permanent

Director of Laboratory

Estes Park Health (FKA Estes Park Medical Center) | Estes Park, Colorado 80517

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: January 26, 2021
Opportunity Code: 27355

Summary

Less than two hours from Denver, head to the ever-popular mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado, where you'll join a critical access hospital as the new Director of Laboratory


The Position

  • The Director of Laboratory serves as the administrative lead and expert resource for the department, overseeing accreditation, staff performance, succession planning, compliance, process improvements and overall operations
  • The Director will streamline policies and procedures to ensure quality controls, calibrations and supplies can accommodate demands during low and high volume seasons
  • Key goals for this leader include preparing for CAP survey, providing stability, mentoring employees, strengthening a positive team-oriented culture and assessing the current staffing structure
  • Scope of responsibility includes ten employees and a lab that runs 120-180 lab tests daily
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related discipline
  • Requires 2+ years in hospital laboratory management and relevant certifications such as MT, CLS or CLDir
  • Master’s preferred


The Organization

  • Estes Park Health is a 23-bed critical access hospital and Level IV Trauma Center with a 24-hour ED, 24-hour ambulance service, medical-surgical, OB, home health and hospice services.
  • This not-for-profit hospital consistently posts quality scores that are well above the national and state averages.
  • Living Center, the 52-bed skilled nursing facility, is currently ranked as one of the best nursing homes in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report.


The Community

  • Estes Park, Colorado is located in the historic Estes Valley at the front gates of one of America’s great treasures: beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park, which hosts over four million visitors each year.
  • Offering year-round access to world-class outdoors activities including skiing, hiking, camping, boating, and fishing, Estes Park is home to a plethora of outdoor activities.
  • Just a bit over 90 minutes from the heart of Denver, Estes Park offers easy access to big city dining, entertainment, and shopping amenities.
  • Hit the slopes during your free time! Estes Park is less than three hours from nationally-recognized ski resort locations such as Breckenridge and Vail.


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