Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Supervisor (Microbiology) - $5000 Sign On Bonus in Raritan, New Jersey

This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus

  • Supervise the 3rd shift clinical microbiology staff, providing technical and administrative support

  • Oversee all operational activities during the shifts for both technical and non-technical staff

  • Ensure all phases of work are completed in a timely and efficient manner

  • Manage the workload and productivity of the Microbiology staff to ensure published turnaround times are met; provide coaching as necessary

  • Assist in the hiring and training of new employees

  • Perform patient tests and analyses following established microbiology procedures

  • Read cultures on assigned benches and perform biochemical testing

  • Set-up isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of potential pathogens

  • Document results on worksheets and release completed work through the LIS

  • Read and report gram stains to assist in the diagnosis of disease

  • Using both automated and manual analytical methods to perform testing

  • Troubleshoot issues and complete corrective action as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a Biological or Physical Science

  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a medical technologist in a clinical microbiology laboratory

  • Experience in a high volume clinical microbiology environment is required

  • Prior supervisory experience is a plus

  • Familiarity with ID and susceptibility test systems such as Vitek MS (MALD-TOF),Vitek 2 and Microscan

  • Strong working knowledge of pathogenic bacteria

  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures

  • ASCP Certification is a plus

  • Excellent computer skills; experience with an LIS

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Shift

3

Schedule

Monday - Friday (8:00pm - 4:30am)

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.