Avoca Search is excited to partner with Temple University Health System in their search for a Vice President of Laboratory Operations in Philadelphia, PA. This role is essential in guiding the overall operations for the system’s clinical and anatomical pathological laboratories across seven facilities throughout the metropolitan and surrounding communities. TUHS is a major Philadelphia-based academic health system that is driving medical advances through clinical innovation, pioneering research, and world-class education. The health system’s 1,550+ physicians and scientists share a common mission of bringing tomorrow’s treatments to the bedside today, helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible.
The Vice President Laboratory Operations is accountable for the overall operations of the clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories within Temple University Health including Temple University Hospital Main Campus, Jeanes Campus, Episcopal Campus, Northeastern Ambulatory Center, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center and the new Woman’s and Families Hospital.
In collaboration with the Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Vice President assures the integrity of all laboratory quality and safety programs and high reliability and adherence to all regulatory and industry standards, including but not limited to CMS, CLIA, CAP and the Department of Health. The Vice President supports and facilitates the integration of all laboratory services across the enterprise to achieve value for the system at large. The Vice President develops and manages business growth and annual operating and capital budgets; assures and maintains appropriate staffing; and develops laboratory strategic growth and capital plans with senior management. The Vice President represents the lab and its various sections on appropriate internal and external committees and working groups.
Ideal candidates will have at minimum a bachelor’s degree and 7 years of management experience. A master’s degree and ASCP certification are preferred.