Molecular Laboratory Supervisor
 New York, NY
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Position Description

  • Work in clinical laboratory setting.
  • Teach and train technologists in proper test application and performance.
  • Assist technologists in performing assays when needed.
  • Define the quality control measures for all assays and equipment; to review all equipment maintenance records on a monthly basis; to review all worksheets on specific assay runs; to document problems and monitor trends.
  • Conduct technologist's competence and performance reviews and to recognize strengths and deficiencies and provide suggestions for improvements.
  • Keep the laboratory up-to-date on new testing and technologies by attending workshops and special seminars or conferences.
  • Assist director in various QC/QA/QI programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow College of American Pathology (CAP), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Clinical laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulatory policies.
  • Day-to-day supervision of test performance by testing personnel.
  • Monitoring examinations to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained.
  • Assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratorys established performance specifications.
  • In the event of non-conformance, ensuring that results of test examinations are not reporting until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning.
  • Providing training to personnel.
  • Help annual evaluation and documentation of the performance of all testing personnel.
  • Participation and Documentation of Proficiency Test Program.
  • Calibration and Maintenance of Lab Equipment.
  • Purchasing Lab consumables and their verification.
  • Monitoring temperature controlled spaces.
  • Assist Section Laboratory Directors in maintaining personnel files.
  • To assist technologists in performing assays when needed.
  • Attend lab quality control and safety meetings to be informed of current lab and hospital safety policies.
  • Maintain clinical competency and current professional knowledge by reading relevant journal articles and attending trainings.
  • Perform other related duties.

Minimum Education

A Bachelors degree (B.A or B.S) in a scientific discipline.

Minimum Related Experience

Six years of previous laboratory work Experience.