Providence Health & Services Administrative Director - Clinical Laboratory Services in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling an Administrative Director (1.0 FTE, Days) to Clinical Laboratory Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking an Administrative Director to provide administrative direction and technical oversight to all disciplines of the clinical pathology laboratory. The Administrative Director is accountable for both technical and service quality, as well as operational, fiscal, compliance, regulatory, and quality management activities. This role works in collaboration with all other areas of the hospital in support of the provision of patient care.

In this position you will:

  • Represent the department in a manner that promotes cooperation, accessibility; emphasizes the department's service and support role across the organization to stakeholders.

  • Work with hospital leadership to develop strategic departmental plans, in support of overall organizational goals, and ensure that activities and priorities are in place to achieve department objectives.

  • Promote the professional and personal development of all staff, acting as a mentor and coach to management and supervisory staff.

  • Develop the operating and capital budgets for department cost centers, with appropriate input from the medical director, laboratory management and staff.

  • Ensure that adequate administrative policies and procedures are in place to facilitate the smooth operation of the department and regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure processes are in place to ensure the department has adequate staffing, supplies, and equipment that is well maintained to successfully meet the mission of providing excellent service to the patients of the hospital, community physicians, and community members

  • Maintain collaborative relationships with the Medical Director and contracted Anatomic Pathology providers


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related science filed

  • Successful completion from an accredited School of Medical Terminology

  • Minimum five (5) years recent or current management experience within a comparable organization

  • Certification from one or more of the following: American Society of Clinical Pathologists - Medical Technologist (ASCP MT) or National Certification Agency - Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA CLS) or Health Education and Welfare - Clinical Laboratory Technologist (HEW CLT)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in a related science field, business or healthcare administration

  • Recent or current experience supervising others in a leadership role

  • Certification from American Society of Clinical Pathologists - Diplomate of Laboratory Management (ASCP DLM)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 207432