Enterprise Dir of Laboratory Svcs/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UKHealthcare is recruiting an Enterprise Director of Laboratory Services. The UK Healthcare clinical laboratory provides high quality state of the art services in Chemistry, Microbiology, Toxicology, Blood Bank, Flow Cytometry, Immunomolecular Pathology, Genomics, Cytogenetics, Cell Therapy, & Histology. Dedicated staff in laboratory information systems, quality and compliance, compliment an exceptional team of laboratory professionals dedicated to providing excellence in laboratory services. The laboratory has an annual billable test volume of 4.1 million and was recently titled national 2nd runner up for 2016 Laboratory of the Year by Medical Laboratory Observer. The UK Health System is accredited by CAP, AABB, ASHI, FDA, TJC, and FACT.

The executive search firm of Wheless has been selected to recruit for this position. To be considered, you must complete the UK application and apply to the specific requisition AND contact Will McCracken, Director of Search Operations at Wheless at will@whelesspartners.com or (720) 626-4274.

Job Title
Enterprise Dir of Laboratory Svcs/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Enterprise Director of Laboratory Services

Department Name
H3200:Laboratory Services

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

8 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time. The person in this position needs to regularly move about inside and outside the office to access office machinery, attend meetings, etc.


Monday - Friday days


Expertise in fiscal management, strategic planning, process flow design and operational improvements, possesses vision, executive presence, skilled in employee relations, a motivator.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Progressive experience in a supervisory or managerial role in a high volume, large, high complexity CAP accredited laboratory. Experienced in an academic/teaching hospital and MBA or MHA highly desired.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you hold a current MLS or MT certification with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or are eligible to obtain this certification by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume