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Laboratory Supervisor

Proteus Labs
Birmingham, AL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description


We’re looking for a Lab Supervisor to help with day-to-day operations for our molecular testing laboratory!

We’re looking for a highly driven, motivated, and experienced Molecular Lab Supervisor to supervise, direct, and coordinate a clinical testing lab. As an expert on process and compliance, you will be the go-to person in the lab to ensure results are produced at a high level. The successful candidate will have patience, empathy, time management, and professionalism to ensure the lab and the employees within are efficient and well-managed. This position is primarily to cover an overnight shift Tuesday through Saturday beginning each morning approximately around 3-4 am.



  • Perform PCR runs, analyze data, and prepare technical reports according to standard operating procedures
  • Adhere to and follow guidelines, policies, and procedures set forth by CLIA
  • Direct supervision of all laboratory staff, logistical processes, functions, and implementation of new policies and procedures
  • Ensure that systems used for testing provide quality laboratory services for all phases of testing (including pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic).
  • Ensure that the laboratory facilities (physical setting and environmental conditions) are suitable for the tests being performed and provide a safe work area in which employees are protected from physical, chemical, and biologic hazards.
  • Ensure that the laboratory’s test systems have the capability of providing the quality results necessary for patient care.
  • Ensure that laboratory personnel are performing the test methods as required for accurate and reliable results.
  • Ensure that the quality control and quality assurance programs are developed and maintained to assure quality testing and to identify failures in quality as they occur.
  • Ensure that acceptable standards of testing performance are established and maintained
  • Ensure that corrective actions are taken and documented whenever deviations from performance standards are identified and that patient test results are reported only when the testing is functioning properly.
  • Provide resolution of technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established by the laboratory Director and Technical Supervisor/Manager.


Requirements, Education, and Experience

  • Previous experience with direct supervision of Laboratory personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage projects and change with strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage change, stand/walk for extended periods, and maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must meet requirements for General Supervisor under CLIA:
    • PhD in one of the chemicals, physical or biological sciences must have two years of clinical laboratory experience OR
    • With a master’s degree in one of the chemicals, physical or biological sciences, the candidate must have at least 4 years of laboratory experience with at least 2 of those years spent working in a clinical molecular laboratory OR
    • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related biological science/clinical field must have at least 6 years of clinical laboratory experience with a Nationally recognized certification as the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or Medical Technologist (MT)
Company Description
Proteus Genomics is a high complexity CLIA clinical reference lab in Birmingham, AL that specializes in pharmacogenetic testing. Our leadership team has over 30 years of experience in PGx, cancer genetics and research. Our clinical experts have successfully tested thousands of patients with 99% accuracy. We seek to partner with other highly complex CLIA labs to enable them to offer pharmacogenetic testing to their current populations or customer base. Because of our efficiency and expertise, we will be able to give our customers a competitive advantage in the market place. Our technology platform has the flexibility to accommodate the simplest of needs as well as those that may be deemed too challenging to other molecular labs. Proteus has the expertise to customize solutions for our clients, enabling them to deliver the highest quality results with the confidence and standards that this healthcare environment demands. The investments that we have made for the future enable us to be one of the most responsive, creative laboratories in the country. We can validate and refine testing on new genes or SNPs with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Proteus Labs


Birmingham, AL



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