Assistant Director of Laboratories, Health


Employment Opportunities
Currently, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has one vacancy for Assistant Director of Laboratories, Health. The position is located in Chester County.


Type of Work
As Assistant Director of Laboratories, Health, and functioning as the director in the director’s absence, you will plan, organize and develop strategies for the expansion of laboratory capacity of the Department of Health, Bureau of Laboratories; lead the development of research teams; study laboratory design and operations issues for their applicability to the Bureau of Laboratories, Health; develop strategies for laboratory research; and provide expert counsel to the medical and laboratory community. You will also coordinate the Bureau of Laboratories’ bioterrorism response with other state and federal agencies; investigate the Bureau operations and data management systems; train staff; direct safety programs; and supervise subordinate managers.



PA Department of Health
Bureau of Laboratories
110 Pickering Way
Exton, PA 19341-1310

For more information about this opportunity, please contact:
Joel Cortes, HR Analyst
625 Forster Street
126 Health & Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: (717) 547-3183



Starting Salary



Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.


Pennsylvania residency is NOT required at the time of application for these positions. 


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