Laboratory Manager - Santa Rosa, CA | Biospace
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Laboratory Manager


Santa Rosa, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Medical Device, Toxicology,

Job Description

Redwood Toxicology Laboratory (RTL) is the government services division of Alere Toxicology and one of the nation's largest drug and alcohol testing laboratories. RTL is committed to providing reliable, innovative and value-focused substance abuse screening products and lab services to the government, criminal justice and treatment marketplaces. We have the experience and resources necessary to keep pace with new trends in abuse. We provide confidence in testing.

Our Testing Services
We offer you comprehensive, cost effective drug and alcohol testing options. Our laboratory services include urine drug testing, oral fluid drug testing, prescription drug testing, EtG/EtS alcohol testing, synthetic marijuana drug testing, bath salt testing, steroid testing, and more. We'll find out.

We are seeking a superstar  Laboratory Manager (CLS) to oversee the day to day operations of its industry leading State of California and CLIA licensed drug testing laboratory.  The perfect person is extremely savvy with clinical science and the daily functions and operations management.


Our Laboratory Manager duties will include, but not limited to the following:

Provide technical oversight and manage the QC/QA/QI lab systems to ensure compliance with CLIA, State of California and other applicable regulatory requirements.

Supervise and manage the technical licensed and unlicensed laboratory staff.

Write, maintain, and update the SOP manual.

Manage training and competence evaluation of licensed and unlicensed lab staff.

Maintain all applicable state and federal laboratory licenses and certificates and lead interactions with regulatory authorities.

Oversee the accurate and timely reporting of all laboratory testing results

Toxicology experience is preferred, with 6-8 years minimum expertise.

Position offers a very competitive salary and benefits.


Qualifications:  The qualified candidate will: Have at a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in biological or physical sciences, a State of California Clinical Lab Scientist or Toxicology Limited License and at least 7 years’ experience as a lab supervisor or manager of a CLIA/State of California licensed clinical laboratory. Prior experience with routine urine drug testing, knowledge of the theory and practice of immunoassay, GC/MS, and LC/MS/MS instrumentation and methods, and prevailing CLIA/State of California clinical laboratory regulatory requirements is required.  The successful candidate will have strong leadership, communication and written skills.