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Lab Supervisor - Clinical Toxicology

Lewisville, Texas

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Every day as a Quest career professional, you’ll work in a dynamic, collaborative environment with the latest cutting-edge technology. As a laboratory operations team member, you will play a key role in ensuring that the highest standards of quality, safety, and integrity are upheld while meeting the needs of our patients. And, you’ll be supported by a company committed to helping you grow a rewarding career through cross training and comprehensive learning opportunities.

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Category Laboratory Location Lewisville, Texas Job function Operations Job family Laboratory Operations
Shift Day Employee type Regular Full-Time Work mode On-site

Lab Supervisor - Lewisville, TX | Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Department: Clinical Lab, Clinical Toxicology

Under direction of the manager/director, plan, organize, schedule and direct the work of the section in order to effectively maximize employees, equipment and material utilization within budgetary constraints while adhering to quality technical standards. 


  • Oversee activities of the department, distribute/assign work, determine priorities, schedule non-routine procedures. 
  • Perform supervisory functions for their assigned staff including interviewing, hiring, training and providing staff development through performance evaluation and corrective counseling. 
  • Perform advanced/specialized tests and other related laboratory techniques. May duplicate work of others to confirm test results. Re-evaluate methodology, make recommended changes and assists in test interpretation. Determine if further testing should be done on samples or if test should be repeated. 
  • Check/approve all specialized and problem reports for accuracy. 
  • Initiate quality-control measures and monitor quality of work for adherence to laboratory standards. 
  • Perform duties of technologist as necessitated by absence or peak workload. 
  • Completes special projects as requested - surveys, statistical reports, studies, research, etc. 
  • Maintain laboratory areas and equipment in a safe, functional and sanitary condition. 
  • Complete training and competency checklists as appropriate. 
  • Adheres to all established CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA and laboratory safety requirements. 
  • Required to use (a) personal protective equipment, (b) engineering controls and/or (c) work practice controls as directed by management. 
  • Answer questions from clients or other lab personnel, if applicable. 
  • Participate in government or regulatory agency inspections, if needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of work performed by the position. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Work Experience:  

  • Four (4) to six (6) years full-time experience as a medical technologist or equivalent in a clinical laboratory. 

Preferred Work Experience:  

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred. 
  • LC-MS or ICP-MS experience strongly preferred.

Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree required; degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry strongly preferred

  • Transcripts will be requested for review throughout consideration process

License & Certifications: 
ASCP Certification

Knowledge: 

  • Comprehensive theoretical and operational job knowledge in designated specialty required. 
  • Knowledge of organizational/departmental policies and procedures. 

Skills:

  • Proven leadership and problem-solving skills. 
  • Must be detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently, establish work priorities and to handle several tasks simultaneously for maximum department efficiency. 
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to deal courteously and effectively with employees, co-workers and clients. 
  • Ability to deal with client information in a confidential manner. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and Laboratory Information Systems. 

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects: Objects 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally; objects 36 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted or carried and objects over 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance. 
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. 
  • May be required to use a wide variety of manual and automated pipettes and laboratory instruments and apparatuses all of which demand significant manual dexterity. 

Quest Diagnostics honors our service members and encourages veterans to apply.

While we appreciate and value our staffing partners, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Quest will not be responsible for paying agency fees for any individual as to whom an agency has sent an unsolicited resume. 

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