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Lab Manager (Blood Bank / Microbiology) - DAY SHIFT

Macon, GA 31201

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs Job Number: CQ350 Pay Rate: Highly competitive compensation Minimum Salary: Maximum Salary:

Job Description

This 600+ bed medical center is seeking a full-time Lab Manager (Blood Bank / Microbiology).


Job Description

  • Manage a team of professional staff responsible for scientific research projects and research facilities.
  • Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
  • Manages, maintains, and ensures laboratory compliance to the human subjects (IRB), biosafety (IBC), and animal usage (IACUC) protocols.
  • Coordinates with the departmental safety officer to ensure compliance of lab protocols, and assists with the onboarding of new personnel.
  • Advises other researchers on long-range plans for research projects, including funding, experimental design, and data analysis.
  • Solves complex problems relating to the administration of various projects, including planning, and adapting experimental procedures, designing new protocols to achieve project goals, and making other significant contributions to lab methodologies.
  • Develop goals and operating procedures, practices, and guidelines for research activity based on departmental strategy.
  • Manage the laboratory facilities, including the purchase of new equipment and the maintenance and repair of existing laboratory equipment.
  • Provides logistical support for the smooth running of the lab, including ordering, organization, stocking, personnel management, and conflict resolution.
  • Job duties will involve the generation of human-derived intestinal organoid lines, cultivation of various aerobic and anaerobic bacterial strains, various protocols investigating the metabolomic response of mixed microbial communities, DNA and RNA extractions and analyses from a variety of biological samples, and statistical/bioinformatics work related to grant writing and manuscript generation.
  • Solves complex problems relating to the administration of projects, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to methodology.
  • Guides data collection, evaluation and analysis. Designs and manages databases. Writes reports, articles and manuscripts.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Job Requirements


  • Lab leadership experience (Manager/Supervisor)
  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Lab Science or related field
  • ASCP or AMT certification (MT or MLS)
  • Experience/skills in: bacterial, bioinformatics, blood bank, collection, data analysis, DNA, microbiology

Additional Information

Interested? Apply here, or reach out to Caroline via email ( or phone (617-746-2746). You can also schedule a time to chat using this link:

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Meet Your Recruiter

Caroline Quinn
Associate Healthcare Recruiter

Caroline joined K.A. Recruiting in 2022 after graduating from Holy Cross where she majored in International Studies and Business. She took a particular interest in forging a career in the healthcare industry after struggling with an autoimmune disorder during college. She saw first-hand the profound positive impact of healthcare professionals-- from detail-oriented lab techs to empathetic bedside nurses-- and knew that she wanted to contribute to the system. Caroline thoroughly enjoys connecting with candidates and working with them to find the best next step in their fulfilling careers. 
When she's not working, you can find Caroline skiing in Maine, surfing on the Cape & Islands, exploring museums in Boston, and playing board games with her family (specifically Ticket to Ride and Catan)!

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