Director of Laboratory Operations

  • Portland, ME
  • NorDx
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Management/Leadership
  • Req #: 140434
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Director of Laboratory Operations - NorDx

Exciting new opportunity at one of New England’s largest healthcare organizations and Maine’s largest employer. The NorDx Director of Laboratory Operations works collaboratively with the Clinical Laboratory Directors to oversee the technical, administrative, financial and quality functions for Maine Medical Center’s Bramhall and Brighton campuses.

The successful candidate will be an experienced clinical operations leader with the ability to align laboratory resources toward strategic goals, and a management style that emphasizes collaboration and communication. 

Management experience at a large, academic medical center is preferred.

Position Summary

Responsible for the leadership and effective management of all operational aspects of the analytical, pre-analytical laboratory operations and human resources management for their division. Oversees Regional Lab Managers and reviews escalated hiring and discipline recommendations as needed. Creates and participates in the strategic planning process, and aligns leaders and staff regarding strategies for attainment of organizational goals. Accountable for meeting all regulatory requirements within their division. Approves division budget requests and proposals.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    1. Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred.
    2. License/Certifications: Certification in one or more of the following: MT, MLS, CLS, CHT, CHS, CG, CT, HT, HTL, ASCP Scientist/Specialist (BB, C, H, M, MB, SBB, SC, SH, SM) required (ASCP, AMT, HEW, ABHI).
    3. Experience: 6 years of managerial experience required, 8 years of experience preferred.
    4. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint required

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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