Clinical Lab Team Leader/Lead Cls-Monogram- (CA CLS Required)

Labcorp South San Francisco , CA 94080

Posted 1 week ago

Are you an experienced lab technologist looking for a new challenge? Are you detail oriented, process focused, and enjoy leading others? Are you looking for an industry leading company that offers growth and stability? Monogram Biosciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of LabCorp, is seeking a Laboratory Lab Team Leader (Lead Technologist) to join our team in South San Francisco, CA! In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives" as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to lead the way in HIV/HCV phenotypic testing.

The CLS Team Lead position focuses primarily on Phenotypic Virology Testing and COVID-19 Cell-Based Infectivity testing in the Cell Assay department of our Clinical Laboratory, where you will perform both semi-automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used in the treatment of HIV, HCV, COVID-19, and other viral infections. Assays performed in this department use cellular virology techniques to determine susceptibility to antiretroviral drugs and COVID-19 drug development and treatment guidance.

The schedule for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday, 3-11:30pm (training Monday -- Friday 6am-2:30pm)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist department operational leadership with overseeing daily laboratory operations:

  • Coordinate the work of other testing staff in the department; prioritize, assign and review work

  • Notify management of problem areas or issues in the lab

  • Assist supervisor in employee actions, including identifying and addressing performance issues

  • Act as a liaison with support departments on technical inquiries and test results

  • Attend regular management and staff meetings

  • Keep supervisor informed of group progress, problems, employee performance and any significant factors affecting assigned responsibilities

  • Perform cell based testing in accordance with standard operating procedures and quality control processes

  • Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures

  • Coordinate and monitor sample progression through the laboratory to meet expected turnaround times

  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care

  • Review existing and create new department standard operating procedures

  • Development, validation, and assistance with implementation of new testing processes

  • Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems

The coronavirus is a Biosafety Level 2 disease (BSL2), similar to other blood borne pathogens tested at Monogram, allowing us to utilize our existing universal safety policies and procedures that protects our employees. All employees are provided with the proper PPE including face shields and masks, lab coats, and gloves. We strictly enforce the use of PPE at all times. We pride ourselves on the safety measures taken within our facility to protect our employees who are dedicating their time to fighting this virus and other infectious diseases and making the world a safer place.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science

  • Current California State Clinical Laboratory license required

  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of experience working in a clinical diagnostics laboratory Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking, solid organization skills, and ability to be flexible.

  • Strong molecular biology or cell culture, skills a plus

  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

Shift

1

Schedule

Tuesday-Saturday, 3-11:30pm (training Monday -- Friday 6am-2:30pm)

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