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Lab Manager I for Special Chemistry

Company: Laboratory Corporation of America
Location: Burlington
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a leader with expertise in Special Chemistry lab testing? 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 Lab Manager I to join our team in Burlington NC. This position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the clinical laboratory testing for the Special Chemistry. Additionally, the Laboratory Manager will assist to 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!

The Special Chemistry Department at the Center for Esoteric Testing in Burlington, NC is composed of four separate sections: Electrophoresis , Esoteric and Rare Testing (ERT), Chromatography, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR). Overall, there are over 80 different procedures with varying methodologies performed in Special Chemistry. A total of over 2.9 M tests are performed by this department each year. As a supervisor you will assign, oversee, and review the work of employees as well as direct all phases of work, quality, service, and costs.

Requirements:

  • Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science
  • Minimum 7 years of clinical laboratory experience in a leadership role
  • Experience in LCMS
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Must be able to work in and promote a team oriented environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    The schedule for this position will be: 1st shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

    Job Duties/Responsibilities
    • Direct the daily operational activities of the Special Chemistry Lab Department; 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
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Keywords: Laboratory Corporation of America, Burlington , Lab Manager I for Special Chemistry, Executive , Burlington, North Carolina

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