MANAGER, DUHS CLIN LABS

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General Description

Responsible for managing and coordinating technical activities, tests and operational support for multiple cost centers and/or 20 FTE's.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the operational policies and procedures of the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory; coordinate with medical staff on issues which impact laboratory services.
  • Provide direction and support to the senior staff in the development and monitoring of laboratory programs to include laboratory quality control procedures, installation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and compliance with federal regulations; develop and monitor recruitment, selection, personnel orientation and development and performance appraisal programs and processes.
  • In concurrence with Senior Management, formulate short and long-range goals for the clinical laboratory unit, set priorities, assign responsibilities and establish timetables; project future needs and formulate strategies consistent with projections.
  • Determine fiscal requirements and prepare an annual budget for the unit; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditure of budget funds on a periodic basis. Prepare capital budget requests as needed.
  • Prepare activity reports reflecting volume of work, procedures utilized and output results; and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Plan and conduct meetings with other staff to ensure compliance with established practices, to implement new policies and to keep employees abreast of current changes and standards; represent the unit in interactions with other units and members of the healthcare team.
  • Responsible for recommending and executing various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisal, promotions and disciplinary actions. Monitor attendance and automated time reports.
  • Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with patients, family, and other medical personnel, as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein or as directed by Senior Management.

Education
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other Biological Science degree that included chemistry classes. [ASP1]

Experience
Seven years of laboratory experience, some of which must be of a supervisory nature. Alternatively, an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Certification by a nationally recognized agency/board is required (ASCP).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough working knowledge of clinical laboratory environment.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

  • General scientific knowledge obtained during the course of obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree and general skills / experience obtained during the course of working in a laboratory environment. Experience and skill with the use and maintenance of analytical equipment, especially high performance liquid chromatographs and/or mass spectrometers are desirable and preferred for the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory.
  • Instrumentation includes: gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer, tandem mass spectrometer, amino acid analyzer, high or ultra-performance liquid chromatograph, fluorometric, spectrophotometric and electrophoretic equipment.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel are also desired for the Biochemical Genetics laboratory.
[ASP1]Would master’s degree suffice in lieu of certification requirement?

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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