Laboratory Manager

Bristol, PA

Posted: 11/15/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 488.18CM Pay Rate: 70,000 - 120,000

Laboratory Manager

The Laboratory Manager will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the technical and analytical activities of the laboratory personnel
  • Negotiate new/existing contracts with vendors
  • Organize / assign work to appropriate staff
  • Provide technical and professional support to testing personnel
  • Check inventory and order consumables for the laboratory
  • Validate new instruments and new assays
  • Create, revise or discontinue laboratory SOPs
  • Interact with government and other agencies (e.g. State Health Department, CAP, DEA, OSHA, NY DOH, etc.) as appropriate
  • Implement and maintain the standards of the accreditation body
  • Organize educational/training/safety activities for technical and non-technical personnel
  • Monitor performance, check instrument maintenance logs and maintenance activities
  • Perform and provide instructions to technical personnel when necessary
  • Participate in monthly meetings with Medical Director
  • Review monthly quality improvement indicators’ data
  • Update quality indicators and/or benchmarks as needed
  • Monitor PT performance and corrective actions taken as appropriate
  • Perform duties of technologist as necessary
  • Interact with the reference laboratories to ensure quality of the results
  • Set up/updates LIS
  • Approve/Deny day off request for technical personnel, and make schedule changes as needed
  • Participate in selection of appropriate technical personnel

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree prefer Master or Ph.D. degree – Genetics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related
  • Strong technologist skills are required in all the section of the laboratory including: molecular diagnostics, chemistry, toxicology, microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, endocrinology, therapeutic drug monitoring, diagnostic immunology, syphilis serology, etc.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working in a large volume clinical laboratory. This position requires initiative, technical excellence, attention to detail and flexibility.  Candidates should be prepared to travel to assist in the training of sales staff, accompanying sales staff on sales calls to clients, and educating clients and staff on the different modalities and practices of diagnostic testing, along with education on new test offerings.  This highly motivated individual will enjoy working in a fast-paced, evolving and growing, dynamic team environment.
  • ASCP certification preferred
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to read, understand, and comply with detailed procedures that ensure the safety of all
  • Must be flexible to work different shifts, such as Saturdays and evenings based on the needs of the lab
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently, following detailed work instructions, and as part of a cohesive team that together completes daily sample intake and processing in a timely manner
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties to meet timelines
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills are essential
  • Detail-oriented and conscientious

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:

 


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 

 

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   

 

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!

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