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Technical Director for Consumer Genetics - Lab Operations

Company: Labcorp Diagnostics, Labcorp
Location: Burlington
Posted on: March 9, 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 Technical Director for the Consumer Genetics Laboratory in Burlington NC! 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. In this position, the Technical Director is Responsible for the overall operations, administration, and quality assurance programs of several departments within designated areas, in accordance with state and federal standards and administrative policies of laboratories. Recommends changes for laboratory to improve performance and/or correct any deficiencies as needed. Gives overall direction and serves as technical advisor to assigned clinical laboratories. The working schedule for this position will be: 1at shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality of results accuracy for all testing, including personnel and instrument performance.
  • Effectively communicate with clients, physicians, pathologists, Medical Directors, and laboratory staff.
  • Project credibility and build rapport with medical doctors and LabCorp clients.
  • Consistently provide clients with definitive answers based on technical knowledge or conducted research.
  • Attend client meetings, as necessary, to support business development or address customer's concerns.
  • Work in conjunction with LabCorp's corporate team of Discipline Directors and senior staff from Science and Technology, Supply Chain and National Office of Quality to implement and continuously improve LabCorp's SOPs, Quality and Service goals.
  • Partner with Quality Assurance to ensure continuous compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Guide implementation of new assays and instrumentation.
  • Participate in, review, and approve validation studies, providing accurate and timely data.
  • Remain current with scientific advances and other clinical literature, offering perspectives on improvements, such as effectiveness of patient report. Requirements:
    • PhD in Life Sciences or MD.
    • 1-2 years clinical diagnostic testing or related experience. Must meet CLIA regulations.
    • Ability to pass color vision testing.
    • Must have one of the following certification options below:
    • AAB (American Board of Bioanalysis)
    • ABB (Public Health Microbiology Certification)
    • ABMGG American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics- formerly ABMG)
    • ABMM (American Board of Medical Microbiology) 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. For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see ourPrivacy Statement.

Keywords: Labcorp Diagnostics, Labcorp, Burlington , Technical Director for Consumer Genetics - Lab Operations, Healthcare , Burlington, North Carolina

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