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Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist - United States  

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Posted on : 08 May 2017

Project Description

Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Location : Bridgeville PA US
Job Description :
Job Purpose:

Oversees clinical lab scientists’ work in the laboratory under the guidance and supervision of the department Manager/Supervisor. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws in the following areas: training, planning, assigning and directing work flow; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Duties and Responsibilities: organize by most essential tasks to least essential tasks.
  • Assigns employees duties and oversees their performance.
  • Coordinates schedules to ensure work is completed within policies & procedures.
  • Provides training as required to personnel in order to ensure proficiency.
  • Ensures that duties are properly performed per policies & procedures.
  • Assists the department staff whenever necessary to process the routine daily workload.
  • Spends approximately 50% of time in laboratory performing hands on tasks.
  • Reviews and evaluates assay quality control to determine acceptability of test runs.
  • Reviews and releases patient results for reporting.
  • Troubleshoots processes & equipment.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Manager/Supervisor.

Job Requirements :
Experience: Required: Minimum 3 years in a laboratory setting.
Preferred: Minimum 5 years in a newborn screening laboratory.
Education: Required: Bachelor's Degree in a physical science or medical technology.

Working Conditions: describe office, loading dock, lab environment, include shifts and any travel:
  • Predominantly an office environment. Clinical laboratory environment to a lesser degree. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and chemical irritants. Must wear protective lab gear including lab coat, gloves, face shield and completely closed footwear when necessary.
  • Employee may be required to work shifts other than daylight depending upon the needs of the laboratory. Weekend rotation may be required.
  • Travel is not required.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the facility. Must have manual dexterity to use lab equipment. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.