Job Vacancy RT PCR Supervisor – Valencia, California

Job title: RT PCR Supervisor – Valencia, California

Company: PerkinElmer

Job description:

Job Description Duties and Responsibilities: – Adhere to proper resource allocation and coordination. Ensuring maximum efficiency in the use of personnel; controlling departmental supply expenses. Manage and share daily workload; use time wisely, providing a productive atmosphere. – Demonstrate thorough knowledge of test methodologies and quality control. – Monitor specimen preparation and test analyses to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance (external and internal quality controls) are maintained. – Ensure all instrument maintenance is performed and documented; administer all established quality control procedures and troubleshoot instruments effectively when appropriate. – Assist in the review, interpretation and reporting of test results. – Assure that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the established performance specifications. – Provide orientation and training to all testing personnel. – Perform, evaluate and document employee competency. – Perform, evaluate and document employee performance appraisals. – Develop, write, review and implement procedures and policies, as approved by Director or Manager. – Assures laboratory functions in a manner consistent with laboratory, CLIA and local regulations. – Prepare laboratory for inspections and prepare reports as needed. – Demonstrate technical expertise and perform duties of clinical laboratory technologist, as needed. – Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately. – Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment. – Maintain good communication with leadership, team members, and customers. – Demonstrate an awareness of client expectations and seek ways to satisfy. – Demonstrate proficiency in all laboratory computer related tasks. – Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Must meet qualifications established by CLIA for General Supervisor CFR Subpart M 493.1461 – MD or PhD, MS, BS Degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology. AND – Have at least 1 year of laboratory training or experience, or both in high complexity testing. AND – Have at least 6 months clinical molecular biology experience. – Be detail oriented, organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. – Good, accurate computer skills. – Able to work effectively and able to deliver on tight datelines. Recommended Qualifications: – Hold a current California Laboratory Personnel License (CLS generalist or CLS Microbiology) or California Public Health MLE Certificate. – Previous supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory setting. – Hands on technical expertise in Infectious Disease testing. – Experience with high throughput sample testing especially with RNA Extraction. – Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation. – Be detail-oriented, well-organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. – Good, accurate computer skills. – Able to work effectively and able to deliver on tight datelines. Working Conditions: – Clinical Public Health Laboratory environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear personal protective equipment including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear. – Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on 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 lab. – Must have manual dexterity to use lab equipment. – Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist. – Able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. Location/Region: Valencia, CA

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Location: Valencia, CA

Job date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 06:08:48 GMT

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