PM Shift Supervisor - Round Rock, TX | Biospace
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PM Shift Supervisor


Round Rock, TX
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Clinical Scientist, Laboratory,

Job Description

Corporate Mission

Veridia Diagnostics combines the power of groundbreaking technology with the passion of its people to offer an exceptional solution for laboratory services that empowers physicians to deliver perfectly tailored patient care.

This is a hands-on, first line supervisory position in the Laboratory.  This supervisor is responsible for supervising clinical laboratory personnel (TBD) and the day-to-day operations and  is qualified as Technical Supervision..  This Supervisor assists the Laboratory Leadership team with operational and administrative functions that facilitate laboratory functions and quality objectives.  In addition, this Supervisor acts as a clinical laboratory scientist as needed and to cover employee absences and/or increased production demands.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Help coordinate employee schedules, supervise employees, and provide guidance to establishing goals and objectives and measures.
Help supervise day-to-day operations of the laboratory.
Perform testing on patient specimens according to standard operating procedures as needed, interpreting and reporting patient results, and performing quality control and quality assurance procedures while complying with all applicable local, state, and federal laboratory requirements.
Responsible for supervising the validation and ongoing maintenance of laboratory equipment and will play a major role in the introduction of new test methods into the laboratory.
Provide guidance while troubleshooting complex problems and act as a liaison between the staff consisting of: Medical Laboratory Assistants (MLA), Medical  Laboratory Technicians (MLT), Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS) and the rest of the Medical Laboratory Leadership Team.
Help the Medical Laboratory Leadership team by providing official Technical Supervision for Hematology testing.
Must exhibit strong leadership, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and must demonstrate the ability to analyze complex issues and make sound decisions in a timely manner.
S/he will flexibly respond to and lead change, adapting quickly to evolving circumstances, addressing difficult issues quickly, fairly, and ethically, remaining professional and composed under pressure, and communicating team goals, priorities, and issues effectively across all levels of the laboratory and across departments.
Assist in development of protocols for Veridia testing and Quality Assessment.
Accurately perform calibration checks, testing and maintain competency on all diagnostic instruments in the clinical laboratory.
Assure accuracy and completeness utilizing quality control procedures, including all relevant documentation.
Utilize manual and fully automated laboratory system for accessioning, result approval, Quality Assessment activities, reports, and result delivery processes.
Assist with all Quality Assurance activities and documentation to assure all test results approved meet all quality standards.
Assist with training of additional laboratory personnel as needed.
Assist Processing Supervisor with inventory management.
Provide supervision of laboratory staff.
Perform kit qualification as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Required Licensure:

Valid Generalist lab license.
Demonstrated performance working efficiently and effectively in a laboratory.
Demonstrated success leading others in a team environment.
Demonstrate skills in areas including policy and procedure manuals, quality control, maintenance of equipment, and process improvement.
Excellent communication and listening skills, ability to understand and communicate technical scientific information to a wide range of audiences.
Comfortable in a highly automated, busy, and service-oriented laboratory.
Work independently and with efficiency.
Six years of experience as a lab supervisor (Requirement for Technical Supervisor)