Posted

1 day ago

Location

San Carlos, CA

Description

CLIA Clinical Laboratory General Supervisor

This person is responsible/accountable for the daily ops & success of the testing sites, including oversight of pre analytical, analytical, & post analytical laboratory processes. This person must be onsite during hours of operation & patient testing. They are also responsible for monitoring quality control, quality improvement & compliance activities, with guidance from the Tech Supervisor and Lab Director. This lab is focused on COVID-19 molecular & serology testing. The team combines expertise in biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, engineering, computer science, & more to create interventions that drastically improve patient care. We partner with leading life sciences, medical device & government orgs to enable fast development, meaningful advances, & deployment at scale. The CLIA laboratory is currently focused on a rapid turnaround time for COVID-19 results, serving our Healthy @ Work partners and our Community testing program.

 

Scope:

• Day to day supervision/oversight of the labs operation & personnel performing testing and reporting test results - including high-complexity assays.

• Providing direct supervision & training on high complexity assays performed by any qualified CLIA laboratory personnel.

• Monitor test analyses & specimen examinations ensuring that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained.

• Performing tasks delegated by laboratory manager including:

o Assuring that all remedial actions are taken when test systems deviate from the lab's established performance specs.

o Ensuring that patient test results aren't reported until all corrective actions have been taken & the test system is functioning properly.

o Provide orientation to all testing personnel.

o Annually evaluate & document the performance of all testing personnel.

o The general supervisor must be accessible to testing personnel at all times testing is performed to provide on-site, telephone or electronic consultation to resolve technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established either by the laboratory director or technical supervisor.

 

Required:

• Active CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license in Microbiology, Virology or Clinical Molecular Genetics.

• BA/BS degree in Biochemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Genomics & Molecular Genetics, Medical Technology, or similar.

• At least 2-4 years of experience in CLIA/CAP Microbiology or Virology lab.

• Deep knowledge in molecular biology techniques & experimental design.

Comfortable working weekday evening shift - 3PM-12AM. 

Pluses:

• Masters or PhD in Biochem, Clinical Laboratory Science, Genomics & Molecular Genetics, Medical Technology, or similar.

• Experience in a high volume CLIA/CAP Accredited Molecular Lab is a bonus.

• Prior supervisory or leadership experience in a CLIA lab.

• Prior experience with COVID-19 testing.


Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit https://www.yoh.com/applicants-with-disabilities to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.