Prime Healthcare

Director - Clinical Laboratory

Facility Shasta Regional Medical Center
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type



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Shasta Regional Medical Center is a 226-bed acute care facility serving Northern California. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of services. Shasta Regional Medical Center is one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals recognized by Watson Health and holds an ‘A’ Grade from Leapfrog Group, the nation's premier advocate of transparency in health care. The hospital is Joint Commission Certified for Stroke, Hip/Knee and Diabetes. They are a Five Star recipient for treatment of heart failure, respiratory failure and is named among the top 5% in the nation for patient safety. 


Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community!


Shasta Regional Medical Center; a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.


Our hospital is located alongside the beautiful Sacramento River where the sun shines 300 days a year! Only 1 hour away from Mt. Shasta and minutes away from Brandy Creek Beach, you’ll experience the sunshine state's fresh air, greenery, and more of what NorCal has to offer.



Shasta Regional Medical Center offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Benefits may vary based on collective bargaining agreement requirements and/or the employment status, i.e. full-time or part-time.


Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to:

  • Paid time off
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Outstanding Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Many more voluntary benefit options

Benefits may vary based on employment status, i.e. full-time, part-time, per diem or temporary.


Shasta Regional Medical Center delivers patient-centered healthcare with compassion, dignity and respect for every patient and their family. For more information, visit


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  Know Your Rights:


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The Lab Director is responsible for the overall management of the clinical laboratory and/or multiple departments including, administrative, financial, compliance, quality improvement, technical, and personnel activities in accordance with established hospital and department policies and standards.

  • Provides operational guidance to local site management.
  • Ensures system integration of department structure, policy, procedure, information technology, supply chain, Human Resource, and quality assurance.
  • Secure compliance of laboratory service with local, state, federal (CLIA), and other regulatory agency (CAP, TJC) standard.
  • Takes on special projects or other assignments and completes them within timeframe.
  • Meet and consults with Corporate Laboratory Operations Leadership for policies, procedures, forms, instrumentation, equipment, supplies, and LIS.
  • Promotes standardization throughout the system.
  • Ensure laboratories will meet or exceed established corporate/site KPIs in finance, quality, and service.
  • Perform routine laboratory testing to support the department as needed.



1. Bachelor of Science degree in a scientific field to meet requirements of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA).
2. Possession of a valid license or certificate of Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist, ASCP preferred
3. Minimum 5 years supervisory clinical laboratory experience required.
4. General Accounting and statistics and financial operating experience
5. Quality Control and quality tools management courses desired
6. LEAN Six Sigma certification preferred
7. Master’s Degree preferred.


A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $106,080.00 to $135,200.00 on an annualized basis. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.


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