Coagulation Laboratory Manager

Location
Concord, CA
Posted
Feb 08, 2019
Discipline
Science/R&D, Laboratory
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Summary & Scope of Position:

Oversee and coordinate the operational and logistical activities of a coagulation testing facility.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage Coagulation facility including daily activities, deliverables, employee development, training and performance management.
  • Assume the daily responsibility for technical operation of the facility
  • Receive, log, prioritize, process and evaluate samples for coagulation analysis, will also include preparation of paperwork and samples for referral to outside laboratories.
  • Perform routine and specialized technical testing and analysis in coagulation function; analyze and interprets test results.
  • Maintain detailed records, including reports, logs and quality control checklists.
  • Perform quality control tests and calibrations on reagents and instruments used in testing procedures; operate and perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on a variety of laboratory equipment.
  • Follow prescribed laboratory policies and procedures and observe lab and safe work methods and precautions.
  • Perform formal assay validations and qualification as required
  • Provide technical expertise for the development and implementation of new procedures, revisions, equipment needs and other specific projects
  • Remain abreast of new developments related to testing through continuing education.
  • Answer questions regarding testing procedures and results.
  • Prepare and maintain proper reagents, controls and standards used in individual test procedures.
  • Take inventory of materials and supplies used in the work and prepare orders for supplies and materials.
  • Orient, train and instruct others in job duties

Qualifications/Requirements/Skills:  

 

  • A minimum of four years' experience as a Medical Technologist under a qualified Medical Director, with at least one year in area of coagulation testing.
  • Valid CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist license would be an advantage. GLP experience is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, techniques and terminology for coag function testing. Familiarity with ELISA testing. Knowledge of calibration, operation and maintenance of laboratory testing equipment, Quality control techniques and procedures
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated communication skills (interpersonal, written, verbal, listening).
  • Demonstrated time management (timelines, schedules, task prioritization).
  • Detail and accuracy orientedSkill and Ability to Perform and analyze a wide variety of routine specialized testing rapidly and accurately, to recognize and resolve problems with testing procedures or results
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workflow in an effective manner and to sstablish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.