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Laboratory Supervisor

Company: System One
Location: Hamden
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Title: - Laboratory Supervisor Location: - New Haven, CT Type: - Direct Hire Schedule: - M-F 37.5 hours Overview: The Clinical Research Support Laboratory (CRSL) is the primary non-CLIA certified laboratory responsible for collecting, processing, stabilizing, documenting, shipping, and tracking all research biospecimens from patients participating in clinical trials. Responsibilities:

  • The Laboratory Supervisor position is primarily responsible for the scheduling and usage of laboratory resources in the collection of clinical research specimens. They will ensure compliance with protocol processing and shipping requirements and oversee and enforce adherence to institutional and safety regulations and policies within their assigned laboratory.
  • Direct supervision of Research and Operational Assistants. Responsible for recruiting, hiring, career development, performance evaluations, communication of deadlines and special circumstances, disciplinary actions, and workload management. This position will provide direct supervision for non-exempt employees. In partnership with the Clinical Operations staff, assist in feasibility review and operational planning of clinical research protocols to provide feedback and recommendations related to resourcing, operational needs, limitations, and capabilities.
  • Participates in regular meetings with Clinical Operations staff, meets with external study monitors (as needed). Oversees the team and is responsible for successfully completing the daily work schedule for assigned lab unit, ensuring quality, productivity, and efficiency of team. Sets clear priorities, interprets protocol instructions, and enforces standards, giving direction to staff to ensure the best possible service.
  • Organizes the workflow, proactively identifies and addresses needs, manages multiple ongoing priorities. Investigates complaints and collaborates with others, as necessary. Escalates to management all important information necessary to ensure department success. Evaluates work requests to determine if they are appropriate to the unit or another area. Assists in long-range planning for work unit needs.
  • Interacts with external sources to coordinate work necessary to fulfill projects, keep abreast of new products and technologies, or arrange for subcontractors. Monitors and generates measurements of activities. Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure a safe and effective work environment. Recommends adjustments to policies and procedures to facilitate quality improvement initiatives in support of organizational objectives and best practices.
  • Manages the use of facilities and ensures contracted courier services maintain applicable regulatory and safety documentation and standards. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and supplies for the unit. Schedules external couriers for delivery of patient-specific protocol materials for drops off outside of regularly scheduled courier hours. Maintains knowledge of the regulatory environment governing the collection, storage, and shipment of human samples. Sustains up-to-date best practices and participates in local and international professional organizations, as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures in support of unit. -
  • Assists in long-range planning for work unit needs. -
  • Participates in unit budget planning. -
  • Supervises a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees while supervising daily activities -of support staff. -Completes evaluations of direct report employees. -
  • Interacts with personnel to define work assignments and requirements, communicate progress of work, and plan and coordinate projects. -
  • Interacts with external sources to coordinate work necessary to fulfill projects, keep abreast of new products and technologies, or arrange for subcontractors. - Requirements:
    • Minimum requirement of Bachelor???s Degree in related field and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • High-level of understanding of research and lab environments. Advanced technical expertise in complex specimen processing procedures and familiarity with BSL-2 laboratory standards.
    • Project management skills and demonstrated ability managing personnel effectively including unionized positions. Benefits Our client provides a comprehensive benefits package. - Their benefits include competitive salaries, 401(k) plans with company match, medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick leave, personal leave), paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance program, on-site fitness center, free snacks and drinks, and casual dress code.
      • As this is a direct hire with our client System One benefits described below would not apply to this role. - Benefits program listed above would be those applicable to this role. -

Keywords: System One, Hamden , Laboratory Supervisor, Healthcare , Hamden, Connecticut

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