Molecular Laboratory Supervisor-Mobile Lab
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Molecular Laboratory Supervisor-Mobile Lab

Iselin, NJ

At GENETWORx Laboratory, we improve the health and wellness of lives around the world through dedicated research, experienced scientists, 21-st century technology, and in-depth diagnostics. Healthcare is personal and as such, the future needs to be, too. By intersecting genetic testing with personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics, we’re positioning our patients and empowering physicians with more precise, individualized, effective results.
As a leader in precision COVID-19 testing, GENETWORx provides unparalleled support, results, and clarity during these uncertain times. GENETWORx has armed healthcare providers, employers and universities with rapid and accurate COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing which is essential for reopening businesses and communities.

2 Weekend Shifts Available (24 hr schedule; additional hours available during the week if candidate would like FT)

Weekend Day 7am-7pm or Weekend Night 7pm-7am

Under managerial direction, this position is responsible for complex laboratory procedures and has authority over testing personnel. This classification requires extensive knowledge of science and laboratory procedures, specialized molecular diagnostic laboratory tests, blood test procedures, and medical terminology to perform specialized medical laboratory diagnostic tests. The Lab General Supervisor will be responsible for employee training and development, preparation and supervision of validation protocols and procedures, and completion of validation reports and monitoring and maintaining inventory.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise, direct, plan, develop, implement, evaluate and oversee the execution of daily operations of the high complexity testing in a molecular diagnostic laboratory.
  • The supervisor of high-complexity testing must be accessible to the laboratory as needed for on-site, telephone, or electronic consultation.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day supervision or oversight of the laboratory operation and personnel performing testing and reporting test results.
  • Provide resolution of technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established by the laboratory Director and Technical Supervisor/Manager.
  • Monitor test performance and manage QA/QC Markers and proficiency testing through CAP the proficiency program.
  • Ensure that remedial actions are taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • Provide orientation of testing personnel.
  • Maintain medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; develop operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensure staff compliance; certify instrument performance; arrange equipment replacement, service, and repair.
  • Maintain medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Maintain medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; testing; writing user manuals; training employees; maintaining security and confidentiality.
  • Facilitate the implementation of new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress in accordance with management direction.
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintain compliant with state and professional continuing education requirements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution and 5 years of pertinent clinical laboratory experience with at least 2 years working at the Technologist level in high-complexity testing, specifically Molecular (DNA based) analysis. Or Masters and 3 years or PhD and 1 year
  • Must be licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor in the state of NJ
  • Previous supervisory experience of Laboratory personnel
  • Must satisfy the requirements for General Supervisor under CLIA
  • Have previously qualified or could have qualified as a general supervisor prior to 2/28/1992.
  • Knowledge of PCR based procedures and PCR contamination control required.

Competencies

  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Interact and communicate in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the Laboratory, and the public.
  • Ability to effectively supervise personnel and complete all associated personnel actions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to maintain and repair analytical instrumentation.
  • Ability to maintain inventory of chemicals and laboratory equipment.

Work Environment

May work in a variety of laboratory environments at Biosafety Levels I or II. They spend much of their time on their feet, actively working with patient samples on complex equipment

Compensation: TBD

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