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Laboratory Corporation of America COVID Laboratory Supervisor (3rd Shift ) - Sign On Bonus $5,000 in San Diego, California

LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor for the Molecular department in San Diego, CA. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives" as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

As you may know, LabCorp was the first national laboratory to launch molecular testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 and we have performed over 18 million PCR tests to date.

The role focuses primarily on COVID-19 PCR testing in the Molecular department of our Clinical Laboratory, where you will perform both automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used for the diagnosis and management of COVID-19. Along with testing thousands of COVID-19 samples per day, we have developed an at-home testing kit to give the public easier access to the diagnostic test. We are also conducting antibody tests which provides information to our patients as to whether they have been exposed to the virus or not. Ultimately, these test results will be studied to better understand the virus in hopes of developing better treatments, and a future vaccine.

The coronavirus is a Biosafety Level 2 disease (BSL2), similar to other blood borne pathogens tested at LabCorp, allowing us to utilize our existing universal safety policies and procedures that protects our employees. All COVID-19 specimens are tested under a hood which protects our employees from being exposed to any vapors, dusts, gases, or fumes from the specimens, as well as any possible splashes to the body. All employees are provided with the proper PPE including face shields and masks, lab coats, and gloves. We strictly enforce the use of PPE at all times, as well as frequently changing and cleaning of all the laboratory equipment. In addition, we have increased the frequency of the cleaning crews within the laboratory to ensure a safe environment for all of our employees. We pride ourselves on the safety measures taken within our facility to protect our employees who are dedicating their time to fighting this virus and making the world a safer place.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Supervise the day to day operations of the department

  • Ensure laboratory tests are accurately performed and results are reported in a timely manner

  • Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory personnel

  • Monitor daily workflow in the lab and schedule adequate assay coverage

  • Responsible for ensuring all shifts in the department are properly staffed

  • Research and resolve any production errors and escalating when necessary

  • Perform quality assurance checks to ensure efficiency and accuracy

  • Prepare and maintain Quality Assurance records and documents

  • Assist with preparation of laboratory specimens for analysis and testing

  • Responsible for administering and managing policies and procedures

  • Process and maintain payroll and personnel files

  • Perform administrative duties as needed

Requirements

This position does offer a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

  • Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Biology, or Medical Technology

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a clinical laboratory

  • California CLS license required

  • ASCP and/or AMT Certifications are a plus

  • Previous experience with molecular based testing is preferred

  • Prior supervisory or leadership experience is preferred

  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures

  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment

  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Shift

3

Schedule

3rd shift: Sunday-Thursday 11:00pm-7:30pm

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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