Sanford Health

Director, Laboratory Operations

Fargo, North Dakota
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Jan 07, 2021
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Facility: Broadway Clinic

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 737 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Responsible for providing administrative leadership, expertise, and direction to the Laboratory Departments. Develops and monitors appropriate indicators for quality and continuous improvement. Manages the operations of the laboratory departments including human resources, budget and finance, and legal and regulatory compliance. Expected to effectively interview, hire, counsel, discipline and, when needed, terminate employees. Supports and mentors managers and supervisors when dealing with staffing, personnel, or process issues. Serves as a resource and primary laboratory contact and represents the laboratory on an interdisciplinary and enterprise level. Has major responsibility for implementing the vision and mission of the organization within the departments. Expected to contribute to the strategic planning process and attainment of goals of the organization.

Department Details

This position will function as the administrative director over our Fargo hospital laboratory operations.
Areas of oversight include, hematology, chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis, transfusion medicine, HLA and phlebotomy/specimen processing.


Bachelors degree in medical laboratory science or related field required. Master's degree preferred.
Five years of management experience desired.
Possess a national laboratory certification or laboratory specialty certification through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP); or be registry eligible. If working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-37226

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