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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Director, Laboratory Services in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Director, Laboratory Services with Laboratory -

MV Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Schedule: Full-time 80 Biweekly Hour

Shift: 8 Hour Day Shift

Job Summary:

The Director, Laboratory Services is responsible for providing overall technical and administrative direction to the Clinical and Pathology Laboratories, and the Outpatient Testing Center. Regularly reviews and revises, as necessary, laboratory Policies and Procedures to ensure that they comply with current practice and all regulatory agency standards. Coordinates the provision of Laboratory services and serves as the general resource person for all departmental operations. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the Hospital’s mission statement.

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in appropriate scientific field.


  • Approximately seven to ten years of progressively more responsible related work experience necessary in order to gain comprehensive technical and administrative knowledge on laboratory operations.

  • Two to five years of experience at Dept. Head or Assistant Dept. Head level in related field.

License / Certification: Valid State of California laboratory personnel license required.

Preferred Position Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree in Hospital Management or Business Administration in order to maximize effectiveness in direction of the Laboratory.

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an "extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Non-Clinical Director/ Executive

Req ID: R319810