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Laboratory Operations Supervisor - Days

Company: Eurofins Viracor
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility: The Laboratory Operations Supervisor is primarily responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the clinical laboratory.
This full-time position will work onsite Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM, with a Saturday rotation and overtime as needed.
Please note we are moving to a new facility in February 2022 and this position will be relocated to Lenexa, KS.
Essential Job Duties:

  • Oversee daily operations in the clinical laboratory and provide overall direction and assistance to associates
  • Administer work schedules and review/approve associate time sheets
  • Work with manager to ensure appropriate staffing of area of responsibility
  • Ensure laboratory associates have thorough understanding of assay theory, troubleshooting, and data analyses by serving as mentor and coach
  • Ensure laboratory associates are up to date at all times with training and competency assessments for their areas of responsibility; perform competency assessments when delegated by Laboratory Technical Supervisor
  • Monitor department productivity and ensure appropriate quality metrics are met (turnaround times, quality events, etc.)
  • Approve clinical laboratory assays that have been submitted prior to results being reported to clients
  • Resolve technical problems and ensure that appropriate corrective and preventive actions are taken when deficiencies or errors are found for both the clinical laboratory and/or medical device products as appropriate
  • Perform annual review of SOPs not requiring revision and relevant to those laboratory methods for which they have direct operational responsibility to determine if they continue to be accurate and applicable, as required
  • Identify inefficiencies in processes, workflow, and throughput and implement process improvements to minimize waste
  • Proactively develop plans to meet future departmental needs
  • Perform testing as necessary in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory Scientist job description
  • Support the lab manager in conducting effective and productive team meetings
  • Provide primary source of information and assistance to other departments as needed
  • Interview and select candidates for open Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions when needed
  • Accept, complete and report on special assignments within the agreed upon timeframe
  • Other duties as assigned by management
    QualificationsEssential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • BS or BA in biological, physical, chemical, or clinical laboratory science 6 years experience in a high complexity laboratory setting
    • Will be working on automated and manual platforms
    • Willing to work with potentially infectious human blood and body fluids
    • Requires flexibility in schedule, working hours and days (potentially including weekends) outside of normal schedule when necessary
    • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
    • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
    • Ability to effectively solve problems and make sound independent decisions
    • Analytical judgment, problem solving skills, accuracy and detail oriented
    • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs

Keywords: Eurofins Viracor, Lee's Summit , Laboratory Operations Supervisor - Days, Healthcare , Lees Summit, Missouri

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