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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Lab Manager I

Pharmaceuticals

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Austin, Texas, United States

LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Manager to join our team in Austin, TX. This position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the clinical laboratory testing for the Department Name(s). Additionally, the Laboratory Manager will create, implement, and manage the policies, procedures and practices for optimal performance of the clinical diagnostics laboratory. This is a great leadership opportunity, where you will have the opportunity to facilitate innovation, manage change, and foster teambuilding to provide the highest quality product for our word-class diagnostics laboratory!

The schedule for this position will be 1st shift, but will include oversight of all 3 laboratory shifts.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Direct the daily operational activities of the department/lab name; both the technical and non-technical operations
  • Effectively manage the staffing of the department and monitor the production schedule to ensure adequate coverage and proper use of overtime, and adjust as needed
  • Directly supervisor, train, and mentor laboratory supervisors and have ownership and responsibility for all departmental staff
  • Ensure the diagnostics laboratory provides market leading service levels, meeting the needs of our clients and corporate service metrics established for TAT
  • Resolve client inquiries and operational issues in a timely manner by consulting with the Medical Director, Technical Director, QA, other laboratory managers, discipline directors, laboratory directors or corporate operations
  • Ensure laboratory is compliant with corporate, state and federal regulatory requirements (CAP, CLIA, State, ISO, etc) related to personnel safety and quality of laboratory testing as well as professional conduct
  • Assist with developing and implementing laboratory procedures and installation of equipment and methods
  • Manage staff including recruiting & hiring qualified and enthusiastic employees, performance management, training and development
  • Ensure effective communication with leadership, clients, sales, corporate operations, as well as direct reports and all departmental staff
  • Conduct departmental meetings and ensure appropriate departmental communication
  • Investigate deviations from established procedures to ensure effective corrective action
  • Maintain technical knowledge in the assigned department(s) for the laboratory testing
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or meet local regulatory (CLIA & State) requirements
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Technologist in a clinical diagnostics laboratoryStrongly prefer current competency within 1 area of the Corelab
  • Minimum of 2 years prior leadership/supervisor experience managing several direct reports, 3+ years preferred
  • Previous experience managing people leaders is a plus
  • ASCP certification is required/preferred
  • Experience in a high volume clinical laboratory environment is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP and relevant state regulations
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • Proven success in training and developing both technical and non-technical employees
  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions under minimal supervision
  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

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