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Molecular Laboratory Supervisor

Accu Reference Medical Laboratory Linden ,NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
Job Description

 Position Title: Molecular Laboratory Supervisor

Job Status: Full-Time

Reports to: Senior Director Molecular Diagnostics & Pharmacogenetics

FLSA Status: Exempt Position

Summary:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of BS in life sciences and/or medical technology
  • Minimum of 6 years of laboratory experience as a medical technologist in a

Clinical environment

  • Minimum of two years of supervisor experience directly supervising

Other laboratory personnel in a Molecular laboratory

  • ASCP certification and automation experience are a plus (but not required)

DUTIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Accessible to testing personnel at all times that testing is performed
  • Provide day-to-day supervision and oversight of the department
  • Must be on-site
  • Monitors test analyses to ensure acceptable levels of analytic performance is maintained
  • Resolve technical issues and ensure remedial actions are taken
  • Ensure results are accurate
  • Provide orientation and training of all testing personnel
  • Annual evaluation/competency of all testing personnel
  • Maintain adequate staffing
  • Perform scheduling, planning, staffing and monitoring of workflow to meet

Established goals

  • Maximize efficiency and stay within budgetary goals
  • Maintain adequate turnaround times
  • Support, implement, and ensure compliance
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Maintain proper sample handling
  • Report concerns to a superior
  • Generate and maintain proper SOPs, lab policies, CAP proficiency testing, training and competency forms
  • Participate in supervisory training classes (when available)
  • Successfully pass any and all regulatory tests, proficiencies, etc.
  • Perform other tasks as specified by senior management
  • Inventory management and supplies organization in the lab
  • Laboratory cost calculation and capacity plan for volume increase and lab expansion

Certification and Licensure:

ASCP, AMT certification or NYS license preferred

Work Environment:

  • Environmentally controlled clinical laboratory environment
  • Fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations
  • Frequent exposure to bodily fluids
  • Possible exposure to infectious specimens, communicable diseases, hazardous and toxic substances, and other conditions common to a laboratory environment
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves or a faceshield
  • Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members, providers, patients, regulatory and accrediting agencies, and other members of the public

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, carrying and speaking
  • Occasional sitting, reaching, bending and stooping
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds, with assistance if needed
  • Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy and fax machine and phone
  • OSHA Category 1
Company Description
Accu Reference is a state-of-the-art medical testing laboratory service that provides a complete range of tests for diagnosis, screening or evaluation of diseases and health conditions. We are certified under the federal government’s Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and operate in compliance with all governmental regulations. We use the latest diagnostic technology.

Accu Reference Medical Laboratory

Why Work Here?

Essential business, growing now with strong benefits.

Accu Reference is a state-of-the-art medical testing laboratory service that provides a complete range of tests for diagnosis, screening or evaluation of diseases and health conditions. We are certified under the federal government’s Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and operate in compliance with all governmental regulations. We use the latest diagnostic technology. Accu Reference is an equal opportunity employer.

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