Location: 
Langhorne
Employment Type: 
Permanent
Job ID: 
133603
Description: 

Laboratory Manager 

·         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 as appropriate

·         Implement and maintain the standards of the accreditation body

Organize educational/training/safety activities for technical and non-technical personnel

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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.

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.

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

·         Detail-oriented and conscientious

 

Keywords: Medical Technologist, Laboratory Supervisor, ASCP, Certifying Scientist. CLIA, Manager , Biology

 

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