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Molecular Laboratory Department Manager
  • Location: The Woodlands, TX
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14726

Lighthouse Lab Services has once again partnered with our top tier client in the Houston area. We are searching for a talented Molecular Department Lab Manager to take over the day-to-day operation of their genetic and high complexity molecular testing. This is the ultimate opportunity to make your mark on a lab that is already in the top of its class. 

What We Offer:

-Depending on Experience salary between $75,000-$85,000
-Schedule of Monday – Friday (8:30 am -5:30 pm)

-Medical benefits – insurance and prescription services
-Dental and Vision Insurance
-Healthcare Flexible Spending account
-COMPANY PAID basic life and AD&D policy
-Voluntary Life, STD, LTD, Critical Illness, Accident
-Education Assistance/Reimbursement
-PTO & 7 company holidays
-401k (matching program in the works!)

What You Do:

-Perform NGS/qPCR development and validation.
-Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in   technical operations
-Assist with monitoring sample progression and respond to sample status   inquiries from customer service as needed
-Provide technical troubleshooting and decision making
-Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations     based on thorough evaluation of technical, quality and efficiency impact
-Keep tract of documentations for CAP/CLIA inspection
-Ensure QC and maintenance of all laboratory equipments
-Perform QC for NGS run, and post run analysis
-Follow and help to develop Standard Operating Protocol (SOP)
-Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory testing staff when needed

What You Need:

-BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory     Science, or related scientific field.
-Direct experience with genomic sequencing (including Next Generation   Sequencing, NGS on Illumina) strongly preferred, 2 years as minimum.
-Experience with pipettes (single and multi), solution preparations, thermal   cyclers, QuantStudios, Bioanalyser, centrifuges, and other equipment for
-NGS/PCR testing and analysis, DNA quantification, and QC of incoming   materials

-Experience with Developing and validating new molecular diagnostic tests,   assays
-Knowledge of CLIA, CAP and state regulations a plus
-Bioinformatic and statistical analysis skills are strong plus
-Previous supervisor experience preferred
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking,   solid organizational skills, and ability to be flexible.


About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 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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