Supervisor, Clinical Testing Laboratory - SII

Job Location(s) US-MD-Baltimore
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2021 2:59 PM)
# of Openings
1
Job ID
2021-2511
Category
Operations
Travel
10%

Overview

Find a Better Way...

 

...to use your skills and experience.

This is the time to let your talent come to life. To maximize your knowledge and use it for the greater good. To work with the best professionals using state-of-the-art technology and improve lives with your innovative ideas and ambitious dreams. Find a better way: the Sysmex Way.

 

...to improve the lives of others.

Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex Corp. is renowned worldwide for the very finest in quality, innovative diagnostic equipment and information-management systems. We apply science to enhance the quality of life on a global scale. Our agile, resourceful team is committed to realizing critical breakthroughs in laboratory diagnostics, information technology, workflow analysis and life sciences for the clinical laboratory.

Sysmex Inostics, a subsidiary of Sysmex Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company that is a pioneer in blood-based cell-free tumor DNA testing in oncology. Our highly sensitive OncoBEAM™ and SafeSEQ technologies can detect minute amounts of mutant DNA circulating in the bloodstream. With these technologies we support clinical researchers and oncologists with therapy selection and monitoring of response, recurrence as well as resistance.

 

Responsibilities

...to build a promising future.

Responsibilities

We currently have a great opportunity for a Supervisor, Clinical Testing Laboratory. Manage technical aspects of all CLIA certified lab work, ensuring that the laboratory meets state and federal guidelines and achieves excellence in quality at every level. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide the full duties of the CLIA Technical Supervisor and New York State qualified Supervisor managing technical aspects of all CLIA certified lab work, ensuring that the laboratory meets state and federal guidelines and achieves excellence in quality at every level.
  2. Work closely with the Laboratory Director/General Supervisor to develop, implement, maintain, and monitor quality assurance standards for a high complexity clinical testing laboratory.
  3. Ensure selection of the test methodology that is appropriate for the clinical use of the test results establishing and verifying test procedures and test performance characteristics, including the precision and accuracy of each test and test system.
  4. Establish a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed including parameters for acceptable levels of analytic performance and ensure that this program is maintained throughout the entire testing process.
  5. Resolve technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory established performance specifications.
  6. Identify training needs and assure that each individual performing laboratory tests receives regular in-service training and education appropriate for the type and complexity of the laboratory services performed.
  7. Evaluate the competency of all testing personnel and assure that the staff maintains their competency to perform test procedures and report test results promptly, accurately, and proficiently..
  8. Evaluate competency of testing personnel to perform accurate and timely delivery of laboratory results.
  9. Identify and correct any problems in a timely manner consistent with regulatory guidelines.
  10. Assist in the review, interpretation and reporting of test results.

Physical Risk: Regular exposure to risk that may require alertness, but with minimal precautions.

Physical Demands: Light physical effort.  Routine handling of objects up to 20 pounds; prolonged (at least 50% of time) sitting, standing, keyboard or CRT work.  May require periods of moderate discomfort due to noise, dust, lighting and/or other conditions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of experience, not less than 2 years in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level.
  • Master’s Degree and 4 years of experience, not less than 2 years in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level.
  • Doctoral Degree and 2 years of experience in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level.
  • Experience working in a high complexity CLIA laboratory.
  • Molecular biology knowledge and experiences using PCR and Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 
  • Good typing and alphanumeric data entry skills required.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills to support quality decision-making.
  • Proven problem solving/troubleshooting abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Leadership abilities.
  • Ability to provide guidance on analytical issues. 

Sysmex’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, consistent with its status as a federal government contractor and commitment to its customers and to providing a safe workplace for its employees, requires that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all Sysmex employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the latter of your start date or December 1, 2021.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, any offer of employment extended will be conditioned upon the individual’s ability to provide proof of current vaccination status.  Sysmex makes reasonable accommodations when needed for medical or religious reasons.  However, vaccine exemption and other accommodation requests cannot be granted unless the individual is able, with the accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Sysmex is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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