Posted on 4/3/2023
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • Takes responsibility for leading, directing and managing changes within the department
  • Aligns personnel in a manner consistent with organizational vision and department goals
  • Determines priorities and allocates time and resources effectively
  • Demonstrates the ability to make decisions with confidence after adequately considering various available course of action
  • Works to improve the immediate performance of others; facilitates their skill development and gives feedback in a manner that promotes confidence and maintains self-esteem
  • Evaluates, selects, and acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives before being asked or required to do so
  • Contribute to the creation of a productive and professional culture; hold self and other team members accountable to industry best practices
  • Makes sound decisions that take into account objectives, risks, implications, and agency
  • Leads and manages an inclusive workplace that maximizes the talents of each person to achieve the vision and mission of Adaptive
  • Willingly cooperates and works collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties and accomplish team goals
  • Displays and ongoing commitment to learning and self-involvement; desiring and making an effort to acquire new knowledge and/or skills for work
  • 2+ years of experience working in a clinical laboratory performing CLIA high complexity testing, or working with clinical samples in a regulated laboratory OR
  • 6 months leadership experience
  • Associate or bachelor's degree
  • Earned Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology or Chemistry
  • Experience in a high throughput clinical, research or pathology testing laboratory
  • Ability to work in an accurate and timely manner in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Experience with LIMS systems, and web-based applications
  • High integrity and experience with HIPAA compliance
  • Experience delivering excellent customer service
  • Any additional trainings or courses relevant to the role
  • Individuals are required to sit or stand for much of the workday and perform data entry into computer systems
  • Individuals should also be able to lift up to 30lbs
  • Individuals should be able to wear personal protective gear correctly while in the laboratory
  • Individuals should be able to walk between buildings and throughout the laboratory
  • Interested in this position, but don't meet all the requirements? Adaptive is committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams across our organization. Please consider applying even if your experience doesn't match all the qualifications; you may be the exact candidate we're searching for!
  • Adaptive is not currently sponsoring candidates requiring work authorization support for this position
  • Adaptive's benefits at-a-glance
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability. Please refer the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters for more information. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email [email protected]
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  • NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: Adaptive Biotechnologies values our relationships with our Recruitment Partners and will only accept resumes from those partners who have active agreements with Adaptive. Adaptive Biotechnologies is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by any employee of Adaptive Biotechnologies who is not a member of the Human Resources team
  • Provides leadership, support, and guidance to Biological Sample Management
  • Responsible for daily operations of the BSM which includes safety, ergonomics, equipment maintenance, and cleanliness of department
  • Develops, updates, and maintains Standard Operating Procedures, employee training and competencies
  • Monitors incoming workflow from logistics vendors and communicates any changes in workload to key stakeholders
  • Responsible for tracking employee PTO and coverage, ensuring timecard accuracy and approving timecards by due date
  • Responsible for coaching, development, supervision, and succession planning of team
  • Participates in the interview, selection and hiring of new employees
  • Organizes, leads, and participates in projects that contribute to the company's mission and growth
  • Monitors on-going performance of employees; provides corrective action and coaching as required. Prepares and administers annual performance reviews
  • Exhibit clear and effective communication ensuring that employees are well informed about topics that impact their work, and patient testing
  • Develops, prepares, and maintains key performance indicators for department success
  • Prepare and present pertinent information in daily huddles and department meetings
  • Demonstrate ability to identify when a Nonconformance, Deviation or CA/PA is necessary, and appropriately escalate issues that could impact quality or result in delay of patient testing/test results
  • Lead by example and model appropriate cultural and professional behavior
  • Regulatory responsibilities per Good Clinical Practices (GCP), CAP, and CLIA
Desired Qualifications
  • Equity grant
  • eligible
Adaptive Biotechnologies

501-1,000 employees

Immune-driven medicine biotech company