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Laboratory Manager (10844)

Laboratory | San Antonio, TX | Contract

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a Laboratory Manager to work with our client located in San Antonio, TX. In this role, you will be responsible for daily supervision of laboratory operations and testing activity for automated and manual test procedures on samples, participate in education and training activities and ensure compliance with all regulatory directives, policies, procedures and regulations.


If you meet the qualifications outlined below, apply now and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!

Job Duties

  • Plans and manages laboratory operations to ensure cost effective and timely test results to providers and patients.
  • Ensures that lab tests are performed properly and results are verified before release as ordered for patient care.
  • Performs quality control checks of instruments, solutions, and test results against established standards.
  • Maintains quality assurance and proficiency testing as required by CLIA.
  • Inventories and orders laboratory supplies, collects data, prepares reports, answers correspondence, and compiles statistics as directed.
  • Coordinates departmental equipment maintenance and provides on-site supervision when high complexity testing is performed by individuals.
  • Acts as a liaison between management and staff and works with other departments to resolve problems.
  • Protects the safety of staff and patients by monitoring the department environment for safety hazards and by ensuring the department is in compliance with regulations and other safety policies.
  • Manages laboratory services, including workflow, administrative procedures, operations, and strategic planning.
  • Develops and implements quality control procedures and ensures documentation complies and up to date with guidelines.
  • Establishes goals and schedules for the laboratory.
  • Implements training, and monitors department for compliance.
  • Coordinates laboratory administration, manages and authorizes all purchasing for supplies and equipment
  • Ensures that all required equipment is maintained and properly functioning.
  • Management duties include interviewing, selecting, and training employees, planning and directing work, appraising productivity and efficiency to recommend promotions or other changes in their status, handling complaints and grievances and administers discipline when necessary.
  • Develops, implements, and updates the Laboratory Department's operational plan in keeping with the strategic plan of the medical group.
  • Prepares and implements the Laboratory Department's routine and capital expense budgets.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in basic sciences or a related field is required.
  • 5 years of medical lab experience required. 
  • Previous experience working in hematology and clinical chemistry is strongly preferred.
  • Must have 3 years of experience in leading and/or supervising laboratory personnel and activities.
  • discrepancies required.
  • Must meet state requirements, as required, in addition to CLIA requirements.
  • Experience documenting and following procedures/protocols.
  • Knowledge of procedures, instruments in use, and quality control measures within the laboratory.
  • Experience operating and maintaining laboratory equipment and conducting regular assessments to record the lab equipment's performance.
  • Must be a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) by the ASCP.
  • Certification as a Laboratory Technician or equivalent, per state regulations (ISCLT, NCA). 
  • Affiliation: NCA or ASCP or equivalent within 90 days of hire, preferred.
  • Working knowledge of State, Federal or other regulatory laboratory requirements.
  • Knowledge of automated lab systems and computers.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.


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