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Laboratory Corporation of America COVID Molecular Lab Supervisor - 2nd Shift Westborough, MA in Westborough, Massachusetts

Are you an experienced Lab Supervisor looking for a new challenge? Are you detail oriented, process focused, and enjoy leading others? Are you looking for an industry leading company that offers growth and stability? LabCorp is seeking a Laboratory Supervisor to join our team in Westborough, MA! In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives" as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

As you may know, LabCorp was the first national laboratory to launch molecular testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 and we have performed over 33 million PCR tests to date.

The Lab Supervisor position focuses primarily on COVID-19 PCR testing in the Molecular department of our Clinical Laboratory, where you will perform both automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used for the diagnosis and management of COVID-19. Assays performed in this department include both automated and manual testing, Qualitative and Quantitative PCR, with the overall goal of providing results that can be used for the diagnosis and management of a wide range of infections using real-time PCR detection of nucleic acid.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operations of assigned laboratory group to ensure that specimens are properly shipped and received, tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and results are reported in a timely manner

  • Monitor daily workflow in the lab, plan/ schedule for adequate assay coverage, and troubleshoot/ escalate problems, as necessary

  • Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory testing staff.

  • Assist with the hiring of qualified, enthusiastic employees, including technical and non-technical team members

  • Monitor time tracking system for employees and ensuring attendance expectations are being met

  • Engage in continuous process and service improvement

  • Provide technical troubleshooting and decision making

  • Ensure QC and maintenance of all laboratory equipment

  • Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations based on thorough evaluation of technical, quality and efficiency impact

  • Assist with monitoring sample progression and respond to sample status inquiries from customer service as needed

  • Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations

  • Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation/compliance requirements

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, local trends, and any emergency management

  • Meet regularly with direct reports. Provide coaching and constructive feedback, and career development discussions.

  • Write and deliver performance reviews and build a positive CRL team environment

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field

  • ASCP certification preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of clinical laboratory experience required

  • Previous supervisor experience preferred

  • Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking, solid organizational skills, and ability to be flexible

  • Knowledge of CLIA, JCAHO, CAP and state regulations a plus

Shift

2

Schedule

2nd shift (Tue-Sa 3p-1130p)

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.

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