Laboratory Supervisor of a Molecular CLIA Laboratory Performing SARS-CoV-2 PCR Diagnostic Testing – Dascena

We are looking for an experienced, organized, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Laboratory Supervisor of a CLIA-certified high complexity laboratory in the Houston area that will be performing SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic RT-PCR testing. The Laboratory Supervisor will assist in overseeing daily laboratory operations and supervise technical and support personnel. This includes ensuring safe, accurate, and timely testing, including ensuring the review of all quality control and instrument maintenance protocols with oversight of compliance with regulatory requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the supervision, management, coaching, and counseling of direct reporting personnel and regular performance reviews
  • Contribute to recruitment of laboratory personnel
  • Facilitate testing of patient samples and ensure that patient data are accurate and secure
  • Review test results for accuracy and completeness
  • Delegate tasks within the laboratory and oversee all ongoing testing and quality control projects
  • Ensure that laboratory methods are performed according to standard operating procedures
  • Administer laboratory safety programs and train and monitor laboratory members as needed to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Implement, monitor, and perform calibration of all laboratory equipment through establishment and promotion of consistent standards of use
  • Review and develop current and future laboratory operations to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Review and order laboratory supplies, arrange services for the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment, and monitor the budgetary spending
  • Able to perform the job of testing personnel to cover openings as needed to maintain testing capabilities
  • Maintain schedule to accommodate last-minute changes, including scheduled and unscheduled absences

QUALIFICATIONS:

Meet one of the following CLIA requirements to be a technical supervisor for a high complexity laboratory;

  • MD, DO with current medical license in state of lab’s location AND certified in anatomic and/or clinical pathology by ABP, AOBP, or equivalent qualifications OR
  • MD, DO, DPM with current medical license in state of lab’s location AND certified in clinical pathology by ABP, AOBP, or equivalent OR
  • MD, DO, DPM with current medical license in state of lab’s location AND 1 year training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty OR
  • PhD in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical, biological science AND 1 year training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty OR
  • Masters in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical, or biological science AND 2 years training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty OR
  • Bachelors in medical technology, chemical, physical, or biological science AND 4 years training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty OR
  • At least 5 years of laboratory leadership experience (lead or supervisor) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of and ability to perform molecular diagnostic laboratory testing with an advanced understanding of laboratory instrumentation
  • Experience working with Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Real-Time PCR Systems is a plus
  • Familiar with CLIA requirements
  • Familiarity with COLA and FDA requirements is a plus
  • Strong analytical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience training others
  • Comfortable working in and capable of setting priorities in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

To apply, please visit: https://dascena.applytojob.com/apply/rpbbXoGPnc/Medical-Laboratory-Supervisor