Vice President of Laboratory Services

UChicago Medicine Mitchell Hospital (AKA Bernard A Mitchell Hospital) | Chicago, Illinois 60637

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 05, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30157


Join One of the Nation’s Leading Academic Medical Centers, University of Chicago Medicine, as the next Vice President of Laboratory Services!


The Position

  • The Vice President (VP) of Laboratory Services will be responsible for high level oversight of lab operations. In addition, they will have a large role in developing and designing a brand-new, state-of-the-art laboratory building. This new leader will work closely with the current VP to ensure a seamless transition of roles is made. 
  • Reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer, Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services. This leader has three Directors reporting to them who oversee a combined team of ~320 FTEs. 
  • Candidates must have previous experience working in an academic and integrated medical setting. They must also possess the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all departments. 
  • Ideal candidate must be able to operate independently, understand big picture functions/operations and have good written and communication skills. They will be required to speak and present information publicly and will need to be confident in demonstrating these skills.
  • Experience in digital pathology and building a lab is a plus. 
  • Must bring a minimum of 5+ years within management at the Director level.
  • Previous Director level experience and Master’s degree required.

The Organization

  • Since opening its first hospital in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine (UChicago Medicine) has grown into an integrated community health system that is recognized as one the nation’s leading academic medical centers. Centered in historic, tree-lined Hyde Park, where the medical center complex is located on the University of Chicago campus, UChicago Medicine also has dozens of outpatient clinics around the Chicago area, including locations in downtown Chicago, the south suburbs and Northwest Indiana.
  • UChicago Medicine unites five organizations with a total of 811-licensed beds to fulfill its tripartite mission of medical education, research, and patient care: Pritzker School of Medicine, Biological Sciences Division, Medical Center, Community Health and Hospital Division, and UChicago Medicine Physicians.
  • UChicago Medicine’s honors include receiving Magnet designation in 2018, straight As from the Leapfrog Group since 2012, being affiliated with 12 Nobel Laureates winners, and nine adult specialties recognized as among the country’s best in the 2021 annual U.S. News and World Report rankings.

The Community 

  • Chicago, Illinois, is an exciting and bustling city with attractions around every corner – from high-flying observatories to Millennium Park where art and music are playfully intertwined.
  • Traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers, Chicago's extensive parklands, including 7,600 acres of city parks, attract an estimated 86 million visitors annually.
  • Calling this town home is easy with 77 vibrant neighborhoods to choose from, each with their own mix of historical sights and attractions, arts and culture, dining, nightlife, shopping, and most importantly, personality.




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