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Lab Manager Microbiology

Laboratory Corporation
Seattle, Washington, US
Closing date
Oct 11, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
LabCorp is seeking a highly motivated and energetic Manager to join our team in Seattle, WA. 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-.This position will focus primarily on Oversight of the Microbiology department.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the daily operational activities of the Microbiology department while implementing operational improvements to increase client satisfaction, quality performance, and operation efficiency.
  • Provide leadership to all department team members and promote a positive environment.
  • Mentors and provides necessary tools for team success.
  • Effectively manage change, facilitate innovation and foster teambuilding to provide the highest quality and most cost effective laboratory product possible.
  • Ensure all areas of responsibility are meeting the needs of our clients, corporate service metrics, quality standards, and expectations.
  • Resolves client inquiries and operational issues in a timely manner by consulting with the Medical Director, Technical Director, QA, other laboratory managers, discipline directors, laboratory directors or corporate operations.
  • Ensures effective communication with Leadership, Clients, Sales, Corporate Operations, as well as direct reports and all departmental staff
  • Conduct departmental meetings and ensures appropriate departmental communication* Investigate deviations from established procedures to ensure effective corrective action
  • Ensure personnel competency and address performance related issues as necessary
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

  • Requires a Bachelor's of Science degree and certification as a Medical Technologist or Clinical Lab Scientist
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience
  • Prior supervisor experience managing several direct reports preferred
  • Experience in a high volume working environment
  • Knowledge of quality assurance practices and procedures
  • Understanding of operations as well as policies and procedures
  • Proven ability to problem solve/troubleshoot and provide solutions under minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
  • Must have experience with lab management and working in Microbiology
  • This position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will need to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for medical or religious accommodations.

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