Interim Director of Laboratory Services

Confidential | Chicago, Illinois 60637

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: January 06, 2022
Opportunity Code: 29957


Chicago Hospital seeking Interim Director of Laboratory Services

The Position

  • The Interim Director will be responsible for overseeing the 24/7 lab services and supporting 190 FTEs within 5 departments. 
  • Ideal candidates will have 5-7 years of management experience, 7-10 years of clinical experience overseeing a 24/7 operation.  
  • Must have academic medicine and managing multiple teams experience. 
  • Blood bank experience is a plus. 
  • Certification or eligibility as a medical technologist or specialist technologist through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent is preferred.
  • BS in medical technology or biological sciences with an MBA, MHA, or MMHM required.

The Community

  • Chicago, IL is located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, known as the Windy City. 
  • Chicago has been voted the best large city in the U.S. for four years in a row by Condé Nast Traveler.
  • It always has something new to discover, whether it’s a unique neighborhood to explore, a new restaurant to discover, or a cool hotel to enjoy for a staycation. 
  • Take a spin on the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier, grab a slice of deep dish, or take a photo with “The Bean.” 

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B.E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.
  • Some positions have specific licensing requirements. Check out our compact nursing license map for details!
  • View AMN Healthcare’s current COVID-19 updates, including vaccination information. 



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