Prime Healthcare

Director of Laboratory

Facility Dallas Regional Medical Center
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type


Dallas Regional


You’re going to want to be a part of the Dallas Regional Medical Center team!!!  As a member of Prime Healthcare, we offer incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. We are a 202-bed acute care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission that offers a wide range of medical services including 24/7 emergency care, cardiology, wound care, surgical services, cardiac catheterization, and imaging. The hospital is the only Certified Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, and Labor and Delivery Unit in the area. In addition, Dallas Regional is the only Trauma Center for 13 miles and was the first Accredited Geriatric Emergency Room in Dallas County. The hospital is a recipient of Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Awards, 15 Healthgrades Five-Star ratings over the past three years, and Straight "A" Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group since 2018. For more information visit


Our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community.  As a member of Prime Healthcare, Dallas Regional Medical Center is actively seeking a Director of Laboratory to join its award-winning team!  We offer:


  • competitive compensation
  • generous benefits plan: medical, dental, vision, 401K
  • substantial PTO
  • continuing educational opportunities
  • …and much more!


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:




  • The Director of Laboratory 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.





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