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Director of Phlebotomy

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Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
$55,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary


Tribal Diagnostics is searching for a full-time Director of Phlebotomy. The position can be located in Oklahoma or Texas. The pay range is $55,000 - $65,000 annually with a monthly car allowance of $450 and monthly cell phone allowance of $100. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm.  There will be some travel required in Texas and Oklahoma. 

Job Summary:

The Director of Phlebotomy plays a crucial role in overseeing the strategic and operational aspects of the phlebotomy department within the medical laboratory. With a focus on leadership, quality, and innovation, this role ensures the highest standards of specimen collection, safety, and patient care. By implementing strategic plans and fostering collaboration, the Director of Phlebotomy contributes to the laboratory's mission of delivering precise and timely diagnostic services.



  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the phlebotomy department to optimize operations, ensure compliance, and improve patient services.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance specimen collection processes.
  • Oversee and lead a team of phlebotomy supervisors, phlebotomists and specimen collectors providing guidance, mentoring, and training.
  • Monitor performance, conduct evaluations, and promote professional development.
  • Establish and maintain quality control programs to ensure accuracy, safety, and compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Perform regular audits to assess and improve phlebotomy practices.
  • Manage phlebotomy supplies and equipment inventory to ensure adequacy and cost-efficiency.
  • Collaborate with procurement to source necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Foster strong collaboration with laboratory and healthcare teams to streamline specimen collection, processing, and reporting.
  • Communicate effectively with healthcare providers and resolve any issues related to phlebotomy services.
  • Manage the department's budget, ensuring efficient resource allocation and cost control.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Certification as a Phlebotomist (CPT) or equivalent credential.
  • Minimum of 7years of progressively responsible experience in phlebotomy operations and management, with 3 years in a leadership or supervisory role.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven ability to develop and implement strategic plans and quality control initiatives.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of phlebotomy practices, quality control, and laboratory regulations.
  • Commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality and ethical standards.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to move around the laboratory and clinical settings to supervise phlebotomy operations.
  • Adequate hand-eye coordination is essential for handling paperwork, reviewing documentation, and supervisory tasks.
  • Good vision is necessary for reviewing reports, documentation, and overseeing quality control measures.
  • Effective communication with staff and healthcare professionals requires adequate hearing.
  • Ability to handle paperwork, input data into computer systems, and perform administrative tasks that require manual dexterity.
  • The role may involve sitting for extended periods during administrative tasks and standing or moving as needed during laboratory supervision.
  • Capability to bend or reach to access documents, equipment, or supplies as required.
  • Occasional lifting of paperwork, laboratory supplies, or other materials may be necessary.