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Clinical Laboratory Operations Manager
Ref No.: 20-00511
Category: Biotechnology
Location: Houma, Louisiana
Great opportunity available for a Clinical Laboratory Operations Manager! If you are looking for an opportunity to become an integral part of a growing organization with room to grow, this opportunity is for you!

The Clinical Lab Operations Manager is responsible for the general operation of the laboratory. Directs and coordinates through subordinate supervisory personnel, all technical activities and functions within laboratory. The selected candidate should have strong experience in Molecular with some general laboratory experience.

The Lab Operations Manager is accountable and responsible for all administrative and technical functions in assigned area including report preparation, assisting in the budget process and representing assigned area at departmental meetings. In each specialized area, s/he maintains in-depth knowledge of techniques, principles and instrumentation.

  • Responsible for lab operations, support and back up lab technical director in the oversight of all aspects of efficient lab operations.
  • Evaluates develops and implements new technical procedures for assigned laboratory to ensure accurate and efficient delivery of services.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures as necessary to maintain high level of functioning in assigned area.
  • Maintains established technical and operational standards to ensure compliance with organizational standards and licensing and accrediting agencies.
  • Manages staff of first line supervisors, technologists and coordinator and may assume responsibility for the absence of appropriate supervisory staff.
  • May be required to ensure effective, efficient and safe personnel coverage for 24-hour basis, by preparing an advance time schedule for all technical and clerical personnel.
  • May be responsible for managing computer systems, including programming, workload capture, billing capture, interface conversion codes, and software validation.
  • Responsible for all departmental statistics, and coordinates collection and preparation as required.
  • Prepares and completes competence and performance appraisals of all staff. Maintains employee files.
  • Provides effective recommendations on hiring, advancement, departmental orientation and training of personnel.
  • Reviews and approves payroll activities.
  • Develops and presents programs for continuing education.
  • Performs various laboratory procedures as needed.
  • Manages and acts as resource for the laboratory on a wide range of technical and critical strategic issues includes; prove solutions aimed at enhancing brand integrity and improving quality.
  • Navigates regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Oversees numerous internal and external teams in support of achieving the client's goals on or ahead of schedule.
  • Grows revenue and profits by optimization and usage of existing staff capacity and equipment.
  • Redesigning business processes and strategic planning to develop new business.
  • Develops client relationship management.
  • Leads and develops professional growth of supervisors and improve physician relations.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

  • MBA Preferred - Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related Sciences
  • Ideal candidate will have strong molecular experience as well as generalist experience with experience with Clinical Molecular Testing as well as all the other Clinical Reference Testing as a Generalist.
  • Ideal candidate would have a background in a hospital setting, as opposed to a private Laboratory.