Sanford Health Director, Laboratory Quality - Sanford Enterprise Lab in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Director, Laboratory Quality | Sanford Enterprise Lab | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Collaborate with regional laboratory executives, medical officers, laboratory CLIA directors, and administration to oversee the quality and regulatory aspects of the laboratories across the enterprise. Directly accountable to the Sr. Executive Director of Enterprise Laboratories with indirect accountability to the Laboratory Directors within the markets.


Duties include implementation of enterprise-wide policies and procedures, overseeing enterprise-wide functional workgroups, new test development, standardization, and test utilization. Responsible for monitoring quality metrics, performance improvement activities, regulatory audits and responding to high level incidents related to laboratory operations. Serves as a laboratory/institutional liaison in the interpretation of Federal and State regulations impacting the clinical laboratories and serves as a resource for the research laboratories.


Applicant should possess an HHS (Health and Human Services) approved laboratory certification or laboratory specialty certification; or applicant must be registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within first 6 months of employment.

Bachelors degree in laboratory science or equivalent required. Masters degree in business or healthcare administration preferred. Experience with laboratory regulatory and quality oversight required. Minimum 5 years of laboratory operations, prefer one to three years of experience in management or supervision of a clinical laboratory.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Executive

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req8918