Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Administrative Director, Laboratory

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Position Summary:
Responsible for planning and directing the administrative, operations, finance, and business development of all Pathology and Laboratory Medicine operations at all Akron Children’s Hospital operational sites to ensure the delivery of high quality and fiscally responsible care to patients requiring diagnostic laboratory testing. Provide inspirational leadership and vision for the department. Plan, develop, implement and monitor department and hospital policies, performance standards, goals and objectives. Manage and evaluate in a manner that meets continuous quality improvement, customer service, programmatic growth, Federal and State regulations, and Laboratory Accreditation Programs.


Master's degree with certification at the Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist level with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) with a minimum of three (3) years laboratory supervision experience; Masters Degree required. Leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of the healthcare team.  Ability to provide: inspirational leadership and vision, conduct meetings, problem solving sessions, interviews; prepare management reports, and review documents; accomplish computer tasks.  Ability to create, review, and summarize management documents.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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