Hennepin Healthcare System (HHS) seeks a Medical Director of Clinical Laboratories who will participate in the Clinical Pathology/Clinical Laboratories diagnostic services and provide specific leadership for the Clinical Chemistry (CAP) and/or Clinical and Forensic Toxicology (ABFT, FUDT-CAP accredited) sections of the laboratory. The Medical Director will direct the ComAcc accredited Clinical Chemistry Program at HCMC and participate in the training/teaching programs relative to the University of Minnesota affiliation (residents/fellows and medical students).
The Medical Director may qualify for an appointment without tenure in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota, School of Medicine.
The Medical Director may also choose to participate in applied/transitional research through the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation. www.mmrf.org
PhD or MD with Board Certification in Clinical Chemistry (ABCC, CACB or ABP Chemical Pathology) and/or Toxicology (ABFT or ABCC)
Minimum of five years’ experienceKnowledge/Skills/Abilities
Demonstrated leadership experience in Clinical Chemistry and/or Clinical and Forensic Toxicology
Experience in clinical assay development and validation, quality control and quality assurance, interpretation of laboratory test results, and consultation with physicians and other health care providers
Ability to interact with diverse employee, clinician and client populations
Versed in applied/translational research
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and negotiate with diverse groups of people at all levels.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and innovatively while supporting organization-wide initiatives
Experience modeling and upholding organizational mission and values, particular with regard to health and safety
Capable of assisting executives in defining organizational goals, critical issues and strategic plans
Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking when addressing organizational issues
Internal Number: 180072
About Hennepin Healthcare System
Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. operates Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis and primary care clinics in suburban Minneapolis.Hennepin County Medical Center is:•Minnesota's premier Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center with many nationally recognized programs and specialties•A recognized system of primary care clinics and retail clinics located throughout Hennepin County•An essential teaching hospital for doctors who go on to practice throughout the state•A safety net hospital providing care for low-income, the uninsured and vulnerable populations, and•A major employer and economic engine in Hennepin County.Our Mission We partner with our community, our patients and their families to ensure access to outstanding care for everyone, while improving health and wellness through teaching, patient and community education, and research.