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Clinical Laboratory Supervisor
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Locations
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
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Research
Requirements
  • 2+ 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
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Able to take on projects with little supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer, troubleshooting, and pipetting skills
  • Experience in Molecular Biology, GMP, and QSR
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Word processing and data management skills
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. Escalates protocol deviation to lead/supervisor
  • 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

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
Benefits
  • Flexible medical plans
  • Investment options
  • Time off
  • Workplace perks
Company Values
  • A person behind every sample
  • Embrace diversity
  • Be accountable
  • Think team
  • Learn and nimble
  • Show me the data
  • Be ready to change the world
  • Integrity is in our DNA