Laboratory Manager Job Description Sample
Our client, a large hospital near Charlotte, NC has a need for a Laboratory Manager to join their team. Candidates MUST have experience in chemistry and hematology in high volume laboratory.
This is a Day shift position. Job Summary Responsible for the overall management of the Clinical Laboratory, including the planning, budgeting, supervision, and evaluation of all department programs and services. Assures that the section objectives are accomplished effectively, efficiently, and economically. Essential Functions *Manages the daily efficient operation of assigned sections of the laboratory, good quality assurance practices, scheduling, equipment and record keeping, maintenance of adequate supply inventory.
*Maintains all Corporate Compliance and regulatory requirements (CAP, TJC, OSHA) to ensure continual readiness in the department assigned.
*Assists leadership with development of long-range operational plans relative to services, programs, capital and Human Resource planning to include recommending of space and other resources needed.
*Assists with development of annual operational and capital budgets, reconciling variances within a required timeframe.
*Directs activities in the department relative to Human Resources to include timely submission of performance evaluations. Maintains accurate and current database and files of all employees. Coordinates all new employee orientation.
*Performs technical or clinical testing to ensure laboratory operations and uptime of patient test systems where applicable. Skills Must be a Medical Technologist.
Must have experience in chemistry and hematology in high volume laboratory. Education Bachelor's degree required. At least five years prior supervisory or managerial experience in a laboratory setting preferred.
MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), HTL(ASCP) or CT(ASCP) required where technical or clinical testing is performed. Advanced education level is preferred Certifications MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) certification Shift M-F, 1st shift 8a-4:30p, off shift and weekends only as needed This is a salaried/exempt position.
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships. We offer competitive pay with comprehensive benefits package. For more information about Fidelity, please visit our website at www.fidelitypartners.org
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a LABORATORY MANAGER to support one of our Government Clients at Bethesda, Maryland. In this position, you will have the opportunity to work with The National Institute of Health (NIH), one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.
The contractor shall provide expertise to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by providing professional expertise in microbiology molecular biology, biochemistry, infectious diseases, immunology, and bioinformatics; and cutting-edge vaccine research to improve understanding of immune responses and to identify new vaccine targets for HIV/AIDS, malaria, influenza, Ebola, Zika, and other pathogens and diseases.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepares and maintains documentation of test results.
- Plans, leads, and organizes all activities related to laboratory function
- Oversees the financial management and has accountability for monitoring the operating budget
- Assists with the development of laboratory policies and procedures
- Assists with hiring of staff.
- Adjusts the workload of staff to meet deadlines
- Records and analyzes data
- Projects personnel and equipment needs
- Provides technical expertise
- Performs laboratory experiments following research protocols.
- Trains staff in performing advanced laboratory tests/procedures
- Develops and maintains appropriate control and quality assurance procedures
- Primary job location is Hamilton, MT-Travel may be required
- Master's degree (Bachelor’s degree in a related field + 2 years of related experience may convey)
- Two (2) years of experience working in a laboratory environment
- Expertise in performing biological research.
- Demonstrated knowledge in managing and disposing of hazardous waste
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
?Handle and process human and animal tissues, as well as in vitro biochemical, biophysical and cellular techniques e.g., cell cultures, QPCR, Western-blot, ELISA, fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry, bioinformatics, etc. ?Manage the day-to-day operations of the lab and perform the daily care of lab equipment required to conduct high quality research. ?Provide training, consultation, and leadership within department to ensure policy implementation and legal compliance. ?Develop laboratory processes and implementing new programs. ?Organize and plan research to ensure a high quality work performance and an efficient workflow. ?Order and maintain laboratory supplies. ?Contribute to research grant applications and research publications. ?Supervise and train new laboratory staff and students.
?Bachelor's degree in the field of biochemistry, molecular biology, cellular biology, or a related field or equivalent experience. ?Knowledge of cell culture procedures. ?Ability to work with mammalian cells and cultures. ?Ability to perform preventative maintenance on equipment. ?Experience with biological assays and procedures such as PCR, QPCR, Western blot, ELISA, microscopy, flow cytometry. ?Familiarity with techniques of bioinformatics analyses. ?Knowledge of the software used to operate the types of instruments described above is required. ?Ability to be a team player and work with a diverse group of individuals from student workers to Ph.D.'s. ?Interpersonal skills necessary to work with and learn from an interdisciplinary team of faculty, postdoctoral and graduate students in a collegial and professional manner. ?Strong ability to independently seek information to help resolve lab-technical challenges. ?Highly motivated to learn new lab-technical research protocols. ?Experience with project management, compound library management, data analysis, report preparation. ?Experience as a research liaisons, including performing research experiments, interpreting data, contributing to research grant applications and research publications.
The Laboratory Manager supervises Laboratory staff at Cherokee Medical Center in a wide range of duties that include producing timely lab results, performing and documenting quality control, proper utilization of supplies, and assuring compliance with state, OSHA, Cherokee Medical Center, and other agency guidelines. This individual performs the duties of a technologist as needed. The Manager is administratively responsible for the operation of the laboratory in the absence of the Director and/or Assistant director.
The qualified candidate will possess the following:
1.Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related field from an accredited institute
1.Minimum of 5 years of experience as a registered Medical Technologist
2.Demonstrates thorough technical knowledge of each area supervised
3.Maintains a high degree of organizational skills, as well as effective communication skills
4.Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and a courteous, professional demeanor
1.Registered Medical Technologist, ASCP or equivalent, or eligible
Responsible for management of staff and operations for multiple laboratories. Effectively utilizes available resources to ensure provision of timely and accurate laboratory test results through methods that are in compliance with requirements established by accreditation standards and by federal/state reimbursement agencies.
Responsibilities may also include functioning as a technical consultant for the Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) program involving nonlaboratory testing staff at Outpatient Clinic sites within University Health System. Interacts as needed with nursing staff, physicians, other hospital departments and Pathology Services management staff. Performs all other functions and duties as necessary.
Bachelor's degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university is required. Completion of college-level Business Administration courses is preferred.
Successful completion of a structured clinical program (CAHEA approved) and certification as a Medical Technologist or equivalent by a recognized certifying agency is required. Minimum five-year's work experience in the clinical laboratory is required. Experience within the University Health System laboratories is preferred. One year's experience as a first level supervisor in the specific department is preferred.
For Histocompatibility Only:
Bachelor's degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical/medical science from an accredited college or university is required.
Certifications as a Histocompatibility Technologist AND as a Histocompatibility Specialist by the American Board for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) are required.
Seven years of histocompatibility testing experience is required with a performance record indicating exceptional initiative, efficiency and competency in performance of all laboratory test procedures currently offered and documented effectiveness in communications with physicians and colleagues and the ability to carry out research
1.Supervises the day-to-day activities of support staff. 2. Assesses and resolves or escalates problems arising within unit. 3. Assists in the development of policies and procedures in support of unit. 4. Assists in long-range planning for work unit needs. 5. Participates in unit budget planning. 6. Evaluates work requests to determine if they are appropriate to the unit or another area. 7. Ensures that work flow is organized and staffed for quality efficient completion. 8. Communicates deadlines and special circumstances to staff. 9. Maintains equipment and supplies for unit. 10. Completes evaluations of direct report employees. 11. Interacts with University personnel to define work assignments and requirements, communicate progress of work, and plan and coordinate projects. 12. Interacts with external sources to coordinate work necessary to fulfill projects, keep abreast of new products and technologies, or arrange for subcontractors. 13. Supervises a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 14. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum requirement of Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Reporting to the Laboratory Director, the Laboratory Manager will support the Clinical Research Support Labs (CRSL) in New Haven. The purpose is to provide meticulous preparation, coordination, and shipment of biological specimens obtained from patients participating in clinical oncology trials.
This position requires comprehending and following protocols for a large number of clinical studies with a high degree of accuracy. Responsibilities include oversight of the daily laboratory operations, directly overseeing and managing staff and working closely with the Laboratory Director.
Preferred Education, Experience and
Master's degree in science or related health field or medical technology degree. Previous supervisory or managerial experience, particularly in a laboratory setting. Previous clinical trials experience and/or experience in an oncology setting.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement:
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.
Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: email@example.com.
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Manages and coordinates the activities of the Clinical Laboratory Department. Develops, interprets, and applies departmental policies and procedures. Oversees the development and maintenance of quality laboratory testing services that meet the needs of the Mammoth Hospital Medical Staff and Clients. Supervises laboratory and Point of Care (POC) staff activities and oversees the quality and performance of laboratory testing procedures both in the main lab and at all POC sites directly and indirectly through CLS Coordinators, CLS and Lab Assistants.
Essential Job Duties:
Manages various personnel functions including, but not limited to hiring, training, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers, and schedules.
Effectively delegates projects, work assignments, and tasks to staff with clear expectations of the desired results, explanation of the available resources, clarification of accountability as work progresses, and clear guidelines to follow.
Monitors effective and productive use of time and optimal utilization of skills and resources.
Plans, researches, develops, and maintains departmental policies and procedures in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines.
Monitors CLS Coordinators' compliance with proficiency testing response activities.
Oversees maintenance and review policies and procedures developed by department CLS Coordinators, LIS Coordinator, Safety Officer, Lab Assistants, Lab Receptionist and others.
Provides leadership in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) initiatives to the department by continuously assessing work processes, developing team-oriented solutions to problems, implementing changes, and evaluating the results. Conducts CQI efforts in cooperation with the Quality Improvement Coordinator and participates in interdepartmental CQI efforts involving the department. Maintains regular communication with senior management through written and verbal reports providing an overview of departmental activities, trends, goals, objectives, and important projects and plans.
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university required.
Graduate from an accredited School of Clinical Laboratory Science required.
State of California Clinical Laboratory Science License required.
Experience: Five years prior Clinical Laboratory experience required, with a minimum of 2 years in a Laboratory Supervisor or Laboratory Management position.
Advanced ability to work with computer systems and programs and knowledge of what they offer to healthcare and laboratories.
Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff.
An equal opportunity employer
Park Plaza Hospital – Houston, TX
Located adjacent to the
Texas Medical Center, Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospitals offering 444licensed beds and the convenience of a community hospital with two distinctpurposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medicalservices, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation.Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providinglong-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recoverysince 1994.
Park Plaza Hospital is looking for a LaboratoryManager.
Is responsible for the daily operations of thelaboratory, to include scheduling and direct supervision of all laboratorypersonnel. Performs clinical laboratory testing in all/or designated areas.Investigates and resolves problems/complaints from physicians, patients andtheir families, nursing, and other hospital personnel. Insures that laboratorypolicies and procedures are being followed by laboratory employees.
Responsiblefor follow up, reviewing, and reporting all quality assurance issues includingproficiency testing and departmental quality control. Provides counseling andinstruction to employees as designated by the Laboratory Director.
Communicatesto Laboratory Director all issues concerning the functioning of the laboratory,and works closely with the Director to resolve such issues.
Assist withpreparation of bi-annual CAP inspections. Completes technical or specialprojects as assigned.
Must be capable of making management decisions in theabsence of the Laboratory Director.
Responsible for reviewing daily reports asassigned. Employee will be responsible for knowledge and skill necessary toprovide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and relatedcriteria for the neonate, infant child, adolescent, adult and geriatricpopulation. He/she will perform tasks as assigned by the Laboratory Directorwithin his/her scope of training.
Assists duties of the Director as may be required in his/her absence.
Assists with reports, work schedules, staffing, payroll and overall operation of the Laboratory department.
Encourages an ongoing program of improvement of Laboratory services.
Provides technical consultation for each of the specialties/sub specialties in the laboratory including respiratory.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Technology or related area of specialty.
Certification/registration as a Medical Technologist required
Four years' experience in a clinical laboratory
Five to Ten years of satisfactory supervisory experience
Familiarity laboratory equipment, processes and procedures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven leadership skills and problem solving skills
We Are Hiring
Lab Administration 001 - Full-Time,Day
St Thomas West D&T Bldg
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p, as needed to cover the department
Why Join Ascension?
Why Saint Thomas Health?
Saint Thomas Health is a family of Middle Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve.
Saint Thomas Health is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
What Saint Thomas Health has to offer:
Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.
Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
Compensation/Benefits: Saint Thomas Health provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
Innovative Environment: We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare's toughest challenges.
What You Will Do at Saint Thomas West:
As a Registered Nurse, you could serve in the top heart hospital in the State and top 50 in the country.
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Program
Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital
Truven Top 100 Hospital 14 Consecutive years
Kidney Transplant Program
Robust Robotic Surgical Program
New 14 bed ICU in development in a 100+ ICU bed hospital
If you're looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
The qualifications you will need:
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to
Manages the daily operations of the Laboratory.
Develops specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
Develops and implements policies, procedures, standards and initiatives.
Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. Performs and oversees scheduling, recruitment, and payroll.
Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations. Determines and justifies needs for equipment purchases.
Implements PI measures to enhance safety and efficiency of the Laboratory department.
Works closely with service line directors and managers to resolve operational issues, interdepartmental/physician concerns within the health system.
What You Will Need
One or more of the following:
Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Cytotechnologist obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
- 3 years of experience required. 1 year of leadership or management experience required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.
No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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Location: Clear Lake, Texas, USA
Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
Manage all aspects of Quality Control for Clearlake site and related tolling operations. Manage laboratory operation at CLP in compliance with required Quality, Safety and Environmental standards including local regulation and Clariant Guidelines. Manage laboratory budget as well as personnel development. Ensure analytical methods are in line with customer's requirements for each product. Lead non-conformance investigation and provide action to mitigate quality problems as well as prevent reoccurring. Ensure SAP data are kept up-to-date. Lead project and process improvement initiatives within the laboratory as well as interfacing with CLP site wider operation. Participate on Plant Leadership Team and directly contribute do site performance development.
Develop, implement and validate analytical methods including R&R study
Supervise analytical lab activities in order to ensure production schedule and customer deliveries are met
Ensure lab SOPs are in place, up-to-date and followed
Ensure SAP master data and quality operational information are kept up-to-date including inventory status
Plan and coordinate execution of maintenance program for lab systems/equipment's
Ensure lab supplies are available and handled according to EHSA and Quality guidelines
Manage laboratory monthly spend and implement corrective measures in case of deviation from Budget
Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement
Interact with other department (e.g. production) in order to reduce QC effort, lab work-load and production cycle time
CLP focal point for Quality Assurance topics including special standards (e.g. GMP)
Support investigation and troubleshooting on equipment/process/product problems
Lead non-conformance investigation (root cause analysis) and follow up on action plan
Perform internal audits in order to ensure process control and support new product introduction on quality aspects
Strive for implement latest and most efficient technology to support high performance operation across the site
Safety and Sustainability
Ensure adherence with Quality, Safety, Environmental and Health local and Clariant standards in area of responsibility
Contribute towards sustainability/environmental targets on daily work as well as on projects managed
Contribute to Process Safety activities (e.g. process risk analysis)
Ensure resources are aligned with Lab operation requirement including hiring and replacement actions
Ensure personnel development & training program is in place and closely monitored
Ensure Performance Management program with clear targets and follow up action is in place
- Degree in Chemistry or science related field
- 5+ year's analytical laboratory experience
- 3+ year's experience within the chemical industry
- 3+ years of leadership experience
Motivated and results driven
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), ability to deal with all levels of the organization, proficient with MSOffice (Word / Excel).
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