UI Health is seeking to hire a Senior Director, Hospital Pathology Laboratory Services. This position is responsible for directing and managing the operations of all the Hospital Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Outreach Laboratory, and Blood Bank Services.
Direct the department's daily operations including financial management, human resources, information systems, procurement, customer service and quality improvement.
Direct the strategic planning process and develop and implement policies, procedures and objectives in support of and consistent with medical center and college of medicine goals and mission. Set department short and long-term goals. Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and with regulatory and accrediting bodies such as CAP and TJC.
Develop and implement financial objectives, direct the financial planning process, and prepare and monitor departmental budgets. Ensure the cost of laboratory services are in line with benchmark targets.
Oversee and manage the process for maintaining existing business for the outreach laboratory and identifying new sales opportunities.
Oversee quality management and process improvement processes including the improvement of patient satisfaction with access and lab services.
Oversee the evaluation and acquisition of capital equipment. Authorize the purchase and implementation of new technology, resources and equipment. Oversee space and renovation capital projects.
Manage the contract and procurement process including research, development of request for proposals, negotiation, vendor relations and contract development.
Oversee human resources management and development including recruitment, performance evaluations, disciplinary process and retention of staff
Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Master's degree in hospital administration, business administration or a related field required.
A minimum of seven (7) years of management experience in a clinical laboratory setting is required.
American Society of Clinical Pathologist certification preferred.
Knowledge of regulatory and accrediting requirements for laboratory services required.
Demonstrated leadership, management, financial analysis and planning skills.
Strong human relations and communication skills.
Demonstrated critical thinking, ability to resolve complex problems, and ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.
Salary & Benefits:
UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.
For consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by March 8, 2021.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899