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Lab Supervisor I for Consumer Genetics

Company: Labcorp
Location: Burlington
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to looking to embark on a new challenge in your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Lab Supervisor I in Burlington NC. 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: Improving Health, Improving Lives.
Consumer Genetics is one of the world's largest genotyping facilities, having genotyped millions of samples for SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) analysis since 2013. SNPs are single base changes in DNA that give rise to genetic variation. This Consumer Genetics supervisor position will oversee custom client, QC testing, clinical trials, and future NIS4 bench and will have direct reports on multiple shifts.
The schedule for this position will be: 1st shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00sm-5:00pm. Flexibility for early start time or late departure.

  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Medical Technology or related life science.
  • Minimum 6+ years of clinical diagnostic laboratory experience. Must meet CLIA requirements.
  • ASCP/AMT certifications not required but preferred.
  • Prior leadership experience.
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; able to pass a standardized color vision test, as required by a test performed.
    Job Duties/responsibilities:
    • Assigns, directs, oversees, and reviews the work of employees to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, safety requirements and SOPs.
    • Provides onsite, telephone or electronic consultation to laboratory personnel as needed.
    • Functions as an integral member of the team.
    • Ensures participation in an approved external and/or internal proficiency testing program commensurate with the testing services offered.
    • Resolves technical problems and ensures remedial actions are taken in the event of test or process deviation.
    • Notifies Laboratory Manager or Technical Director of non-conforming events.
    • Ensures staff has training, resources and tools to achieve their responsibilities.
    • Evaluates the competency of all testing personnel and assures that the staff maintains their competency to perform test procedures and report test results promptly, accurately and proficiently.
    • Develops plans/projects to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness and to implement new testing platforms as needed
    • Notifies Laboratory Manager and/or Laboratory Director of delays in TAT and test performance.
    • Motivates staff to perform optimally and maintains a cooperative work environment.
    • Facilitates and resolves employee conflict when needed.
    • Coaches, mentors and develops staff.
    • Cooperates fully and completely with all efforts to implement and enforce LabCorp's Corporate Integrity Program.
    • Maintains professional interaction with all staff; supports other team members; motivates others in a positive manner; participates in organizing the work and the workplace; researches/resolves testing, specimen and employee problems and trains staff.
    • Maintains accountability of the department inventory/supply management system to ensure regulatory compliance and fiscal responsibility.
    • Monitors the emergency supply orders and takes action to remediate the need, as appropriate.
    • The knowledge of personal protection measures & hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulations limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.

      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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