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Director of Lab Operations

Lighthouse Lab Services has teamed up with a first class health system just east of L.A. We are looking for someone to take over as their new Director of Lab Operations/Technical Supervisor for their Core Laboratory.

This is a unique opportunity in that this is not your ordinary core lab. This lab will also have a large contract research component to it. It will also provide the person who steps into this role the opportunity to take on the challenge of marketing and client acquisition if they so choose. 

The technical supervisor, as designated by the laboratory director, must be accessible to the laboratory as needed for on site, telephone, or electronic consultation and is responsible for the technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory. The technical supervisor is responsible for performing and recording competency assessment for high complexity testing. The duties for performing the competency assessment may be delegated, in writing, to individuals meeting general supervisor qualifications for high complexity testing. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

-Selection of test methodology
-Establishment or verification of laboratory test performance specifications
-Enrollment and participation in proficiency testing
-Establishment of a quality control program to monitor ongoing test performance.
-Resolution of technical problems and ensuring that remedial actions are taken.
-Ensuring that patient results are not reported until corrective actions are taken, and test systems are functioning properly.
-Identification of training needs
-Review document change orders
-Review equipment validation
-Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

-MD or DO with a current medical license¹ and 1 year training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty; OR
Doctoral degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical, or biological science with 1 year training and experience in the respective specialty; OR Master's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical, or biological science and 2 years training and
experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty; OR
Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical, or biological science and 4 years training and experience in high-complexity testing in the respective specialty preferred.
 

About Us: 

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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