Lab Supervisor I-Microbiology - (1st Shift)

Employer
Laboratory Corporation of America
Location
San Diego County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 13, 2021
Closes
May 14, 2021
Ref
2181811915
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Are you an experienced clinical laboratory professional looking for leadership opportunity? Are you detail oriented, process focused, and enjoy leading others? Are you looking for an industry leading company that offers growth and stability? LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor to join our team in San Diego, CA. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives" as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
This position will be assigned to the microbiology department.
The schedule for this position will be Monday - Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm
Job Duties/Responsibilities
- Supervise the day to day operations of the Microbiology department
- Ensure laboratory tests are accurately performed and results are reported in a timely manner
- Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory personnel of the department
- Monitor daily workflow in the lab and schedule adequate assay coverage
- Responsible for ensuring all shifts in the department are properly staffed
- Research and resolve any production errors while escalating when necessary
- Engage in continuous process and service level improvements
- Ensure all equipment is being properly maintained through Quality Control
- Prepare and maintain Quality Assurance records and documents
- Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations
- Meet regularly with direct reports to provide coaching and feedback for their development
- Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations
- Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations
- Responsible for administering and managing policies and procedures
- Process and maintain payroll and personnel files
- Perform administrative duties as needed
Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a Science related major
- Minimum 5-10 years of experience as a Medical Technologist in a clinical microbiology laboratory
- Previous supervisor/Lead experience is required
- ASCP is required
- CA CLS or CA CMS is required
- Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP and relevant state regulations
- Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
- Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office
- Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
- High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills
- Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment
- Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a Science related major
- Minimum 5-10 years of experience as a Medical Technologist in a clinical microbiology laboratory
- Previous supervisor/Lead experience is required
- ASCP is required
- CA CLS or CA CMS is required
- Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP and relevant state regulations
- Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
- Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office
- Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
- High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills
- Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment
- Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
Shift
1
Schedule
Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm, additional days and hours may be required based on business needs
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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