BioReference Labs Lab Supervisor in Special Coagulation in ELMWOOD PARK, New Jersey
This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.
We are looking for a Laboratory Supervisor to join the team at our laboratory in Elmwood Park, NJ.
The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for management of daily laboratory operations, environment, and work processes according to standard operating procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Is accessible to testing personnel at all times testing is performed to provide on-site, telephone, or electronic support.
Provides day-to day supervision of personnel performing high complexity testing.
Must be on-site to provide direct supervision when high complexity testing is performed by certain individuals.
Monitors test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performances are maintained.
Resolving technical problems and ensuring remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory established performance specifications.
Ensuring patient test results are not reported until corrective action has been taken and test system is functioning properly.
Providing orientation and training to all testing personnel
Annually evaluating and documenting the performance of all testing personnel (competency assessment)
BS in a life science and or Medical Technology
Six (6) or more years of work experience in a clinical laboratory as a Medical Lab Technologist or Clinical Lab Scientist
One (1) or more years of supervisory experience within a laboratory setting
Experience with QC / QA / Regulatory requirements
Experience working the bench in all areas of the core lab (Microbiology, Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, etc.)
Able to perform CBC differentials
Ability to use sound judgement when making decisions
Experience working in a reference laboratory highly desired
ASCP certification is a plus
Experience with Test Validation
BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity