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Lab Manager I

Employer
Labcorp Drug Development
Location
Shawnee Mission, KS
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023

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Sector
Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
Organization Type
Corporate
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Labcorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Manager to join our team in Overland Park, KS

Scope of Work: Lab Manager to oversee clinical operations in the Technical Lab. Ensure efficient workflow and production are being carried out throughout all shifts for OT reduction and meeting TAT goals. Provide technical and operational guidance and support to Technical Supervisors and ensure lab is meeting CAP regulatory requirements. Candidate must have laboratory and leadership experience. Must have ability to relate professional with people, coordinate events, motivate others, train employees have strong organizational and time management skills and strong written and verbal communication skills. 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!

Schedule: Flexible to support business needs

Oversees: Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Specimen Management

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Direct the daily operational activities of the Diagnostics Lab; 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:
  • Requires a B.S./B.A. Degree w/3-5 years of experience and must meet CLIA requirements
  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field
  • Prior supervisor experience managing several direct reports
  • Previous experience managing people leaders is a plus
  • ASCP certification is 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

Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Company bonus where applicable.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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Job Summary
Job number: 2278881
Date posted : 2022-12-19
Profession: Lab Operations
Employment type: Full-Time
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