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NeoGenomics is looking for a Laboratory Manager in the Anatomic Pathology department at our new global headquarters in Fort Myers, FL.
NeoGenomics Laboratories is comprised of a national team of experts in developing and delivering laboratory diagnostic and clinical trial services with a focus in cancer. Together, we work to solve the medical, scientific, and logistical challenges of making precise diagnoses, aiding in bringing new therapies to market and finding the unusual hallmarks of each patient's disease that point the way to proper treatment.
As an employer, we promise to provide you with a purpose driven mission in which you have the opportunity to save lives by improving patient care through the extraordinary work you perform. Together, we will become the world's leading cancer reference laboratory.
The Laboratory Manager has the overall responsibility for the planning, coordination, evaluation, and supervision of all technical and/or operational activities and personnel in the laboratory. The Manager is responsible for performing duties to meet quality assurance, safety and accreditation requirements in the laboratory. The Laboratory Manager also oversees a variety of projects that can be assigned by the Director of Laboratory Operations or Medical Laboratory Director.
Under the direction of and in the absence of the Director of Laboratory Operations or Medical Laboratory Director, the Laboratory manager ensures adequate performance of all laboratory operations and procedures
Presents data and/or information across all levels including the lab, department, division, and corporate, and proficiently answers questions from all groups of staff, managers, and clients
Recommends and endorses test methods to include validation, documentation and implementation of test systems
Initiates and monitors quality assurance programs for the laboratory; assures compliance with regulations
Reports any problem cases and/or abnormal findings to the Medical Laboratory Director to ensure timely resolution and/or follow up
Ensures the quality of service provided by the department meets the requirements of both internal and external clients; ensures all internal and external requests are resolved or addressed
Ensures Federal, State, and corporate standards, policies, and guidelines for the efficient management of the laboratory are being followed
Ensures quality control and compliance procedures are followed and QC reports are up to date
Ensures that Medical Director or designee receives all documents due for annual review or pertain to newly instituted process changes for required review and signature.
Oversees, plans, and prepares for inspections in conjunction with the Laboratory Supervisor
Sets department objectives and performance goals; monitors personnel and resource utilization on an ongoing basis and makes adjustments in staffing to facilitate achievement of the goals and objectives
Oversees and/or participates in personnel management activities for the department; selects and hires personnel; conducts or guides supervisor in selection interviews, hiring, motivating and training staff
Conducts or guides supervisor in performance appraisals, documenting deficiencies, developing plans for improvement and counseling employees
Monitors laboratory work performance to determine staff resources utilization; reviews monthly work statistics and budget reports; establishes work performance standards and adjusts staffing levels as needed
Evaluates and makes determinations on new laboratory equipment to stay abreast of new technology; assess and selects vendors for materials and services used by the department; evaluates various test methodology for use in the department
Ensures that a safe working environment is maintained and that safe work practices are employed
Maintains advanced knowledge of CAP/CLIA requirements and is knowledgeable with the specialty requirements within those organizations for assigned discipline
Accountable for the operation of a 24 hour function, including responding to emergencies, and attendance at meetings outside of working hours as needed
Education, Experience & Qualifications
Master of Arts or Master of Science Degree from an accredited institution with a major in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences, and subsequent to graduation, has had at least four years of pertinent laboratory experience of which not less than two years have been spent working in a clinical laboratory with the doctoral level.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences with the addition of the successful completion of a course of at least 1 year experience/training/training course in assigned specialty.
At least 6 years of pertinent clinical laboratory experience subsequent to qualifying with 2 of those years spent working in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level.
At least 8 (eight) or more years experience (high complexity testing) preferred in the assigned specialty. (A minimum of two (2) year of internal service in the designated specialty as a Laboratory Supervisor is typically required for promotion to this level)
At least 4 (four) or more years of direct supervision in a clinical lab
ASCP HT or HTL Certification Required
FL: current state supervisor level license to perform laboratory testing required or eligibility for certification required