Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Lewisville , TX 75067
Regular Schedule M-F 8am
The Laboratory Manager has the overall responsibility for the planning,
coordination, evaluation, and supervision of all technical and/or operational
activities and staff members in the laboratory. Responsible for performing
duties so as to operate the lab with the highest quality safety and integrity,
and in an efficient, economical and businesslike manner are of utmost
1.Plans, assigns, and directs work in the laboratory. Serves as
liaison with other areas as needed.
2.Mentors and supports direct reports, i.e. Supervisors, QA
Specialists and Safety Coordinators in their responsibilities and functions,
ensuring they receive training in supervisory skill development. Identifies and
implements training programs as necessary.
3.Defines, coordinates, and monitors quality assurance programs and
supervises activities of the Quality Assurance Specialist. Ensures quality
control and compliance procedures are followed and QC reports are up to date.
Oversee plans and preparations for inspections.
4.Oversees staffing of all personnel in the laboratory. Effectively
maintains quality staffing by interviewing, hiring, training and providing
staff development through performance evaluation and corrective counseling.
5.Identifies future needs in terms of staff, equipment, and
facilities. Submits appropriate documentation for procurement of such.
6.Reviews test performance, drives process and project management, and
prepares and submits required reports to meet established deadlines.
7.Manages test database. Ensures departmental standard operating
procedures and database accurately reflects the current process.
8.Coordinates R&D activities as it relates to operations and
actively participates on subspecialty committees, corporate committees, and
business unit committees as needed.
9.Develops annual budget and manages department costs and resources to
adhere to budget.
10. Resolves problems through interaction with clients via phone calls
or other means of communication. 11. Defines, coordinates and monitors EHS
programs and supervises activities of the Department Safety Coordinator.
Ensures EHS regulatory standards and safety procedures are followed. Oversees
plans and preparations for inspections.
Bachelor's degree in life sciences required. Masters degree preferred.
Minimum of 8 years laboratory experience with at least 4 years of direct
supervisory experience in the clinical or anatomical pathology laboratory.
Previous experience and expertise in Chemistry highly preferred.
All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.