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Molecular Lab Manager
  • Location: Savannah , GA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14367
When you think about Savannah, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it the beautiful coastal landscapes? How about Savannah's rich history? Maybe shopping and restaurants are more you cup of tea; no matter what, Savannah has something for everyone…especially those Molecular Lab Managers looking to make a change.  Interested, you should keep reading! 
Lighthouse Lab Services is representing an independent reference lab near Savannah, GA that is looking to add a Molecular Lab Manager to their roster of awesome employees.  In this role, you'll be responsible for the following:

-Supervise the organization of recruiting and staffing logistics

-Maintain the CLIA licenses current, renewals and any change in directors, or locations, any addition of waived testing. 
-Ensures that the laboratory meets criteria for CLIA and Joint Commission accreditation standards. 
-American Proficiency Testing (API) 
-Supervise this throughout all clinics- across all waived testing.
-Lab instrumentation, purchase, and maintenance oversight
-Maintain all lab policies and procedures for the testing
-Assure all machines are in compliance, maintained and serviced appropriately
-Validates that annual competencies of lab staff and accessioning staff at all locations have been demonstrated and checklist complete 
-Supervise lab personnel and conduct routine reviews 
-Assists in orientation of new hires and new client contracts specific to laboratory protocols and laboratory quality assurance measures
-Provides feedback to the Medical Director regarding testing, Q/A, Q/C, and other testing methods 
-Coordinates with Director of Facilities to ensure proper inventory for laboratory in maintained
-Ensures maintenance of medical, ethical, and legal aspects of laboratory functions
-Assist in coordinating routine trainings with Q/A Director and Training Department
-Responsible for manual audits of temperature logs, daily check list for each room sites, problem species log and training check list
-Work along with CFO to resolve lab billing issues as necessary
-Provide orientation and training to testing personnel and evaluate their performance 
-Work closely with the Laboratory Director to ensure high quality diagnostic testing, a safe work environment, and compliance across all aspects of the laboratory

-Develop, write, review, and implement procedures and policies, as approved by Director or Manager 

-Be onsite to provide direct supervision when high complexity testing is performed by any qualified personnel
-The skills required to assess and verify the validity of patient test results through the evaluation of quality control sample values prior to reporting patient test results • Monitor test analyses to ensure acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained
-Ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from performance specifications 
-Calibrate instrumentation, validate quality of assay, perform maintenance, alignment procedures and quality assurance assays
-Prepare laboratory for inspections and prepare reports as needed
-Demonstrate technical expertise and perform duties of clinical laboratory technologist, as needed
-Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately
-Plan, organize and direct all aspects of human resources management to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees, compliance with company policies, and manage legal aspects of employee/employer relationships
-Direct recruitment and retention program to ensure availability of appropriate staffing resources
-Coordinate the general education programs for all staff in conjunction with the Medical Director and Quality Assurance Coordinator to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
-Assist with benefits administration and ensure documentation for regulatory compliance
-Act as a liaison between leadership executive team and laboratory staff
-Demonstrate thorough knowledge of test methodologies and quality control
-Adhere to proper resource allocation and coordination. Ensuring maximum efficiency in the use of personnel; controlling departmental supply expenses. Manage and share daily workload; use time wisely, providing a productive atmosphere
-Ability to work closely with international counterparts to limit workplace issues due to the multicultural nature of our business
-Ability to coach and mentor team members through the process of understanding the needs and safety of laboratory processes • Adhere to clinical practices and protocol
-Listen and report the pulse employee sentiment and bridge opportunities for employee relationship management 
-Demonstrate sound judgment and reasoning when investigating and solving problems employee concerns and report to Human Resources to ensure proper procedures are followed
-Ability to comply with confidentiality of patient and employees’ records
-Other duties as assigned


Basic Preferred Profile: 

-Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Molecular Biology, Biology or related. 
-ASCP/AMT certification required. 
-5+ years of testing experience in a High Complexity Clinical lab required.
-3+ years of supervisory/management experience in a High Complexity Clinical Lab required. 
-Experience with Molecular Testing highly preferred. 
Salary and Benefits: 
Competitive Salary (Depending on experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-PTO and Sick Leave
-Additional Misc. Benefits
-Relocation Assistance on a case-by-case basis. 
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
About Us: 

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 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


#MP Job ID: 14367

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