Laboratory Corporation of America Technical Director I- Itasca, Illinois in Itasca, Illinois
Litholink, a subsidiary of LabCorp, is a leading clinical laboratory serving patients suffering from kidney stone disease. Litholink is seeking a technical director with experience in clinical chemistry to oversee the development of Litholink as a Center of Excellent for Kidney Stone disease. Litholink provides testing of 24 hr urine samples and crystallographic analysis of kidney stones. Litholink is active in pharmaceutical clinical trials and participates in research projects with academic leaders in kidney stone disease from around the country. This individual will be involved with overall operation, administration, quality assurance programs, and clinical trials. Opportunities to participate and publish research projects, if interested.
Critical skills include: the ability to relate professionally with laboratory staff, ability to build relationships with clients, strong analytical abilities, willingness to learn new techniques such as infrared spectroscopy for kidney stone analysis, organizational skills, ability to train employees and guide employee advancement, written and verbal communications, supervisory skills.
PHD. or M.D. with experience in Clinical Chemistry or other appropriate laboratory training or experience
Interest and ability to work with clients who are thought leaders in the field of kidney stone disease
Leadership skills to work with lab staff, including staff education and career development
Experience within a clinical lab, understanding assay validation, quality control, proficiency testing, regulatory requirements
Interest in developing expertise in the field of kidney stone disease
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.