Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. Core Lab Supervisor in Austin, Texas

Position Summary: Oversee Special Chemistry, Immunology, and Coagulation sections

Principle Responsibilities:

  • 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