Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. Core Lab Supervisor in Austin, Texas
Position Summary: Oversee Special Chemistry, Immunology, and Coagulation sections
Assume leadership and mentorship role in overseeing the technical and operational aspects of the diverse Esoteric Testing Laboratory
Supervise staff in the day-to-day operations of sample processing, data analysis, etc.
Assist in the hiring, training and promotionof laboratory staff
Drive a culture of operational and quality continuous improvement
May spend a small percentage of time performing assays to support full-time production staff
Drive continuous improvement initiatives throughout the laboratory
Engage Business Analyst to create reports to analyz and improve workflow, TAT, and reduced re-run rates
Grow and develop staff in order to increase overall knowledge-base
Ensure sufficient cross-training takes place in order to guarantee that production coverage is always consistent
Develop operational tools to ensure FTE and equipment capacity remain at a sufficient level in order to maintain service delivery obligations
Communicate and present to upper management the development of continuous improvement projects
Maintain inventory level for current and forecasted production fluctuations
Track inventory usage and be able to articulate fluctuations in P&L statements withrespect to costs
Ensure continuing education and competencies are up-to-date for all personnel
Ensure laboratory is audit ready for any accrediting bodies that perform external audits
Facilitate internal audits with the Quality Department
Ability to maintain competency in order to support benches in a scheduled manner
Fulfills all other duties as assigned
Experience: 2 years of laboratory management
To include management of multiple areas of laboratory
Development/validation of assays a plus
Experience in hematology/coagulation testing preferred.
Education: Bachelors masters or PhD in science related field.
Skills: The ability to communicate effectively both orally and written. The ability to coordinate multiple resources effectively. The skill set of exuding leadership at all levels.
Shift: First shift