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Lab Director

Comstock, MI
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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LabCorp is seeking a Laboratory Director to join our team in Kalamazoo, MI. This is a great leadership opportunity, where you will have the opportunity to facilitate innovation, manage change, and foster team building to provide the highest quality product for our word-class diagnostics laboratory!

Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm.

  • Responsible for the development and execution of the laboratory structure and organization
  • Maintained continuous lab operations with integrity and validity for all laboratory activities
  • Oversee the personnel, service levels, budget, quality measures for the laboratory operation
  • Responsible for the hiring and development of the laboratory leadership team
  • Participate in succession planning as well as development and promotion plans
  • Focus on strengthening individuals and their capabilities to build a leadership pipeline
  • Maintain quality accuracy and ensure all quality monitors meet laboratory objectives
  • Ensure that prompt corrective action is taken for all lab audit findings or deficiencies noted
  • Serve as a laboratory departmental liaison during regulatory inspections and/or client audits
  • Consistent communication with Senior Leadership to ensure they are aware of relevant matters
  • Responsible for maintaining suitable staffing levels throughout the lab and satellite locations
  • Ensure that the laboratory passes all audits and maintains appropriate regulatory status
  • Enforce applicable policies and procedures throughout the entire laboratory operation

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related life science
  • Minimum 6 years of clinical laboratory experience within a supervisory or management role
  • ASCP, AMT, or any other relevant laboratory certifications are a plus
  • Prior experience in a high volume, large hospital environment
  • Familiar with new laboratory instrumentation and equipment automation
  • Strong working knowledge of supply chain operations and expense control
  • Ability to communicate with a heavy customer focus when working with client leadership
  • Previous experience managing multiple locations is highly 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

This site requires workers to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Labcorp will consider reasonable accommodations If you are in need of an exemption due to a medical contraindication/disability or religious belief.

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!

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

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