regions Hospital laboratory operations in collaboration with the Laboratory M At Regions Hospital you’ll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients – and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. We’re also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen!

Thank you for considering joining our team (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUf6Mn0g3rA&feature=youtu.be) at Regions Hospital and being part of something special!

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.