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Job ID: 15126
Job Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Location: Southaven, MS

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The Laboratory Director is responsible to provide oversight and leadership to both hospital and clinical laboratory departments and operations. Provides innovative leadership to maximize the entity's contribution to overall corporation performance through effective planning as well as human and financial goals of the corporation. Responsible for the laboratory operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • Prepare, submit and manage budget for assigned departments.
  • Supervise staff and ensure compliance with all policies. Ensure adequate staffing in each department. Oversee scheduling and daily operations.
  • Monitor patient satisfaction and implement plans for improvement.
  • Implement and assess a comprehensive quality assurance program to meet regulatory agency requirements, including safety and infection control guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain operational plans for laboratory instruments and management of departmental documentation to meet the College of American Pathology (CAP) requirements.
  • Plans, implements and markets services which meet the needs of identified internal and external customers through evaluation and assessment of customer needs and expectations resulting in development of improvement plans with measureable goals to enhance services.
  • Provides leadership through facilitating Baptist vision/values through personal example and interaction with staff to communicate policies and goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration

Minimum: Bachelor's Degree.


Minimum: 3-5 or more years of laboratory supervisory experience with demonstrated abilities to direct team activities as well as in basic business applications.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: ASCP

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18050 - Director-Laboratory
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Department: DC Administration BMH Desoto
Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Southaven
Located in the Memphis metro area
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