Director of Laboratory Services

Lake Regional Health System | Osage Beach, Missouri 65065

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 05, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34313


Join Lake Regional Health System, an award-winning healthcare organization, as their new Director of Laboratory Services in Osage Beach, Missouri! 

The Position

  • The Director of Laboratory Services will oversee and manage all laboratory research and development initiatives with a deep understanding of policy and procedures.  
  • This Director will be instrumental in facilitating both clinical and administrative functions throughout the department including testing accuracy, reporting, and compliance to ensure optimal patient care. 
  • This leader will focus on driving strategic initiatives related to positioning the lab for future success. They will evaluate the current testing menu to determine areas for improvement and increased efficiency.  
  • The Laboratory Director reports to the Associate Vice President of Ancillary Services is responsible for a team of 45 FTEs. . They will develop the team and act as a mentor to elevate laboratory staff and promote a positive growth-oriented culture. 
  • Responsible for the fiscal oversight throughout the department and will optimize cost effectiveness and service quality while developing processes pertaining to cost containment. 
  • Seeking a visible and responsive leader with the ability to engage staff and collaborate with physicians and pharmacy to enhance patient outcomes and quality measures. 


  • Bachelor’s degree is required. 
  • ASCP and/or AMT certification or equivalent is required. 
  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience within a related setting is required. 

The Organization

  • Lake Regional Health System includes a 121-bed, 500,000-square-foot community hospital featuring a Level III Trauma Center, Level II Stroke Center, Level II STEMI Center, and Level II Nursery.
  • The facility earned placement on the 2023 Forbes list of Best-in-State Employers and is accredited by The Joint Commission in addition to being a three-time recipient of the Missouri Quality Award.
  • Lake Regional Health System is comprised of seven freestanding primary care clinics, 20+ specialty clinics, four walk-in clinics, four satellite physical and cardiac rehab therapy sites, retail pharmacies, a skilled nursing facility, and home health services.
  • Lake Regional Health is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare and adheres to their values of committing to each other, encouraging excellence, and caring more than expected. 

The Community

  • Located in the heart of Missouri, Lake of the Ozarks is the Midwest’s premier lake resort destination.
  • One of the largest man-made lakes in the country, the lake encompasses 54,000 acres.
  • Lake of the Ozarks is a vacation and retirement destination for people from many Midwest cities, including Chicago, Des Moines, Kansas City, Omaha, and St. Louis.
  • The area offers world-class boating, golfing, shopping, fishing, with a variety of lodging, restaurants, state parks, and other recreation activities to suit any taste.




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