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Clinical Laboratory Manager San Fransisco

San Francisco, CA 94016

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs Job Number: CO180

Job Description

Laboratory Manager Needed in San Fransisco, CA


Looking for a new laboratory management role in CA? Look no further! A leading Reference Laboratory is looking for a manager to join and lead their team:

Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Must satisfy CLIA requirements for High Complexity Testing required.

Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL)
Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) certification Preferred.
CA CLS/MT required.

Seven years clinical laboratory experience required.

To include:
Three years supervisory experience.
Previous supervisory experience and experience in molecular techniques, immunohematology/ IRL techniques, automated testing preferred.


Employee Status Full-time, Regular Shift
Day Job


Under limited direction, this position is responsible for managing the overall activities and providing skilled technical oversight in the laboratory. Works with other team members to ensure timely, quality, test results.


Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates performance of assigned personnel. Identifies and effectively resolves personnel issues.
Oversees all testing procedures (including quality control testing) to ensure compliance with practices, regulations, and/or any agreements/contracts.
Reviews and updates policies, protocols, and procedure manuals to ensure compliance with policies and accrediting agencies.
Maintains statistical information and reports of test data and quality control. Prepares activity reports and interprets, prepares and distributes statistical data regarding the laboratory. Ensures corrective action is implemented and brings issues to the attention of management.
Identifies and resolves problems related to equipment, computer software and hardware, test systems, reagent and technical issues within area(s) of responsibility. Ensures appropriate preventive maintenance and repair is performed on all technical equipment.
Manages the ongoing technical and professional development of staff.
with management of the design, evaluation, implementation, and ongoing improvement of new testing methods, clinical evaluations and research projects, to increase efficiency.
Is responsible for oversight of supply and reagent inventory.
Leads or participates on process improvement teams.
Assists with developing and monitoring assigned budget.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.

Ability to promote a work team environment and participate as an active team member.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Good supervisory skills with the ability to effectively utilize and develop personnel to execute job tasks.
Must be able to make sound decisions and work well under pressure.
Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action which may be under strict deadlines. Capable of handling responsibility for timely volume of component production.
Ability to conceptualize computer software applications and computer equipment automation.
Ability to comprehend and apply clinical laboratory procedures and theory.
Proficient computer skills with the ability to retrieve data.


For more information please contact or apply directly!

Still actively hiring during COVID-19


Keywords: COVID-19, Corona Virus, Laboratory Manager, Blood Bank, Urgent Need, Job, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, California Laboratory, Medical Technologist, IRL, Reference Laboratory

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Meet Your Recruiter

Chelsey Opalenik
Healthcare Recruiter

Chelsey is a healthcare recruiter who understands the importance of finding the best long term fit for her candidates! She is happy to help you navigate the job search and listen to what you are truly looking for in your next career move. She knows that finding a new job can be overwhelming, so she prioritizes making the process as smooth and stress free as possible for you! Chelsey joined KA Recruiting after graduating from Wellesley College with her Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Public Health and now has been part of the team for over two years. When not helping you find your next job, Chelsey can be found baking cinnamon rolls, taking spin and yoga classes, and exploring new cities and restaurants with her friends. 
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