Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Molecular Lab Manager for a Direct Hire opportunity in Louisville, KY
SUMMARY
The Molecular Lab Manager manages all aspects of the work performed in the business unit including but not limited to COVID-19 testing, waste water testing, qPCR QC testing of Oligos, NGS QC testing of Oligos.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensuring compliance with all accrediting agency requirements.
  • Monitoring testing to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained.
  • Handling interviews, hiring, and training of new staff. Scheduling shifts for lab employees.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and instrument maintenance monitoring.
  • Ability to develop new protocols and implement publicly available protocols quickly.
  • Document writing and document control as needed by the lab director.
  • Aligning laboratory projects and processes towards meeting company-wide goals.
  • Analyzing needs for new equipment and assessing efficacy of proposed instrument acquisitions.
  • Analyzing requests for new tests.
  • Assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • In the event of non-conformance's, ensuring that results of test examinations are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning.
  • Ensuring adequacy of training and competency assessment protocols in the labs.
  • Annually evaluating and documenting the performance of all testing personnel.
  • Reviewing Proficiency testing performance.
  • Reviewing and releasing of results as needed.
  • Serve as a mentor to laboratory staff.
  • Promote interdepartmental cooperation toward meeting company-wide goals.
  • Partner with laboratory operations director to promote a culture of trust and transparency and drive strategic initiatives.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Meet 1 of the following combinations:
    • PhD in a chemical, physical or biological science + 2 years of experience in a CLIA accredited clinical laboratory in molecular.
    • Master’s degree in a chemical, physical or biological science + 3 years of experience in a CLIA accredited clinical laboratory, 2 of which must be in molecular.
    • Medical technologist + 4 years of experience in a CLIA accredited clinical laboratory, 2 of which must be in molecular.
  • Willing to work 2nd or 3rd shift as needed.
  • Working knowledge of Document Control system.
  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Thorough understanding of CLIA, CAP, NYS regulatory requirements.

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