Full-Time

Supervisor

Natera

Natera

1,001-5,000 employees

Global leader in personalized genetic testing

Biotechnology

$70,000 - $95,000

Bonus, Equity, Fertility Care Benefits, Pregnancy and Baby Bonding Leave

Mid, Senior

Austin, TX, USA

Requirements
  • 6+ years of experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist or equivalent in a clinical laboratory environment.
  • BS/BA degree (or equivalent) in Medical Technology, Biological Sciences, or a related field
  • Current MT/MLS/CLS certification preferable from ASCP, AMT, or AAB.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for day-to-day staffing/scheduling/setting up sample run schedules.
  • Ensures production work is consistently completed according to department goals.
  • Ensures all case samples are processed and accounted for.
  • Monitors team members to ensure adherence to SOPs and safety procedures.
  • Oversees training for new hires: works in conjunction with lead to train new hires.
  • Document nonconformance reports and all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the established performance specifications as needed.
  • Assists manager in initiating and completing CAPAs.
  • Handles employee issues. Collaborates with Manager to resolve issues.
  • Ensures alignment with team for reasoning behind instructions/processes, changes that are made, why certain ideas cannot be implemented effectively.
  • Meets regularly with individual team members to discuss goals and progress.
  • Responsible for staff performance reviews.
  • Plans and leads shift meetings
  • Keeps team morale up and maintains professionalism of team members, including by acting as role model.
  • Adheres to Departmental Expectations
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency requirements through documentation, audits, and corrective action.
  • Go-to person when manager is not present.
  • Assists the team in day to day lab work.
  • Approves timecards and PTO requests
  • Escalates lab issues and team concerns to manager. Communicates the problem and suggests possible solutions.
  • Understands the entire lab process and can identify and troubleshoot issues when they arise.
  • Understands when and how to escalate issues appropriately.
  • Makes sure the goals set by manager for the team are being met in the lab.
  • Performs and completes side projects assigned by the manager.
  • Actively interacts with interdepartmental teams such as OPS, Accessioning, Extractions, Engineering, Stats, R&D, and Support.
  • Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance.
  • Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees.
  • Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies.
  • Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled, support individual contributors
  • Acts as advisor to unit or sub-units and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems.
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
  • Employee must pass post offer criminal background check.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Natera stands as a global leader in cell-free DNA testing, with a dedicated focus on oncology, women’s health, and organ health, aiming to integrate personalized genetic testing into standard healthcare practices. The company's competitive advantage lies in its proprietary cfDNA technology platform, which has been validated by over 100 peer-reviewed publications for its high accuracy, and its diverse team of experts from various fields. Natera's commitment to industry leadership is evident in its ISO 13485-certified and CAP-accredited laboratories, and its proactive stance against cyber crimes, ensuring a secure and innovative work environment.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Founded

2004

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

24%

Benefits

Flexible medical plans

Investment options

Time off

Workplace perks