Director of Laboratory Services

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center | Sioux City, Iowa 51101

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 22, 2019
Opportunity Code: 21187


Join Iowa's #1 hospital as the new Director of Laboratory Services for MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center

The Position

  • The Director of Laboratory Services is responsible for lab and related services for two hospital campuses
  • The Director oversees 56+ FTEs and works to improve recruitment, culture, equipment and processes in the department
  • Must have hands-on, technical knowledge as well as understanding of regulatory standards for lab services
  • Must be a Medical Technologist and have a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred

The Organization

  • MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, ranked number one in the state, is a member of MercyOne, the integrated system of hospitals and other healthcare facilities serving Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska and nearby communities
  • MercyOne Siouxland has earned more national recognition for quality patient outcomes than any other hospital in the region and operates the only Level II Trauma Center in western Iowa
  • The hospital is one of just 23 hospitals nationwide to receive accreditation from the American Association of Blood Banks for perioperative transfusion services
  • Other accolades include certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the region’s leading cardiac care program, national recognition for orthopedic services and the only Siouxland facility to have its cancer care program approved by the ACS Commission on Cancer

The Community

  • Sioux City, Iowa, home to economic agricultural developments, sits in the heart of the Midwest and has a small town feel with big-city entertainment such as historical sites, renowned restaurants, and shopping options
  • The city has been named “All-America City” by the National Civic league
  • Forbes ranked Sioux City in the top 15 Best Places for Business and Careers, and the city ranked in the top 10 for Emerging Logistics/Distribution Growth Potential in an area with less than 200,000 residents
  • The city sits just 25 miles from Le Mars, the “Ice Cream Capital of the World”, home to the Wells family company and founders of Blue Bunny Ice Cream
  • Popular Midwest cities like Sioux Falls, South Dakota or Omaha, Nebraska are each within a two hour drive



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