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Lab Manager - Northern Miami/Ft. Lauderdale

Company: Labcorp
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

This position includes a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus! (External candidates only)

Labcorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Manager to join our team in Miami, FL. This position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the clinical laboratory testing for 6 satellite labs located in the Northern Miami/Ft. Laurderdale region. Additionally, the Laboratory Manager will create, implement, and manage the policies, procedures and practices for optimal performance of the clinical diagnostics laboratory. This is a great leadership opportunity, where you will have the opportunity to facilitate innovation, manage change, and foster teambuilding to provide the highest quality product for our word-class diagnostics laboratory!

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Direct the daily operational activities of the satellite laboratories; both the technical and non-technical operations
  • Effectively manage the staffing of the department and monitor the production schedule to ensure adequate coverage and proper use of overtime, and adjust as needed
  • Directly supervisor, train, and mentor laboratory supervisors and have ownership and responsibility for all departmental staff
  • Ensure the diagnostics laboratory provides market leading service levels, meeting the needs of our clients and corporate service metrics established for TAT
  • Resolve client inquiries and operational issues in a timely manner by consulting with the Medical Director, Technical Director, QA, other laboratory managers, discipline directors, laboratory directors or corporate operations
  • Ensure laboratory is compliant with corporate, state and federal regulatory requirements (CAP, CLIA, State, ISO, etc) related to personnel safety and quality of laboratory testing as well as professional conduct
  • Assist with developing and implementing laboratory procedures and installation of equipment and methods
  • Manage staff including recruiting & hiring qualified and enthusiastic employees, performance management, training and development
  • Ensure effective communication with leadership, clients, sales, corporate operations, as well as direct reports and all departmental staff
  • Conduct departmental meetings and ensure appropriate departmental communication
  • Investigate deviations from established procedures to ensure effective corrective action
  • Maintain technical knowledge in the assigned department(s) for the laboratory testing
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Technologist in a clinical diagnostics laboratory
  • Prior experience in a hospital environment is a plus; Chemistry and Hematology is preferred
  • Previous experience managing several direct reports including people leaders is required
  • Florida state license eligibility required
  • ASCP certification is highly preferred
  • Experience in a high volume clinical laboratory environment is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP and relevant state regulations
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • Proven success in training and developing both technical and non-technical employees
  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions under minimal supervision
  • 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
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

In order to ensure the safety of our patients , this position requires as part of the post-offer onboarding process, successful completion of medical surveillance testing which includes: TB testing; proof of immunity or vaccination for Hepatitis B, Varicella, and MMR; proof of vaccination for COVID-19 (must be fully vaccinated: at least two weeks or more following receipt of the second dose in a two-dose series, or two or more weeks following receipt of a single-dose vaccine); annual flu vaccination; and color blind deficiency testing (if required by position). Labcorp will consider reasonable accommodations If you are in need of an exemption due to a medical contraindication/disability or sincerely-held religious belief.

Keywords: Labcorp, Fort Lauderdale , Lab Manager - Northern Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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