Laboratory Manager Job Description Sample
The Laboratory shares, with the Chief of the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service Line (P&LMS), full responsibility for managing and supervising all phases of laboratory service operations of the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS) which includes the Ambulatory Surgical Health Care Center (HCC), Corpus Christi Specialty Clinic (CCSC), Laredo Outpatient Clinic (LOPC), and McAllen Outpatient Clinic (MOPC).
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The laboratory manager will provide guidance and serve as an authority for laboratory medicine. The laboratory manager will develop guidelines, assess laboratory effectiveness, establish and maintain quality assurance and performance improvement programs. The laboratory manager may be expected to serve as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR).
Additional duties include, but are not limited too:
Serve as a consultant to local, network, and national program officials.
Develop guidelines and written policies for VATVCBHCS Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Section.
Serve as an authority in laboratory medicine (technical and administrative).
Keep abreast of current research, clinical methods, and technical advances in the field.
Develop and integrate new techniques, and procedures into laboratory programs.
Interpret and provide technical guidance on agency policies and procedures.
Assess laboratory effectiveness.
Establish and maintain quality assurance programs and successful accreditation for the VATVCBHCS laboratories (HCC, COPC, LOPC, MOPC).
Develop and manage program budget.
Take on all assigned responsibilities and meets established deadlines.
Provide direction and guidance to staff.
Manage resource utilization, inventory acquisition and contracting processes.
Maintain coverage throughout the laboratory and active recruitment and personnel selection functions.
Interpret and provides guidance on agency policies and procedures.
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Note: This is a Non-Bargaining Unit Position.
Note: Selected applicant will be required to complete 1 year supervisory probationary period, if not previously completed.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0644 Medical Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Clinical Laboratory Technologists And Technicians
Medical And Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Medical Laboratory Technologists
Technologists, Clinical Laboratory
Technologists, Medical Laboratory
HelpRequirements 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.
- (1) 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.
(2) 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.
- (3) 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.
Foreign Graduates: Graduates of foreign baccalaureate degree programs meet the educational and/or experience requirements if the degree is found to be equivalent to degree programs recognized by the NAACLS or clinical laboratory experience as described in paragraph 2b(2) or (3) above. This finding may be based on either of the following:
(1) A letter from a college or university with a baccalaureate program recognized by the NAACLS stating that the individual's foreign degree has been evaluated and been found to be equivalent to its bachelor of medical technology degree.
(2) A letter from ASCP-BOC or AMT stating that the individual is eligible for the certification examination.
Grade Determinations: GS-12 Medical Technologist (Laboratory Manager)
Experience: Must have 1 year of creditable experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-11, which is directly related to the position to be filled.
a. Ability to balance the administrative and clinical functions in order to coordinate and manage programs and resources.
b. Knowledge and skill in management/administration, which includes strategic and tactical program planning, coordination, interpretation, supervision, consultation, negotiation, problem solving, formulation of policy and guidelines and monitoring of laboratory programs.
c. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, on technical information with a wide variety of individuals including senior VHA managers in the medical center, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) level staff and VHA Central Office staff.
d. Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness and/or organizational productivity.
e. Skill to develop new or modified work methods, organizational structures, records and files, management processes, staffing patterns, etc.
f. Knowledge of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agency requirements, and statutes governing clinical laboratory operations used in planning, implementing and monitoring laboratory programs and services.
g. Skill in administrative management (e.g., budgeting, contracting, procurement and property management) in accordance with VHA regulations.
References: VA Handbook 5005/72 Part II Appendix G-24 dated May 12, 2014.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS- 12.
The laboratory manager position will require light lifting (under 15 pounds), walking (4 hours), standing (2 hours), repeated bending (1 hour), working alone, working closely with others, and working around machinery with moving parts.
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.
IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in performing chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Purchases or directs purchase of laboratory equipment and supplies.
Assigns workers to duties and oversees performance of tests in fields of microbiology, chemistry, histology, hematology, immunohematology, and serology.
Reviews test results to ensure quality control.
Coordinates and conducts education and training programs for medical technology students and personnel.
Assures that all laboratory services are operated within strict State and Federal requirements and standards
Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code of Business Conduct, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
Promotes adherence to the Company's Code of Business Conduct and the Corporate Compliance Agreement by monitoring employee performance and identifying and responding to compliance issues.
Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or related field.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist License.
Certification as a Medical Technologist by a nationally recognized agency/board.
Requires 5 years clinical laboratory supervisory experience
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Virginia State University is committed to the preparation of a diverse population of men and women through the advancement of academic programs and services that integrate instruction, research, extension, and outreach. We seek a dynamic, committed, purpose driven candidate for our Laboratory Manager (Engineering Technician III) position.
The Laboratory Manager works to provide high quality technical support for the Department of Engineering and Computer Science, in the College of Engineering and Technology, as well as mechanical related areas. The incumbent will assess repair needs of equipment and machinery, and develop test procedures. Manage the laboratories, and maintain equipment.
Maintain inventory of all equipment and supplies for the various laboratories associated with the computer and manufacturing engineering programs, and update the Department Chair as designated. This position will distribute laboratory supplies during the semester for various laboratories associated with the department, and provide technical assistance and support to faculty. Keep the laboratories well organized.
Keep the laboratory in a condition that supports University and ABET safety guidelines and ensures design elements meet federal, state and agency requirements for strength, geometry, and economy. The Laboratory Manager will maintain modern tools relevant to computer and manufacturing engineering programsâ?? needs. Assesses test procedures, materials failures and/or materials specifications.
Provide training on modern tools to faculty and students. Participate in training workshops to maintain effectiveness. Additionally, the Laboratory Manager serves on the Laboratory Committee, working collaboratively with other technical support staff within the College and University as needed to accomplish tasks.
Supervise students and other support staff as directed. Work closely with faculty in identifying course and senior design project related supplies. Order laboratory equipment and supplies through the eVA system.
Knowledge of machining processes using manual and numerical control machines. Demonstrated ability operating laboratory equipment and assessing repair needs of equipment including 3D printers and CNC machines.
An Ability to manage people and processes. An ability to maintain inventory of laboratory equipment and supplies. Willingness to learn and use the Commonwealthâ??s procurement system, eVA.
An ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written. An ability to work independently, and an ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
Bachelorâ??s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a closely related discipline. Experience working in a higher education environment is preferred. Broad expertise across mechanical and electrical areas.
Full-time Laboratory Manager needed in beautiful Northeastern California!
A great critical access hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission and offers a full range of services is seeking a benefited, full-time Lab Manager.
Responsible for overall administrative and clinical performance of the laboratory, also perform CLS functions. Predominately day shift but need to be willing and able to occasionally fill in for a night shift as needed.
Education: Must have a current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license.
Experience: Five years' experience as a clinical lab supervisor or comparable experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Computer skills desirable (word processing, spreadsheet, lab management programs, Electronic Health Records). Financial knowledge skills desirable (budgeting, operating costs/profits, equipment acquisition forecasting, rate setting methodologies). An understanding of the mechanical operations of laboratory equipment and troubleshooting ability desirable.
Expertise in phlebotomy desirable. Successful experience in working with the public is preferred.
Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits.
For more information, please submit your resume for review!
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.
Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
Manage all Quality-related issues. Ensure that controls are in place to confirm customer requirements are agreed upon and achieved in the products information and services produced.
Oversee Quality Control:
Run and maintain daily samples of 60 – 70 trucks per day
Complete sample mailing
Assist in identifying and managing HOLD products
Identify quality and procedure deviations; effectively report such deviations and provide accurate information in a timely manner and as needed
Prepare testing solutions, equipment calibrations, general maintenance and upkeep of laboratory
Maintain Lab equipment PM programs, troubleshooting, and sample frequency.
Analyze data using statistics to ensure accuracy.
Provide month-end reporting on lab data.
Manage supplies and inventory.
Oversee Quality Assurance:
Conduct internal sanitation and food safety audits.
Perform data entry of analysis into various QA databases
Perform all applicable analytical tests on raw ingredients, in-process, and finished products
Manage outside auditing to maintain compliance. (AIB/SGS/Customer, etc.)
Manage customer complaint program and all other pre-requisite programs pertaining to HACCP.
Participate in AOCS lab proficiency program for un-ground soybean meal and the referee blind check sample program.
Train plant personnel in food and plant policies including HACCP, GMPs, Food Safety, and Plant Security.
Maintain Kosher standard for facility.
Review supplier/vendor information for compliance with plant and corporate policies.
Handle all customer technical, logistical, and compliance communication.
Demonstrate the following core values and guiding behaviors which are expected of all employees at Bunge North America: Integrity, Openness and Trust, Teamwork, Citizenship, and Entrepreneurship.
Maintain a safe work environment for one's self and all employees
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum BS/BA degree in Food Science or Chemistry or related field
Experience and technical skills in all areas of QA within food and beverage manufacturing environment with a minimum of two-years' experience
Experience with Food Safety/HACCP with a minimum of three years' experience
Knowledge of USDA and FDA regulations and standards associated with food manufacturing
General knowledge of production processes, food lab instrumentation, laboratory test methods
Familiar with good manufacturing practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and FDA regulated environment
Ability to follow written procedures and established test methods
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Superior oral, written, and listening skills
Computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets
Standard with occasional overtime required
Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Nearest Major Market: Emporia
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita
Job Segment: Agricultural, Laboratory, Law, Food Safety, QA, Agriculture, Science, Legal, Quality
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All applicants must submit a cover letter addressing qualifications for this position, resume, and the contact information for at least three references to be considered for this position in their application.
The Survey Research Center (SRC) at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) seeks a qualified candidate to manage a biological laboratory and to provide support for research using biological specimens across the Center. In addition, this position will fulfill these responsibilities for multiple sponsored projects being conducted at the ISR.
SRC is engaged in a wide variety of projects collecting and analyzing biological data to improve our understanding of the complex relationship between social and biological determinants of health and well-being. This position will guide the development of this integrated, multidisciplinary research, including opportunities for co-authorship.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and highly dependable, with a positive attitude and ability to problem solve and seek assistance when needed. He/she will have the ability to learn new skills, including new software and other technical tools; exemplary interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to manage personnel, time and multiple priorities in a busy environment; ability to take direction from more than one person and able to work effectively as a team member. Discretion with handling confidential data is required.
The ideal candidate will also have extensive background in academic research, including biological sample collection and processing; knowledge of laboratory guidelines; experience working in multidisciplinary research studies; experience working with Federal agencies, including the NIH, both to meet biological health, safety and privacy requirements and to help develop proposals and manage sponsored research; specific scientific knowledge of a variety of assays including PCR, microarray technology, next generation sequencing, proteomics, and other molecular biology methods; expertise in sample inventorying, storage and management.
To learn more about the Survey Research Center, please go to: http://www.src.isr.umich.edu/
Full-time Laboratory Manager needed at a top facility in Northern Florida!
Reports to the Administrative Lab Director. Responsible for the technical and day to day operations of the Clinical Laboratory and the proper performance of all procedures. Develops and maintains all policies, procedures, and quality control protocols, ensuring they comply with regulatory requirements. Manages, supervises, and serves as professional role model to technical and clerical staff. Takes actions to control costs and optimize the department’s financial position. Performs approved laboratory procedures in assigned licensure specialties, as required to meet workload demands. Establishes and maintains good working relationship with physicians, nursing staff, hospital administration, and other departments.
Earned Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or closely related field or equivalent education and experience as defined by State of Florida.
Minimum 5 years of Laboratory experience, with 2 years of experience as a Supervisor/Manager required. Position requires theoretical and practical knowledge of quality control and quality assurance as they relate to Laboratory Medicine. Position requires exercise of independent judgment with minimum degree of supervision. Work involves testing procedures which require high degree of theoretical knowledge and technical expertise in licensed areas. Other required abilities include: entering and retrieving data from Laboratory Information System, excellent oral and written communication skills, interaction with the public and medical/nursing personnel, making decisions under pressure, handling multiple priorities, and managing stress appropriately.
Holds current Florida Medical Technologist Supervisor license or is eligible to obtain one in the following five areas: Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry, Serology, Hematology, and Immunohematology.
Must have current BLS certification prior to hire date. Must be approved by the American Heart Association.
Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits including:
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Reimbursement Program
For more information, please submit your resume for review!
Company: Norton County Hospital
Job Title: Medical Laboratory Manager Full Time
Norton County Hospital has a full-time career opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Manager. Applicant must be an MT or MLT with an ASCP certification and prefer 5 years of laboratory experience or equivalent. The Laboratory Manager is responsible for all operation in the hospital’s laboratory, assuring high quality services are provided to patients and medical staff at all times. Some of the primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assures the laboratory meets all CLIA requirements
Performs chemical, biological and microscopic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.
Receives specimens for lab or obtains specimens directly from patient and makes quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses.
Prepares monthly statistics and quality assurance data.
Trains, supervises and evaluates performance of lab staff.
Evaluates quality control and modifies manuals and policies as needed.
Develops budget for the laboratory and maintains control of lab costs.
Enforces safety procedures and consults with other supervisors.
Plans work load distribution and makes schedules.
Supervises purchase of supplies and maintains equipment inventory.
This position participates in the on-call coverage schedule to provide 24/7 care for our patients. Applicant should be caring, committed, and motivated to provide quality patient care with excellent communication and computer skills. Our benefit package includes paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health insurance, and KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability.
Applications can be picked up at the Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from , or printed from our website’s Employment Opportunities page at Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to . EOE.
Req #: 211520
Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD US
Job Category: Engineering
Security Clearance: Top Secret
Clearance Status: Must Be Current
CACI is seeking a Laboratory Manager located at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland supporting the Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD), Cyber Security and Information Assurance Division (CSIA), Crypto Modernization Branch.
What You'll Get to Do:
Perform as an experienced Laboratory Manager to support assessments of classified and unclassified cyber security programs.
Provide necessary technical expertise in any aspect of cyber security including classified and unclassified network and system security, penetration testing, network scanning, and insider threat detection.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Active Top Secret.
Experience in C/C++/Python, Linux/Kali Linux, Bash, Metasploit, Armitage, Fuzzer/Fuzzing Framework, Vulnerability Detection/Exploit Crafting, Virtual Machines, Software Assurance, Reverse Engineering.
Understanding of TCP/IP/Packet Capture, Nessues/ACAS, NMAP.
- Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), or Licensed Penetration Test (LPT).
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
- A self-motivated individual who can work independently, as well as in a team environment is needed in this position.
What We Can Offer You:
We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
US-Aberdeen Proving Ground-MD-BALTIMORE
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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