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Technical Director - Clinical Chemistry

Dallas, TX, USA | LabCorp

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Reviews the overall quality, service, and regulatory performance of each laboratory department

Identifies, investigates, and explores the need for additional assays, equipment, and processes, determining the strategy to enhance business performance and opportunities with an awareness of the cost/benefits. Prepares corresponding capital requests

Establishes proper procedures for setup and validation of assays and testing documentation

Assures that the quality of laboratory results is at the highest practical level

Involved in efficiency and TAT parameters for the laboratory, determining how these parameters should be monitored.

Provides technical input for Standard Operating Procedures; Reviews and approves final reports, validation plans, and validation reports; Documents all activities necessary to ensure regulatory compliance

Consults with clients concerning the interpretation and clinical significance of test results

Provide input for marketing literature and assists with sales team training on services offered.

Travel with sales teams as necessary to meet clients and secure new business

Adheres to the standard operating procedures and safety requirements, CLIA, CAP and other regulatory bodies

Works in close association with the laboratory Quality Department

Assures effective and timely communication with Laboratory and Divisional Medical Directors

Identifies and implements successful continuous improvements initiatives


PhD in biological chemistry, analytical chemistry, or related scientific discipline

Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in clinical laboratories

Board Certified or Eligible

Extensive working clinical experience with the following fields and/or methodologies in their application, troubleshooting and methods development is highly desirable:

Medical Technology Degree




General Hematology/Urinalysis/Coagulation

Regulated bioanalysis / clinical trials testing

Robotics and assay automation


PhD in Life Sciences and Board Certified or working towards Board Certification required.


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