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 Executive Director of Regional Laboratory Operations

Interim Executive Director of Laboratory Operations for 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, Laboratory Services

Provided interim laboratory management services for a California District Hospital during absence of director. Responsible for day-to-day operations of laboratory. Provided stability, interviewed to fill open staff positions, and worked with supervisors and section leads to prepare for upcoming CAP inspection,  Also worked to identify and implement process improvements and savings opportunities. Conducted interviews and made recommendations on hiring of new full-time Director.

Interim Director, Ancillary Services

Provided interim management services for 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 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 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.