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General Supervisor - Data Analysis and Reporting

Valencia, California

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Location Valencia, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-027831

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Job Purpose:

Provide day-to-day supervision or oversight of the data analysts and personnel performing testing and reporting test results.  Perform analysis of data generated by the clinical laboratory team to provide clinical microbiology molecular testing results.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

•  Manage a team of data analysts, across all shifts.

•  Review data referred for second review per laboratory SOPs.

•  Perform periodic and continuous training of data analysts, as well as identify needs for retraining.

•  Perform biannual performance evaluation of data analysts.

•  Assess staffing levels for shifts and make hiring recommendations to laboratory director and site manager.

•  Ensure effective performance, communication, and teamwork of data analysts.

•  Analyze test results, maintain legible work records, and enter findings into the laboratory information systems when required.

•  Interpret real-time RT- PCR data and sign out clinical reports when required.

•  Engage in continuous process and service improvement.  

•  Make and implement recommendations to improve precision and accuracy of results.

•  Capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.

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

•  Maintain good communication with leadership and team members.

•  Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.

•  Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

•  Follow instructions of lab director and site leader.

•  Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Must meet qualifications established by CLIA for:

General Supervisor CFR Subpart M § 493.1461

o    MD or PhD, MS, BS Degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology AND
o    Have at least one (1) year laboratory training or experience, or both in high complexity testing AND
o    Have at least one (1) year experience in clinical molecular laboratory environment with a specific focus on molecular data analysis and reporting, inclusive of real-time RT-PCR TaqMan based assay (can have been obtained concurrently with high-complexity laboratory experience).

Preferred Qualifications:

• Laboratory Personnel License Certification (e.g. CA CLS, ACSP, ASCPi, AAB, AMT, MTE).

• 3+ years experience in molecular data analysis and reporting.

•  Demonstrated ability to manage teams of data analysts with diverse communication and work styles to ensure optimal team performance.

•  Knowledgeable regarding analytic laboratory work-flow.

•  Knowledgeable and adept in Laboratory Information Systems.

•  Expertise in Quality Assurance and Quality Control applications in clinical diagnostics.

•  Must be detail oriented, organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•  Ability to troubleshoot technical applications and work independently under pressure of deadlines and a fast paced, high throughput team environment.

•  Practical knowledge of routine laboratory equipment and procedures.

•  Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation.

•  Able to work effectively and able to deliver on tight datelines.

Working Conditions:

•  Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear personal protective equipment including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.

•  Employee may be requested to work other shifts depending on the needs of the laboratory.

•  Weekend rotation may be required.

• Travel is not required.

Physical Requirements:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab.

• Must have manual dexterity to use keyboard and visual acuity to see data.

• Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.

Working Conditions:

• Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear personal protective equipment including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.

• Employee may be requested to work other shifts depending on the needs of the laboratory.

• Weekend rotation may be required.

• Travel is not required.

Physical Requirements:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab.

• Must have manual dexterity to use keyboard and visual acuity to see data.

• Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.

Direct Reports:

Data analysts, across all shifts.

Benefits:

Paid Vacation, holiday and sick time
Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
401k
Tuition Reimbursement
Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.

In order to set expectations and to the extent permitted by applicable law, please note that if an applicant is hired for this position, the applicant will be required to prove that the applicant has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire, subject to any qualified religious or medical exemptions. Please note that the employer reserves its rights to mandate additional vaccine requirements at any time.

Blood borne Pathogens Training & Hepatitis B Requirement.

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