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Lab Manager - Cytology

Company: Labcorp
Location: Burlington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Cytology Laboratory Manager to join our team in Burlington, NC. This on-site position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the clinical laboratory testing for the technical and support functions in cytology (both in our core regional laboratory and remote site(s) within the Atlantic Division).
The Cytology 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.
In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp of "Improving Health and Improving Lives".
Job Duties/Responsibilities
Direct the daily operational activities of the Cytology department; both the technical and support functions
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, Quality Management, 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
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Minimum 6 years of experience in a clinical laboratory as Cytotechnologist
Successful competition of an accredited Cytology program
ASCP Cytotechnologist certification is required.
Prior supervisor experience managing several direct reports
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
Monday - Friday (7:00am - 4:00pm)
Req: 21-94722

Keywords: Labcorp, Burlington , Lab Manager - Cytology, Executive , Burlington, North Carolina

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