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.
Our client is a Nationally Certified full service clinical and toxicology laboratory headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, that is redefining diagnostic service provision in the medical field.
Laboratory Manager Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the technical and analytical activities of the laboratory personnel
Negotiate new/existing contracts with vendors
Organize/assign work to appropriate staff
Provide technical and professional support to testing personnel
Check inventory and order consumables for the laboratory
Validate new instruments and new assays
Create, revise or discontinue laboratory SOPs
Interact with government and other agencies (e.g. State Health Department, CAP, DEA, OSHA, NY DOH, etc.) as appropriate
Implement and maintain the standards of the accreditation body
Organize educational/training/safety activities for technical and non-technical personnel
Perform and provide instructions to technical personnel when necessary
Participate in monthly meetings with Medical Director
Review monthly quality improvement indicators' data
Update quality indicators and/or benchmarks as needed
Monitor PT performance and corrective actions taken as appropriate
Perform duties of technologist as necessary
Interact with the reference laboratories to ensure quality of the results
Set up/updates LIS
Approve/Deny day off request for technical personnel, and make schedule changes as needed
Participate in selection of appropriate technical personnel.
Strong technologist skills are required in all the section of the laboratory including: molecular diagnostics, chemistry, toxicology, microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, endocrinology, therapeutic drug monitoring, diagnostic immunology, syphilis serology, etc.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background of working in a large volume clinical laboratory. This position requires initiative, technical excellence, attention to detail and flexibility. Candidates should be prepared to travel to assist in the training of sales staff, accompanying sales staff on sales calls to clients, and educating clients and staff on the different modalities and practices of diagnostic testing, along with education on new test offerings. This highly motivated individual will enjoy working in a fast-paced, evolving and growing, dynamic team environment.
Qualifications and Skills
ASCP certification preferred
At least (3) years of supervisory experience
Ability to read, understand, and comply with detailed procedures that ensure the safety of all
Must be flexible to work different shifts, such as Saturdays and evenings based on the needs of the lab
Demonstrated ability to work both independently, following detailed work instructions, and as part of a cohesive team that together completes daily sample intake and processing in a timely manner
Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties to meet timelines
Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills are essential
Job code: 4946
The Nolan Lab in the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology is seeking a Scientific Project Manager / Laboratory Services Manager 1 to maintain the laboratory facilities, procure a high volume of lab supplies and equipment, manage animal and human protocols. The ideal candidate possesses the skills to edit scientific reports for style and substance.
Oversee the operation and management of a research or teaching facility; schedule and coordinate use of equipment and/or facility.
Negotiate and monitor equipment service contracts and warranties with vendors.
Determine equipment needs, authorize purchase of equipment, and oversee installation of equipment and instruments in collaboration with facilities services staff.
Perform and/or coordinate preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment; determine proper method of repair.
Oversee layout, allocation, and tracking of space among multiple labs; manage logistics of laboratory moves; implement plans for renovations of equipment and or/facilities in collaboration with facilities services staff.
Administer and prepare budgets that include several funding sources.
Administer health and safety programs and ensure safety compliance; act as resource on safety procedures; provide instruction on routine basis; liaise with school and/or university health and safety office as appropriate.
Direct work of other staff, including supervision, hiring, promotions, and terminations; determine staffing needs, and ensure efficient utilization of staff.
Edit scientific reports for style and substance.
- Other duties may also be assigned
The ideal candidate possesses a Master degree in biological sciences.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Understanding of academic research facility needs.
General background in a discipline related to the work of specific lab(s).
Demonstrated supervisory experience.
Demonstrated experience managing multiple budgets.
Knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration in a research or teaching setting.
Excellent communication and customer services skills.
Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects in a complex and technical environment.
Familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders, sort and file paperwork or parts.
Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and foot controls.
Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level, and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May at times be required to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.
Specific hazards include, but are not limited to, chemicals, pesticides, and solvents, allergens, blood born pathogens.
May require work in an environment where animals are used for teaching and research.
May be exposed to radiation or electromagnetic fields.
Must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, etc.
May work extended or unusual work hours due to research or project requirements and peak work cycles.
After hours on-call availability required.
Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division: Houston Water
Section: Drinking Water Operations
Reporting Location: 4200 Leeland Street, Annex BLDG Laboratory
Workdays & Hours: Mon- Fri. 8 am - 5pm
Subject to change*
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Directs and performs skilled technical work in planning, developing, and executing environmental laboratory programs, including chemical, bacteriological, and other examinations. Oversees the planning and development of laboratory programs for the correction of environmental problems related to water.
Schedules, supervises and evaluates the performance of subordinate personnel. Maintains laboratory supply and equipment inventory. Provides technical laboratory instructions for supervisors.
Performs related advanced technical work and special projects. Maintains compliance schedules. Provides input on departmental goals, personnel, and budgets. Plans and coordinates special testing programs and procedures.
The position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.
This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.
Requires a Doctoral degree in Chemistry, Biology, Public Health or a related field.
Four years of experience with administrative duties in a laboratory situation are required.
Relevant experience (as described above) may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
Requires a valid Texas Driver License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).
Preference will be given to applicants with Organic Chemistry (Semi-volatile organic compounds, & Pesticides) experience working in a regulatory compliance laboratory with NELAP Certification.
Preference will also be given to applicants with at least 1 year of Supervisory experience.
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED None
However, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Salary Information: Pay Grade 28
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Classified Title: Laboratory Manager
Working Title: Laboratory Manager
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/37.5 hours
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002927-Cancer Immunology Lab Research
Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Oncology is seeking a full time Laboratory Manager to be responsible for scientific and administrative activities and oversight of a laboratory. Extensive knowledge of overall objectives and interests of lab research. Will report to the Assistant Professor laboratory PI, Cancer Immunology / Director, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Will assist the PI in maintaining day to day laboratory operations
Assists in assay preparation and data analysis
Supports research and development for new clinical diagnostic tests, therefore must clearly understand the importance of technique, safety, and work quality as they relate to the impact upon patient care.
Reviews techniques and research protocols to ensure reproducibility and issues recommendations.
Documents results under quality assurance guidelines.
Works with laboratory staff to evaluate their technical knowledge and skills, and assists in the training of other laboratory personnel.
Acts as a lead technical authority overseeing laboratory staff and is responsible for the overall daily operation of the laboratory including workload and personnel scheduling, quality control, inventory, and equipment maintenance.
Assists with the development and administration of laboratory budgets. Performs other related administrative and professional duties.
Orders reagents and supplies, and ensures aliquots and stocks of common reagents are maintained
Acts as the direct point of contact for industrial supplier sales personnel and technical support. Prepares periodic reports on workflow for laboratory faculty Director and BKI leadership.
Works closely with local, national and international collaborators to provide technical and logistic support for clinical sample (blood, ascites and solid tumors) processing, analysis, data generation and maintenance of de-identified clinical information databases.
Supervision of Others: Yes, 3-5
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field and 5 years related experience required. Proven technical knowledge and laboratory experience. Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:
Experience with quality control, assay troubleshooting, and SOP development.
Experience with human tissue handling, T cell culture, high-yield DNA and RNA isolation, and analysis of T cell receptor sequencing data.
Ability to adapt to changing SOPs
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Ability to provide scientific guidance to students, post-docs, and technicians
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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Department Bioengineering Alternate Department Description Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check Motor Vehicle Background Check No Restricted Position? Job Category Student Wage / Non-Student Wage Role (State) Job Title Laboratory Manager Working Title Laboratory Manager Job Type Part-Time Position Number WG9733 Recruit Number Staff - 8906 Working Hours Location Fairfax, VA Other Location Pay Band Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Web Announcement
Laboratory Manager, Bioengineering
The George Mason University Department of Bioengineering, in the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), invites applications for a non-student hourly position as a Laboratory Manager. Salary for the position will be commensurate with experience. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Leads students and assist faculty with the development of educational/research projects;
Uses a wide variety of lab techniques, research equipment and research related software;
Manages instructional laboratories, including maintaining and troubleshooting equipment, initiating capital equipment purchases, arranging service contracts on capital equipment, and managing inventories of the lab and purchasing;
Oversees general upkeep of the laboratory that complies with institutional policies, biosafety guidelines and maintaining inspection records;
Generates records such as laboratory notebooks, reports, and standard operating procedures in accordance with institutional best practices;
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School diploma, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Some laboratory management experience.
BS degree or be very near to completing such a degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field;
Experience working with students and supervising teams of students to achieve assigned project goals/objectives.
The Bioengineering Department at Mason (http://bioengineering.gmu.edu/) was established in 2010, and has rapidly grown to 16 full-time faculty. The current research and educational focus areas are biomedical imaging and devices, neurotechnology and computational neuroscience, biomaterials and nanomedicine, and computational biomedicine. The department has a thriving ABET-accredited undergraduate program with enrollment of over 220 students, a new rapidly-growing PhD program, and brand-new MS program starting in Fall 2018.
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields, and in 2016 was classified as an R1 research institution. The main campus is located in Fairfax in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with government agencies and industry.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must complete and submit the online application for position number WG9733 at http://jobs.gmu.edu, and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Laurence Bray, Department of Bioengineering, at email@example.com.
For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 4, 2018 Posting Date 09/20/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Telework Friendly? Mason Ad Statement
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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
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The Laboratory Manager in the Department of Biology will be responsible for managing the operational, instructional, and administrative activities in a large laboratory teaching program, presently serving 3600 undergraduate and graduate students annually with approximately 110 weekly labs. Will report to the Department Chair.
Will work with the Biology Budget and Space Manager to place and receive orders for the teaching labs, maintain and oversee repair of equipment, and ensure safety compliance of all individuals utilizing the labs. Will supervise, monitor and evaluate stipended graduate assistants and part-time lecturers assigned to teach the lab sections (approximately 45 per term). Will work with the Biology Academic Operations manager to advise, supervise and guide all undergraduate students in lab-related matters. Will be expected to work closely with faculty members, advisors and other student service offices to address the individual needs of all students and facilitate student success.
Will serve as primary point of contact for all teaching-lab-related issues, including mediation and resolution of problems as needed. Prepare and provide all materials required for successful completion of labs. Develop, manage and provide instructional support to all students.
Assist in student recruiting by giving brief, informational tours of the teaching labs to prospective and accepted students and their parents. Coordinate all aspects of the daily operations including meetings with teaching assistants and part-time lecturers, scheduling undergraduate assistants, and management of the operational budget of the Biology teaching labs including placement, receipt, and cataloguing of all orders and determination of equipment purchase priorities. Biology - 131100
Lab Manager/Food Scientist
Curaleaf is a leading vertically integrated medical and wellness cannabis operator in the United States. Curaleaf is committed to being the industry's leading resource in education and advancement through research and advocacy. Curaleaf leverages its extensive research and development capabilities to distribute cannabis products in multiple formats with the highest standard for safety, effectiveness, consistent quality and customer care.
Oversee production by creating and reviewing production schedule; study and clarify specifications; calculate requirements; assemble and weigh plant materials and supplies
QA/QC duties that require analytical testing for quality and consistency; data review
Operate highly sophisticated equipment; process concentrates and extracts
Clean and maintain extraction equipment and laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; comply with legal regulations; monitor environment
Operate, maintain, and make adjustments and repairs to laboratory equipment such as liquid chromatography systems, pumps, microscopes, balances, centrifuges, and other laboratory equipment
Maintain inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment
Store supplies and equipment, dispose of waste according to guidelines, and keep laboratory, storerooms and working areas immaculate
Wash and sterilize laboratory glassware
Create SOPs, training records, and related documentation
Maintain material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products
Report to President on a weekly basis with updates regarding production and processing schedule
Ensure processing operation is fully compliant with state regulations and federal and state law
Assure that operation adheres to all business and industry license requirements
Maintain strict inventory records of all materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory and documents production by completing forms, reports, logs and records
BS/BA Degree or greater in Biochemistry, Chemistry
At least 4 years' experience in a lab or manufacturing setting required-food/beverage preferred
QA/QC experience with HPLC and GC analysis highly preferred
Scientific writing for processes, training, and procedures that require documentation
Must be at least 21 years of age
Ability to pass a comprehensive background check through the State of MA
Able to perform metabolic analysis HPLC and GC instrumentation
Able to process samples by collection, extraction, preparing for analysis, and quantifying results
Familiar use of a wide range of pipettes and knowing their volume capabilities
Scientific laboratory procedures and techniques as used in a chemistry laboratory
Scientific laboratory equipment and apparatus
Scientific methods of measurements
Health and safety practices and precautions applicable to a chemistry laboratory
Proper and safe handling and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous wastes
Capabilities with computer systems, software, and hardware common to laboratories
Record keeping procedures
Must be able to perform repetitive techniques accurately and consistently
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, along with frequent bending
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push up to 100 pounds with assistance
Curaleaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity
What's in it for you?
This will be an exciting opportunity to leverage your leadership abilities to coordinate day to day lab operations – including: planning, people management, and delivering results. You will be joining an innovative and fast-paced work environment with a strong focus on employee culture and development.
This will be a day shift position, with some variation based on business needs.
Are you open to relocation?
Relocation assistance would be considered for a qualified candidate.
Do you have these skills?
Opening a new laboratory location (reference lab or similar);
Managing teams, including direct Supervisor reports;
Overseeing All Areas of Veterinary Diagnostic Lab;
Creation and Administration of budgets;
Proven ability to manage and deliver Key operating Metrics to Include: Quality, Results Delivery, Financial and Safety.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages activities in a diagnostic laboratory, with responsibility for achieving revenue and profitability goals.
Manages staff, assigning work, establishing performance metrics, monitoring activities and evaluating performance. Resolves escalated issues. Administers employment actions, provides coaching and guidance to staff and promotes staff training and development. Leads the development of laboratory budget, policies and procedures.
Leads work activities of the laboratory, planning and organizing work, providing for adequate staffing and resources and maintaining work on schedule so that ongoing customer satisfaction is maintained.
Communicates with other related departments to coordinate work and resolve issues as needed.
Leads maintenance of laboratory diagnostic equipment and other technical resources. Coordinates with internal personnel, vendors and others as needed to resolve issues and maintain ongoing functionality.
Provides customer feedback to product development, sales and other areas to improve product quality and features and enhance the customer experience. Participates in various related committees and project teams as needed. Visits customers and performs other related activities in support of sales and marketing efforts.
Prepares reports, presentations and other information summarizing work activities. Prepares various analyses as needed to highlight issues and resolve questions. Prepares and delivers regular general management business reviews to summarize laboratory financial performance, turnaround times, instrument downtime, productivity, quality and other performance metrics.
Manages laboratory health and safety activities. Administers safety program, reports injuries and accidents and ensure ongoing Employee health and safety.
Leads/participates in process improvement activities to enhance laboratory operations, coordinating with related Company departments as needed.
Maintains knowledge of changes and developments in the industry affecting work activities. May participate in outside industry groups and forums related to business activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Adheres to and models the IDEXX Purpose & Guiding Principles.
What do you need to succeed?
- Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Management skills and ability.
Typically, in-depth experience in area managed, 3-5+ years' supervisory experience.
Manages typically moderate-size and/or complexity team(s).
Is typically accountable for the performance and results of a team(s) within own discipline or function.
In some instances, may be responsible for function/program without subordinate supervisors/staff.
Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.
Objectives for assigned unit/group/area/function/program defined by upper management.
Latitude to make decisions to achieve defined goals.
Failure to achieve objectives will have significant impact on unit and the organization.
Resolves issues and contributes to unit/group/area/function/program development.
Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance from manager. Makes decisions based on unit objectives, as well as company policies and procedures.
Addresses issues with impact beyond own team based on knowledge of related disciplines.
Ability to organize, prioritize and direct work activities.
Experience with the operations of the area managed.
General business knowledge required, including specific knowledge of businesses supported.
Excellent customer service and business relationship-building skills required.
Reasoning, problem solving and analytical skills to resolve issues.
Project management skills and abilities.
Communication skills, both verbal and written.
Personal computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
Extensive sitting, standing and computer use.
Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers.
Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.
May be required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds.
Fluency in the English language
Some travel required.
Some positions may work with exposed moving electro-mechanical parts and may require proper protective equipment
General office environment.
Normal office noise level, with occasional moderate noise.
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At Cantel, preventing infection is our business. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that help our customers improve patient care. Choosing a career with Cantel means joining a company that's driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to shape the future of infection prevention. If you want to be inspired by your work and have a hand in shaping the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you. Come and see why people love working here.
Cantel is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives. Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for endoscopy and renal dialysis, advanced water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, sterility assurance monitoring products for hospitals and dental clinics, disposable infection control products primarily for dental and GI endoscopy markets, dialysate concentrates, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products. Additionally, we provide technical service for our products. Cantel medical is a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, specializing in the following operating units:
Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. Medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents and other supplies are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes. This segment is operated through MEDIVATORS.
Water purification systems for dialysis facilities, including hemodialysis dialyzer and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products. This segment is operated through Mar Cor Purification, Inc. and MEDIVATORS.
Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market including face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants. This segment is operated through Crosstex International, Inc.
Job OverviewResponsible for the overall operation and administration of the activities of the laboratories in the HCD division; including, but not limited to safety, quality, delivery, productivity and continuous improvement. Oversees the performance of standard biological, microbiological and chemical tests and production in all areas of laboratory to assure their delivery in an accurate and timely fashion, and compliance with all applicable regulations.Main Responsibilities
Manage multiple laboratory operations by directing and coordinating all activities consistent with goals, objectives and policies.
Integrate policies and good laboratory practices across all sites and locations
Maintain compliance to applicable ISO standards, FDA regulations, and all other regulations deemed required by the business
Create and monitor each laboratory's performance levels using quantitative measurement methodology
Drive quality of delivered products and services. Assist in the formulation and ensure implementation of policies, procedures and programs.
Test new and improved laboratory methods and procedures. Prepare laboratory notes, charts and graphs and write up results of examinations.
Review production schedules, materials and workforce resources.
Supervise purchase of supplies and maintain equipment inventory
Ensure that safety and environmental programs are in place and managed effectively.
Participate in recruiting, retaining and developing top talent. Develop and lead staff by active coaching, training, and general employee performance management while cultivating a collaborative team culture, creative problem solving and results driven operation.
B.S. in Biology, Micro-biology or a related field.
7-10 years of supervisory or managerial experience in a laboratory operation, regulated environment.
Strong project management and analytical skills required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including scientific documentation.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, including team building, employee development and coaching.
Strong computer literacy.
Some travel required.
- Office Setting
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