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Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Supervisor I-Molecular Lab - Overland Park KS - (1st Shift) in Overland Park, Kansas

  • The Mid America Division of LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor for the Molecular department at the Overland Park, KS lab. Our Overland Park lab is a full service AP lab servicing the KC Metro, as well as Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Minnesota and provides cytology, histology, and molecular testing services. Our lab supports over 25 pathologists across 10 medical centers and county hospitals. Testing performed includes COVID-19, HPV, and CT/NG.The schedule for this position will be Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm, Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operations of assigned laboratory group to ensure that specimens are properly shipped and received, tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and results are reported in a timely manner

  • Monitor daily workflow in the lab, plan/ schedule for adequate assay coverage, and troubleshoot/ escalate problems, as necessary

  • Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory testing staff.

  • Assist with the hiring of qualified, enthusiastic employees, including technical and non-technical team members

  • Monitor time tracking system for employees and ensuring attendance expectations are being met

  • Engage in continuous process and service improvement

  • Provide technical troubleshooting and decision making

  • Ensure QC and maintenance of all laboratory equipment

  • Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations based on thorough evaluation of technical, quality and efficiency impact

  • Assist with monitoring sample progression and respond to sample status inquiries from customer service as needed

  • Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations

  • Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation/compliance requirements

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, local trends, and any emergency management

  • Meet regularly with direct reports. Provide coaching and constructive feedback, and career development discussions. Write and deliver performance reviews and build a positive CRL team environment

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field

  • Insert any ASCP certification preferred

  • Minimum 6 years of clinical laboratory experience required

  • Previous supervisor experience preferred

  • Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking, solid organizational skills, and ability to be flexible

  • Knowledge of CLIA, JCAHO, CAP and state regulations a plus

Shift

1

Schedule

Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm, additional days and hours may be required based on business needs

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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