J.R. Constance & Associates

Interim Management Services

J.R. Constance & Associates provides experienced Interim Laboratory Management services for hospital clinical laboratories. Through contracting directly with us you save the costs of working with an intermediary.

If you need a short-term (3-9 month) interim laboratory director please contact us.

Interim Management Experience

Interim Director of Pathology Operations

Interim Director of Pathology Operations at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, a world-class, 673 bed academic medical center and Level 1 Trauma Center affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Provided leadership for Clinical and Anatomic Pathology operations across two campuses. 13 direct reports, 313 budgeted FTEs.

Interim Executive Director of Regional Laboratory Operations

Interim Executive Director of Laboratory Operations for Trinity Health Of New England, a 5 hospital region in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Responsible for leadership of regional laboratory operations with 8 direct reports and approximately 450 FTEs, with two separate Core Laboratories. In addition to leading day to day operations, conducted analysis of current structure, recommended future state regional laboratory structure and developed business plan for regionalization. Provide leadership for laboratory response to COVID-19 surge response.

Interim Director, Ancillary Services

Provided interim management services for Salinas Valley Memorial Health System, a California District Hospital, during absence of permanent director. Responsible for Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Mammography Center, Rehabilitation Services and outpatient Wound Care Center. Provided stability, interviewed to fill open management positions, working with managers to meet productivity / staffing targets and to identify and implement process improvements and savings opportunities.

Interim Director, Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging

Provided interim management services for Salinas Valley Memorial Health System, a District Hospital in California. Led Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging departments including new Mammography Center. Provided stability, acted as change agent, and implemented identified staffing reductions in all departments.

Interim Director, Laboratory Services

Interim Director for Southwest Memorial Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in southwest Colorado. Stabilized laboratory operations and developed and implemented improvement processes. Successfully improved staff morale, reviewed and updated policies and procedures. Identified cost savings by integrating draw stations and creating infrastructure processes to successfully handle increased workload.