Senior Administrative Director - System-wide Clinical Laboratories - Full Time/Days

Job Description

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Job Summary 

The Senior Administrative Director, Laboratory Operations, provides financial leadership and quality, safety, and technology oversight for hospital clinical laboratories system-wide and operational oversight of the clinical laboratories at The Mount Sinai Hospital.  Directs and administers programs, strategies, and initiatives designed to enhance and support the operations of the clinical laboratories to ensure high quality, efficient and cost-effective operations. This position partners with the Chair, Vice Chairs, Senior Vice President, and other senior management and staff in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures, programs, and initiatives that support the mission, growth and success of the institution.

System-Wide Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements strategic plans consistent with the organization’s goals that contribute toward market growth, revenue enhancement, and cost containment while maximizing productivity.
  • Conducts financial planning and analysis that provides senior management with a forecast of the labs revenue, operating performance, and trends and develops and introduces strategies for improvement.
  • Supports the clinical and administrative laboratory directors in all facilities by providing shared technology, quality and safety standards, and revenue cycle management.
  • Assists in the development, maintenance, and reconciliation of departmental budgets and consolidation of financial reporting for the senior leadership.


Mount Sinai Hospital Clinical Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for  maintaining licensure/accreditation for the clinical laboratories and ensures compliance with regulatory guidelines established by NYSDOH, AABB, CAP, FDA, ASH, CMS and other regulatory agencies.
  • Assesses the laboratories for efficient practices, and appropriate use of resources, ensuring effective use of services and overtime.
  • Ensures operations are in compliance with the Mount Sinai Health System’s quality and safety standards for clinical laboratories.
  • Ensures appropriate staffing of clinical laboratories in compliance with institutional and regulatory standards.
  • Ensures the selection, training and development of competent management and supervisory staff for the clinical laboratories.
  • Ensures compliance with all Mount Sinai Health System policies and procedures.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance required 

Experience Requirements: 

  • 10 years of administrative management experience in a large complex clinical laboratory including strong experience with responsibility for financial and revenue cycle operations and assisting oversite of laboratory information systems.

Licensing and Certification Requirements: 

  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office – Advanced


General Skills and Competencies: 

  • Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Decision Making - Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Building a Successful Team - Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitating the completion of team goals.
  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Building Trust - Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
  • Aligning Performance for Success - Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Customer Focus - Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  • Driving for Results - Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement.
  • Coaching and Developing Others - Providing feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities.
  • Building Partnerships - Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  • Delegating Responsibility - Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness.
  • Gaining Commitment - Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.
  • tress Tolerance - Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
  • Compliance - Assures compliance with regulatory, insurance and ethical standards regarding safety of patients, employees and property.  Identifies contingency plans for potential risks.

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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