Lab/Director of Laboratory (CLS)

Job Code: 040319

LOCATION:  Riverside County (CA)

Acute care hospital facility is seeking a candidate with hospital/acute care Laboratory Director experience to join their team in a 100+ bed acute care hospital that features the largest Women’s Center (Awarded the Blue Distinction for Outstanding Maternity Care) in the region. It is the only hospital in Riverside County to offer pediatric ER Services from Rady Emergency Physicians for children 14 years and younger, an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, and the da Vinci © Robotic Surgical System performing the region’s first virtually no-scar single site procedures. The hospital was recently awarded an “A” Grade from the Leapfrog Group as having the highest level of patient safety as well as the Top General Hospital Award from Leapfrog (one of only 35 hospitals to earn this distinction nationwide). In addition, the hospital was also awarded the Blue Distinction for outstanding bariatric surgical services.

The Director of Laboratory is responsible for the overall management of the assigned laboratory department in an efficient, economic and quality manner. Supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of staff performing various chemical, hematological, microscopic and bacteriological tests of body fluids, exudates, and skin scrapings to obtain data for diagnosis and treatment of disease and procedures

Essential Job Duties:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ensures compliance with The Joint Commission and Title 22 standards and guidelines.
  • Demonstrates compliance with hospital policies and procedures at all times.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to relate to clinical personnel and medical staff, as well as ability to interact well with the public.
  • Must have knowledge of PC and applications.
  • Maintains a high level of technical knowledge demonstrating expert knowledge of lab tests and their clinical significance.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time effectively to complete projects


  • Five (5) to Seven (7) years of clinical experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) required
  • Minimum three (3) years leadership experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or in related field required, acute care experience preferred
  • Multi-site experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science or related field from an accredited U.S. College or University required
  • Master’s degree in related field from an accredited U.S. College or University preferred
  • Current Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) – MTA Generalist License in the State of California

Enjoy the following benefits:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within the Health Care System and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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