Molecular Laboratory Supervisor

* 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 laboratory's 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 Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S) in a scientific discipline.

Minimum Related Experience

Six years of previous laboratory work Experience.