Microbiology Manager in Oklahoma City, OK at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/3/2021

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    225 Northeast 97th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK
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Job Description

Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, OK

Main Duties: The Microbiology 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 importance.

Required Knowledge: BS degree in Medical Technology or equivalent.  Applicant must demonstrate a broad knowledge of the technical aspects of the tests performed in Clinical Microbiology, including Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Parasitology, Serology, an Molecular Microbiology and possess the ability to lead employees in daily activities as well as interact with medical staff regarding these services.  Ability to stay abreast of the latest innovations in test methodologies.

Required Experience: Minimum requirements – 8 years in a clinical Microbiology Laboratory, including experience in Supervisory capacity, with proven leadership skills.  

Special Requirement: MT/MLS(ASCP) or equivalent certification.  Must have interpersonal skills to gain cooperation with other departments and foster continuous improvements.  Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements, including weekends, and holidays.  Must demonstrate good organizational and communication skills and be able to address client concerns and employees in a professional manner.  Must be able to make independent decisions and handle multiple priorities in a high volume setting.  Must be able to organize and lead projects both within the work group and with cross functional group.