Reading Hospital
Administrative Director Laboratory Services
At a glance
Location: US-PA-West Reading Map
Posted: 03/18/2021
Closing: 04/17/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description
Overview

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Tower Health's caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.

With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services - all right here in our region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Reading Hospital's Laboratory is CAP accredited offering specialized testing, lab automation, and state of the art equipment. The lab offers cross training opportunities and the opportunity to be a part of cross-function process improvement teams. In Fiscal Year 2020, the lab performed 2,677,245 tests. Reading's lab offers opportunities for advancement and continued career growth. In addition, Reading Hospital is a level 1 trauma center and now performs kidney and liver transplants.

Responsibilities

The Administrative Director of Laboratory Services is responsible, along with the Chair of Pathology, for the planning, organization and direction of the operations of the laboratory through appropriate utilization of resources and delegation of responsibilities. Plans the course of the department to meet capital, personnel and expense budgets while insuring continuous quality of services provided. Maintains active and satisfactory working relationships with other hospital departments, committees and administrators. Ensures laboratory compliance with the hospital's mission and policies as well as Federal, State, CLIA '88 regulations.

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Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree Required
Master's Degree Preferred
Passion for Leading and Building Teams
Prior Lab Leadership Experience Required
Strong Communication & Interpersonal Skills Required
Administrative Director Laboratory Services