Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with an Independent reference laboratory located in New Orleans, LA that focuses on molecular NGS and infectious disease laboratory testing. They are looking for a Lab Operations Manager to come in and organize the company by managing day to day operations. This lab is not yet live and we're looking for someone with previous experience in a start up environment. They plan to run women's health, RPP, Wound, and UTI panels as well as others. 
The person will need to have experience building laboratories or implementing new technologies and methodologies. As well as personnel management and business management experience. Will be responsible for validating Quant Studio and Genexus equipment. 

Other Responsibilities;
– Ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies such as CLIA and COlA
– Troubleshooting Molecular instrumentation
– Manages multiple departments within the company
– Manage day to day operations including staffing, budgeting, laboratory finances, training of new employees, etc.
-Establishes both short and long-term goals for the Clinical Laboratory Department and prepares corresponding strategic and annual financial plans, ensuring budget variances are within acceptable limits. Establishes capital equipment budgets for laboratory equipment.
-Ensures quick turn around times
Preferred Profile;
– MB(ASCP) certified
– Master's Degree in Molecular Biology
– Experience with Thermo Fisher Quant Studio and BioFire

– Lousiana state license (can be obtained within 6 months)
Salary and Benefits;
– 80-100k but flexible for the right person!
– Health, Vision, Dental
– PTO and Holidays

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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