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Director of Clinical Laboratory Operations

Doctor's Data, Inc. Saint Charles, IL
  • Expired: 19 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team at Doctor’s Data, Inc. Clinical Laboratory? We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Director of Clinical Laboratory Operations.

This management position provides leadership and direction for the overall operations of all aspects of analytical testing in the laboratory. The Director is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing and managing the technical and administrative aspects of the Clinical Laboratory. Responsibilities include oversight of the laboratory’s quality program, method development and implementation to support a robust menu of routine and complex tests which are performed across a broad variety of test methodologies and instruments. The Director works collaboratively with colleagues, leads process improvement projects, and leads staff development and engagement.

Job Requirements:

PhD in a clinically relevant field (medical technology, biochemistry, chemistry, biology) plus at least 5 years related experience; OR Masters in relevant field with at least 10 years related experience; OR Bachelors in relevant field with at least 15 years related experience. At least 4 years managing or supervising in a CLIA Laboratory required. High degree of computer literacy, including statistical and network applications needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide effective and efficient administrative direction of the laboratory.
  • Establish goals and objectives, plan, staff, direct activities, and assure operational and financial effectiveness for the Clinical Laboratory.
  • Monitor all work performed in the laboratory to ensure that medically reliable data are generated.
  • Recommend measures to improve testing procedures and use of equipment.
  • Recognize problems and resolve, or assist workers in solving work problems.
  • Select and implement new instruments and testing methods.
  • Assure instruments are maintained and records are kept.
  • Ensure that laboratory is in compliance with regulatory and licensing agencies.
  • Develop and implement laboratory staff technical training programs and competency tests.
  • Knowledge of CLIA and New York State regulatory requirements for developing and validating laboratory developed tests.
  • Involvement in Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities to ensure laboratory instruments are properly maintained and functioning appropriately, quality control material is run as described in the technical SOP and that the control material is given the correct values.
  • Promote a safe laboratory environment for personnel and other occupants.

Doctor's Data, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Work with a proven leader in integrative testing.

Doctor's Data, Inc. has provided innovative specialty testing to healthcare practitioners around the world from our advanced, CLIA-licensed clinical laboratory since 1972. A specialist and pioneer in essential and toxic elemental testing, the laboratory provides a wide array of functional testing to aid in decision making and better patient outcomes. DDI is a pioneer in developing innovative diagnostic tests and in providing solutions to help assess and treat heavy metal burden, nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal function, cardiovascular risk, liver and metabolic abnormalities, and more. DDI places a high priority on providing consistent and accurate test results. Highly trained personnel, the latest instrumentation and methodologies, continuing client education, powerful data management and extensive quality assurance all contribute to the exceptional quality we demand. In addition, DDI supports cutting-edge research in participation with prominent global institutions. One of our driving research goals has been to bring greater awareness of the function of elements in clinical biochemistry and medicine. We have partnered with Argonne National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Hospital, the European Commission Joint Research Centre, the United States Navy, the California Criminal Justice System, the Oklahoma Department of Health and Human Services, the Universities of California, Florida, Illinois and Texas, and many others. As part of our commitment to helping answer important biomedical questions, we welcome research proposals and seek collaboration with strong clinical practitioners who are equally committed to improving health and advancing basic knowledge of element function and metabolism. Doctor's Data offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package and a generous time off policy.For more information about Doctor's Data, Inc. please visit our website We are an E-Verify employer.


3755 Illinois Avenue, St. Charles IL 60174
Saint Charles, IL