Laboratory Manager Job Description Sample
At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Laboratory Manager at Douglas Hospital oversees all daily functions of the laboratory /phlebotomy, including: staffing, problem resolution, operational parameters, customer service, supplies, training/orientation of staff, and adherence to all regulatory requirements (CAP, CLIA, JCAHO, and OSHA). At some hospitals the manager has total oversight of the lab and at other facilities the manager will have total oversight of their areas only in the absence of the Laboratory Director at that facility.
Required Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree required.
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Must have approved CLIA certification. (One of the following) Med Tech ASCP Certification Med Lab Scientist (ASCP) Med Technologist (AMT) Med Lab Technician (ASCP) Med Technologist (AAB)
Required Minimum Experience: Total of eight (8) years laboratory experience with a minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory position required.
Required Minimum Skills:
Must possess the ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing), establish and accomplish objectives, function independently and under pressure, organize work to prevent delays, demonstrate critical thinking skills, and promote collaborative problem-solving both within the department and hospital-wide. Must have a working knowledge of laboratory concepts and applications, and all laboratory regulatory requirements.
Illumina's mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. The Clinical Genomics Group uses the company's latest technological innovations in next generation sequencing and array-based technology to provide clinical laboratory tests that have a significant impact on patients' lives. We are customer-focused and excel at producing accurate and timely results to aide in the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases and help future parents make informed choices. We've built a culture fueled by collaboration and openness, and are deeply passionate about our work as we know that we improve countless lives every day.
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Provide leadership and direction to a large production laboratory to ensure that delivery targets and quality objectives are continuously met on-time.
Directly manage a team of laboratory supervisors across three shifts (24*7 operations)
Work in partnership with the Medical Director, Operational manager(s) and Clinical Laboratory Scientists to:
Oversee daily operations of high throughput genotyping laboratory
Selects, develops, and evaluates staffing and personnel needs.
Developing and maintaining a "team" environment to ensure the development and retention of personnel.
Maintains a productive interface with other functional departments.
Ensure adequate facilities, equipment and testing personnel are available to complete all laboratory processes
Monitor lab quality and record and drive response to deviations and nonconformances
As necessary, backfill for Operational managers in daily operations
Develop budgets and yearly goals for the department. Controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.
Act as the area subject matter expert for internal and external audits.
Responsible for area Key Performance Indicators and metric improvement strategies.
Knowledge of CLIA and CAP laboratory regulations
3-5 years in a supervisory/management role in a high throughput laboratory/manufacturing environment
Previous experience operating in a clinical laboratory environment
Experience with Liquid handling automation and/or LIMS preferred
Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required
Strong skills in leading and managing change preferred
Background in Genotyping strongly preferred
Previous experience with Illumina systems a plus.
Data analysis skills required
- Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or related fields
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West Florida Healthcare is proud to offer all private rooms to our patients. Our facility is the area's only Atrial Fibrillation Certified hospital and was the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. We are also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, a mental health facility, and the area's only CARF-accredited, comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital
The Medical Technologist Manager performs all approved laboratory procedures in assigned areas of licensure. The position requires exercise of independent judgment under minimum supervision.
The work customarily involves any testing which may require a high degree of theoretical knowledge and technical expertise in licensed areas. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.
Essential Functions: Maintains confidentiality of all Protected Health Information.
Evaluates new laboratory methods & equipment. Coordinates Technologists' schedules as required. Monitors performance of all assays in designated section.
Ensures compliance with JCAHO, CAP, CLIA, OSHA, ACHA, and other regulatory requirements. Writes and revises policies and procedures as needed. Ensures that required documentation is performed.
Instructs and councils Medical Technologists in performance of technical duties. Assists Director with annual evaluations of Medical Technologists. Trains new Medical Technologists and Med Tech Managers
Experience: A minimum of five (5) years' experience is required.
Bachelor's Degree in closely related field is required
Florida licensure as a Medical Technologist Manager is required.
Redwood ToxicologyLaboratory (RTL) is now ABBOTT and is committed to providing reliable,innovative and value-focused -substance abuse screening products and labservices to the criminal justice and treatment markets. As one of the nation'slargest drug and alcohol testing laboratories, RTL has the experience andresources to ensure that our clients keep pace with new trends in drug abuse.
We currently provide drug test servicesto more than 15,000 agencies across the United States, processing over 85,000laboratory specimens each week. As one of the nation's largest drug and alcoholtesting laboratories, we have the experience and resources to keep pace withnew trends in abuse. The benefits of partnering with us gobeyond science. We are a financially stable, reputable organization that isunique in the industry, delivering breakthrough service options with a humantouch.
Redwood Toxicology Laboratory –Laboratory Manager (CLS), Santa Rosa, CA
Redwood Toxicology Laboratory is seeking a Laboratory Manager(CLS) to oversee the day to day operations of its industry leading State ofCalifornia and CLIA licensed drug testing laboratory.
The functions of the Laboratory Manager will include but notlimited to the following:
Provide technical oversight and manage theQC/QA/QI lab systems to ensure compliance with CLIA, State of California andother applicable regulatory requirements.
Supervise andmanage the technical licensed and unlicensed laboratory staff.
Write, maintain,and update the SOP manual.
Manage trainingand competence evaluation of licensed and unlicensed lab staff.
Maintain allapplicable state and federal laboratory licenses and certificates and leadinteractions with regulatory authorities.
Oversee theaccurate and timely reporting of all laboratory testing results.
Position offers a very competitive salary and benefits.
The qualified candidate will: Have at a minimum a Bachelor'sDegree in biological or physical sciences, a State of California Clinical LabScientist or Toxicology Limited License and at least 7 years' experience as alab supervisor or manager of a CLIA/State of California licensed clinicallaboratory. Prior experience with routine urine drug testing, knowledge of thetheory and practice of immunoassay, GC/MS, and LC/MS/MS instrumentation andmethods, and prevailing CLIA/State of California clinical laboratory regulatoryrequirements is required. The successful candidate will have strongleadership, communication and written skills.
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The lab manager will guide biochemical and molecular biological research in support of a research project on adipose tissue biology and immunology. The professional duties include general lab management and maintenance of the transgenic animal colonies, managing equipment, training laboratory personnel, ordering supplies, and organizing routine day-to-day operation. The candidate should be knowledgeable in basic laboratory, cell culture, and molecular biology techniques. Previous experience is required and an undergraduate degree in a science or science-related discipline is preferred. The ideal candidate must be organized and independent. The lab provides an interactive and stimulating environment as well as opportunities for growth.
Consults with faculty to purchase and maintain equipment
Trains laboratory personnel in the use and care of equipment
Consults with faculty to prioritize ordering based on budget
Maintains laboratory databases for data management
Confers with faculty to evaluate new equipment and methods
Supervises laboratory personnel across trainee and staff status
Establishes relationships with vendors to address supply and equipment needs for the laboratory
Manages safe laboratory practices and ensure compliance with safety regulations
Education: Required: Bachelor's degree in a basic science or equivalent education and work experience.
Experience: Previous research laboratory experience required, with prior supervisory experience highly desirable.
Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Requires a working knowledge of laboratory equipment. Depending on the department, may require a working knowledge of a scientific programming software to maintain accurate databases.
Reporting to the
Vice-President, Research Programs, the Laboratory Manager will directthe research activities of the Shriners Hospitals for Children (SHC) Laboratoryfor Genomic and Precision Medicine.
The LaboratoryManager functions as a Laboratory Administrator for the SHC Genomicand Precision Medicine program. Responsibilities include developing SOP's forand coordinating the collection of tissue samples from multiple SHC clinicalsites; developing SOP's for recovery and delivery of samples to the Laboratoryfor Genomic and Precision Medicine; educating SHC personnel on SOP's;development and oversight of laboratory procedures for nucleic acid extractionand preparation of libraries for next-generation sequencing. Responsibilitiesalso include developing quality control metrics for all phases of the genomicsworkflow, managing tools for electronic storage and tracking of samples as wellas next-generation sequencing databases. Responsibilities also includeeducation and supervision of SHC Laboratory for Genomic and Precision Medicinepersonnel, as well as developing and maintaining a safety program for thelaboratory (MSD sheets/chemical storage/personnel safety) in compliance with
Joint Commission / CMS standards.
The LaboratoryManager must exercise professional andethical judgment in the performance of duties. Responsible for theestablishment and proper functioning of the SHC Laboratory for Genomic and
Precision Medicine. Adheres to SHC bylaws, policies, procedures, andguidelines:
20% - Coordination of sample collection and education at SHC sites
Establishing SOPs for coordinating patient tissue collection and shipping from SHC clinical sites.
Educating personnel at SHC clinical sites on the SOPs for sample collection and shipping.
In concert with personnel at SHC sites, develop processes for accurate and efficient tissue sample tracking.
20% - Electronic database for sample tracking and genomic data
In collaboration with SHC Information Services, develop a secure electronic database for sample metrics, storage and recovery.
In collaboration with SHC Information Services, develop protocols for secure management of genomics data including data cluster management, storage/transfer of data.
60% - Establishment and management of genomics laboratory
Coordinate purchase of equipment and supplies needed for extraction and purification of nucleic acids from patient tissue samples, and for quality control of all nucleic acid extracts and their derivatives.
Develop and validate new protocols and update existing protocols for nucleic acid extraction and quality control.
Develop and validate new protocols and update existing protocols for Next Generation sequencing and library preparation applications including: whole genome shotgun, Paired end (variable insert sizes), exome and amplicon sequencing.
Educate and supervise laboratory personnel in all experimental procedures related to nucleic acid purification and next generation library preparation.
Effectively communicate experimental procedures and results to SHC medical and scientific staff.
Assist SHC scientific and medical staff in providing access to patient samples and experimental findings.
The qualified candidate will have experience in the following areas:
- 5 or more years of post-doctoral academia or industry experience in genetics and genomics required
Minimum Education Required/Preferred:
- Doctoral Degree in Chemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related discipline required
Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:
Required Research Skills:
Experience in experimental design, execution, analysis and documentation
Hands-on experience in nucleic acid methods including extraction, purification and analytical methods such as gel electrophoresis, PCR and qPCR.
Hands-on experience in Next Gen Sequencing (NGS) or other high-throughput biology nucleic acid workflows and applications including whole genome and exome sequencing.
Experience with data analysis tools used in NGS and statistical methods of research.
Required Management Skills:
Project Leadership skills and the ability to coordinate genomics workflow process in a multisite, system-wide environment.
Collaborate with SHC scientific and medical staff to build an innovative and impactful SHC Genomic and Precision Medicine program.
Provide subject matter expertise to SHC scientific and medical staff to advance SHC research mission.
Required Computer Skills:
Advanced PC computer skills to utilize a variety of software including MS-office suite, Adobe, digital imaging, statistical packages.
Proficiency with the use of genome browsers and next generation DNA sequence analysis, annotation and alignment tools.
Experience with database management and laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
Required Personnel Skills:
Demonstrated self-motivation and leadership qualities
Demonstrated ability to use good judgment, make logical decisions and work independently.
Demonstrated skills to plan, organize, direct and manage work of others effectively.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
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If you want to work with forward thinking people in a fast moving, innovative environment, Axalta offers you the best market-leading career opportunities. We are a unique company. While our name is new, we are backed by a 150-year legacy of providing some of the most advanced coating technologies to customers all over the world. We rank number one or two in all of the major business segments we serve. Our longstanding commitment to progressive research is setting new standards and pointing the way to beautiful and sustainable coating solutions for tomorrow.
Currently, we are looking for a Laboratory Manager to:
Oversee the operation of the Laboratory personnel, procedures and equipment as well as the technical and scientific operations.
Manage a team of about 30 Lab Technicians in a 24/7 production environment.
Manage the budget allocated to the Laboratory and ensure the area operates within the assigned amount.
Work closely with the Process Technology Manager, Process Technology Chemists / Engineers and R&D Chemists outside Front Royal to ensure that the appropriate test methodology is used.
Establish and assess Laboratory's test performance metrics and targets for continuous improvement.
Oversee Laboratory's enrollment and successful participation in proficiency testing programs, including testing samples, providing results, and taking any needed corrective action.
Develop and regularly review quality control and quality assessment activities. Identify and correct any problems in a timely manner consistent with regulatory and policy guidelines.
Establish parameters of acceptable analytic performance and ensure that these standards are maintained throughout the entire testing process.
Resolve technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken when needed.
Ensure accurate and timely delivery of laboratory results.
Evaluate and ensure competency, training, and performance of laboratory personnel. Identify training needs and ensure that Lab technician performing tests receives the appropriate education for the type and complexity of services performed.
Prepare and present technical reports on Lab activity and effectiveness.
Manage color development (generation of color formulas to match colors using existing tints produced by Axalta).
S/M.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline is required.
Five (5) to fifteen (15) years of experience in the chemical industry.
Knowledge of Quality Systems requirements (e.g. ISO9001) and how those requirements govern how product is tested and approved.
Experience in the coatings industry is highly preferred.
The ideal candidate will have at least 1-5 years of leading a team in an R&D environment.
Knowledge of statistical data analysis is required.
Candidate must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
Candidate must me proficient in with MS Office.
Demonstrated ability to work and contribute in team environment
Abilities required by this job include color vision.
Help Duties Summary
The incumbent will be overseeing the laboratory operations in the Canandaigua VA Medical Center, the Bath VA Medical Center and all of their associated CBOC's (Rochester, Elmira, Wellsville, Wellsboro, and Coudersport).
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At the GS-12 level, the incumbent works in a smaller, less complex laboratory and is responsible for managing and supervising all phases of laboratory service operations. Provides guidance and serves as an authority and subject matter expert on laboratory medicine, including research, agency policies, new techniques and procedures. Develops guidelines, assesses laboratory effectiveness, establishes and maintains quality assurance and performance improvement programs. Consults with local and network officials. Develops and manages program budget and resource utilization, inventory, acquisition and contracting processes. Assists and participates in educational programs affiliated with institutions providing training for individuals in laboratory or other related medical fields of study.
At the GS-13 level, the incumbent shares with the chief of laboratory service/medical director full responsibility for managing and supervising all phases of laboratory service operations in a complexity index group 1 laboratory or in a complexity index group 2 laboratory that performs at least 1 million Standard Billable Tests annually (reported to the Laboratory Management Index Program). The incumbent supervises a large staff of nonsupervisory and supervisory personnel including at least one GS-12 subordinate. Provides guidance and serves as an authority and subject matter expert on laboratory medicine, including research, agency policies, new techniques and procedures. Develops guidelines, assesses laboratory effectiveness, establishes and maintains quality assurance and quality management programs. Consults with or serves as a consultant for local, network and national programs and/or officials. Manages regulatory affairs and compliance. Develops and manages program budget and resource utilization, inventory, acquisition and contracting processes. Assists and participates in educational programs affiliated with institutions providing training for individuals in laboratory or other related medical fields of study.
Work Schedule: Tours vary depending on facility's needs
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
- Job family (Series)
0644 Medical Technologist
Blood Bank Laboratory Technologists
Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Clinical Laboratory Technologists And Technicians
Medical And Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Medical Laboratory Technologists
Technologists, Blood Bank Laboratory
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education and/or Experience:
A bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in medical laboratory science, medical technology, clinical laboratory science or in a related science (e.g., laboratory sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, immunology, etc.).
completion of a medical technology clinical practice program. Clinical practice programs completed after 1974 must have been accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, formerly CAHEA), or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The professional curriculum may have consisted of a post-baccalaureate certificate program or be integrated into a four year program of study that culminated in a baccalaureate degree.
- OR: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with one course in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with one course in organic or biochemistry) and one course in mathematics,
two years of post-certification clinical laboratory experience (e.g., blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, clinical microscopy, etc.) within the last ten years as a certified Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC), American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR) or American Medical Technologists (AMT). This experience must include performing moderate and/or high
complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology immunology and clinical microscopy (or categorical experience which matches categorical certification) in a clinical laboratory.
- OR: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with one course in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with one course in organic or biochemistry) and one course in mathematics,
five years of clinical laboratory experience within the last ten years performing moderate and/or high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (or categorical experience which matches categorical certification) in a clinical laboratory.
Certification: Candidates must have either:
Candidates must currently possess the appropriate certification as a MT, MLS, or CLS given by the ASCP-BOC, ASCP-BOR, or AMT.
For positions up to the full performance level, candidates must currently possess the categorical or specialist technologist level certification from the certification agencies listed above, such as, but not limited to, chemistry (C/SC), hematology (H/SH), microbiology (M/SM), molecular biology (MB/SMB) and blood bank (BB/SBB). Technologists with categorical or specialist certifications may only perform duties within the area of the laboratory specific to their categorical certification (e. g., an individual with a chemistry (C) certification can only perform duties in chemistry).
See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
English Language Proficiency: MTs must be proficient in spoken and written English
Preferred Experience: To qualify at the GS-12 level you will need one year experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Experience includes duties such as: responsibility for assignment of work performed; performance evaluations; recommendations for appointment, awards, advancement and disciplinary actions; identification of continuing education and training needs. Ensure compliance with accrediting agency and regulatory requirements; establishes and monitors the quality of the pre-analytical processes as part of the overall laboratory quality management program, and initiates corrective action. Develop policies and procedures, manage document control, develop performance standards, position descriptions and functional statements. Responsible for professional and administrative management of an assigned area, to include budget execution, orientation and competency assessment of assigned staff. Maintain effective interdepartmental relations with other services in order to accomplish medical center goals.
To qualify at the GS-13 level you will need one year experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Experience includes: responsible for managing and supervising all phases of laboratory service operations. Provides guidance and serves as an authority and subject matter expert on laboratory medicine, including research, agency policies, new techniques and procedures. Develops guidelines, assesses laboratory effectiveness, establishes and maintains quality assurance and performance improvement programs. Consults with local and network officials. Develops and manages program budget and resource utilization, inventory, acquisition and contracting processes. Assists and participates in educational programs affiliated with institutions providing training for individuals in laboratory or other related medical fields of study.
Grade Determinations: The incumbent will be hired at the level that his/hers documented on their resume experience qualifies for.
References: VA Handbook 5005-72, Part II, Appendix G24, Medical Technologist Qualifications Standard, GS-644
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-12 to GS-13.
See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Manage a wide range of services and information to the team, clients and external stakeholders. Organize and maintain laboratory operations and procedures. Act as a communication intermediary between cross-functional departments and business locations. Handle daily operations with a focus on efficiency and time management, maintaining intra-office/lab communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, and task delegation. Act as a liaison between laboratory, administrative, sales personnel and clients.
Duties and responsibilities
Manage daily activities to ensure turn around times are maintained, coordinated and communicated among laboratory, sales and administrative personnel
Implement EVIO's processes and systems to maximize lab effectiveness
Ensure personnel are trained and identify needed resources and tools
Work as a liaison between sales team, customers and the lab to direct customer questions and provide customer support.
Work with the quality officer to ensure the lab is working in compliance with state and local rule, as well as with EVIO Standard Operating Procedures
Ensure the lab is well organized, workflows are streamlined, and hold regular meetings with lab staff to set work priorities
Coordinate instrument and facility installation and maintenance project plans. Ensure timely completion of projects
Coordinate workflow and work schedules from sampler dispatch through testing and reporting of data to customers
Identify and implement procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency
Oversee timely financial collections, and monitor both expenses and revenue
Generate a variety of reports to include department performance, expense, sales, operations
Prepare presentations as necessary and inform senior level management of changes in operation, data analysis, and other key reporting metrics
Manage facility to ensure compliance with city and state codes; security regulations. Monitor proper environmental and infrastructure controls are in place (electrical, HVAC, security systems)
Work with EVIO management to continuously improve policies and operating procedures.
Perform other related duties as requested
5+ years experience as a general manager in a laboratory environment preferred
Excellent management skills with demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and technical teams.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Cannabis Industry experience a plus
In-depth understanding of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures
Knowledge of office software packages and systems including QuickBooks and Intacct
Strong computer and technology skills; resourceful with sound research skills
Strong communication and leadership skills
Advanced computer skills, proficient with MS Office Suite
Cannabis Testing Laboratory Environment.
Requires long periods of sitting.
ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.
Laboratory Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and overseeing all laboratory activities.
Laboratory Manager has the following duties:
Achieve budgeted financial performance of the laboratory.
Develop quality relationships with new and existing customers.
Day to day production management for the laboratory ensuring TAT targets are achieved.
Day to day management of staff.
Optimize production efficiency.
Ensure that long term HR strategies are adhered to and that compliance is maintained.
Ensure the laboratory is suitably equipped, staffed and using approved methodologies to provide quality service to clients.
Maintains an understanding of and ensures compliance to Quality System including the manual, system procedures (QMSPs) and procedures as applicable to ISO 17025.
Approves final reports prior to dispatch, advising staff to take corrective action where necessary.
Ensure staff members are appropriately trained.
Ensure that OHSA policies are adhered to in all aspects of the business.
Continually assess the laboratory to increase productivity and efficiency.
Authorize the purchase of consumables.
Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree is required.
- 5+ years of laboratory experience is preferred.
- 3–5 years of supervisory experience is preferred.
Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Proficient computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office.
Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines.
Analytical thinking skills.
Extensive experience in the use of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
Promotes a productive work environment.
Ability to adapt.
Adheres to safety policies and practices.
Must be able to life (with both hands) and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move heavier loads with assistance.
Must be able to stand, bend, push, pull, stoop and crouch up to 50% of the time while performing the duties of this position.
We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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