Laboratory Corporation of America Laboratory Manager-Dallas in Dallas, Texas

LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.

Oversees the operations and administration of several departments within a LEVEL I laboratory environment. The Lab Manager is responsible for all aspects of laboratory operations, including technical department, with some involvement with some other in other parts of the supply chain to include accessioning, referrals and specimen management. The incumbent will ensure established procedures and process are followed. The Lab Manager will serve as a liaison between clients and the laboratory, researching and responding in a timely manner. This position will also maintain readiness for inspections to include internal audits, CAP inspections and ISO 15189 surveillence. The Lab Manager will also handle the daily operations reports and meetings, and will keep Senior management apprised of any problems within this operation.

LabCorp Dallas is seeking a dynamic, passionate, and enthusiastic partner to serve as our Technical Laboratory Manager. This individual will be someone who is not afraid to face challenges, solve problems, and manage difficult situations.

Primary Responsibilites

  • Manage daily operations of a large-scale clinical reference laboratory with multiple testing departments (Chemistry, Hematology, Immunoassay, Microbiology, and Special Chemistry)

  • Monitor status of testing, delays, lost specimens, lab accidents, and inform senior management of issues

  • Interact with Sales team for client questions or concerns

  • Conduct daily technical supervisor meetings and oversee daily regional operations meetings

  • Monitor, approve, and make improvements to laboratory expenditures

  • Maintain accountability in technical departments for testing completion, training & competency, staffing & overtime, and supervisory responsibilities

  • Serve as liaison to clients, management, staff, and vendors for resolution of issues

  • Drive continual improvement processes across all departments

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or related discipline

  • 5+ years of progressive supervisory/management experience in a reference laboratory

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements for clinical laboratories (CLIA, CAP)

  • Excellent interpersonal, people management, team building, and mentoring abilities

  • Ability to understand supply chain processes and the interactions between all parts of an operation

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASCP-accredited Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist

  • Experience working in an ISO 15189-accredited laboratory

Requirements

License/Certification/Education: Requires a B.S./B.A. Degree w/3-5 years of experience and must meet CLIA requirements. Preferred requirements are: 5-10 years of experience with a degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry or Biology.

Shift

1

Schedule

M-F 8 AM to 5 PM

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.