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Director of Laboratory Services

Dodge City, Kansas | Permanent


Director of Laboratory Services
Western Plains

Laboratory Leadership Opportunity that offers a Work Life Balance Lifestyle with Vibrant Sunsets


Position Summary:

Join a thriving community hospital and a cohesive Laboratory team as their Director of Laboratory Services. As the director, you will be responsible for the overall lab operations and developing procedures to ensure safety, security, quality, and accuracy of results. Develop and perform test procedures, analyzing requests for tests and equipment, tend to administrative and management matters. Consults with Physicians, and staff to assist with patient care. Appropriately manages the departmental budget and plan for future needs. This position reports to the Senior Director of Ancillary Services.


Laboratory Department Stats:

  • August 2023 EMR changing over to Cerner
  • 55k+ Laboratory tests annually



  • Bachelor’s Degree in medical technology or related field, required
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist ASCP Certified, required.
  • 2 years of working experience in a clinic laboratory setting,
  • Progressive leadership experience at an acute care facility,
  • Basic Life Support, certification,
  • Able to work the bench, as needed


Core Leadership Skills:  

  • Detail Oriented
  • Relationship building/Mentorship
  • Prioritize Workload effectively
  • Communication skills
  • Customer Service skills.


Bountiful landscapes and many outdoor activities such as hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and lower lakes and ponds. Our area is known to be a “go to” place for recreation! farmers markets, sampling brewery’s wares, horseback riding and many other outdoor adventures.

This community is a wonderful place to call home.


To Learn More: To apply or schedule a confidential phone conversation, please send your resume (MS WORD format preferred) to, or call 720-735-9739. 



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