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Sanford Health Director, Laboratory Quality in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Education Campus Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Collaborate with regional laboratory executives, medical officers, laboratory Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) directors, and administration to oversee the quality and regulatory aspects of the laboratories across the enterprise. Directly accountable to executive leadership within enterprise laboratories with indirectly accountable to the leadership within market specific laboratories. 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.


Bachelor’s degree in laboratory science required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum two years experience with laboratory regulatory and quality oversight required. Minimum five years of laboratory operations. One year of experience in management or supervision of a clinical laboratory preferred.

Possess a Health and Human Services (HHS), for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 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.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-19954
Featured: No