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Lab Manager I-Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC
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Jan 27, 2023

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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Are you a seasoned laboratory manager looking for a new challenge? Are you a laboratory supervisor looking for a laboratory management role with an industry leader? LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Manager I to join our team alongside Novant Health Ballantyne Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. 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!

LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Manager to join our team in Charlotte, NC. This position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the clinical laboratory testing for the acute laboratory within Novant. Additionally, the Laboratory Manager will create, implement, and manage the policies, procedures and practices for optimal performance of the clinical diagnostics laboratory. This position will have oversight of Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, and Phlebotomy.

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  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related life science required
  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a Technologist in a clinical diagnostics laboratory required
  • ASCP certification or equivalent is required
  • Prior supervisor experience managing several direct reports
  • Previous experience managing people leaders is a plus
  • Experience in an acute setting is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP, AABB, TJC 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

The work schedule for this position will be: 1st shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

**While this position is 1st shift, manager should be accessible 24/7 and will have to be available occasionally on nights and weekends. **

Job Duties/Responsibilities
  • Direct the daily operational activities of the hospital laboratory; 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 team members 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
  • Manage positions within the department to achieve quality, productivity, and meet budgetary goals
  • Ensure effective communication with leadership, clients, sales, corporate operations, as well as direct reports, departmental staff, and inter-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

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Job Summary
Job number: 2233417
Date posted : 2022-10-24
Profession: Lab Operations
Employment type: Full-Time
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