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Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Supervisor I- Chemistry - (1st Shift) - San Diego CA in San Diego, California

The West Division of LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor for the Chemistry department at the San Diego Core Lab. The chemistry department performs the full range of core testing including profile chemistry. This supervisor will be responsible for the automated chemistry area.

The schedule for this position will be:

Tuesday - Saturday, 5:00am - 1:30 pm with additional hours and days required based on business needs.


  • Manage the daily operations of assigned laboratory group to ensure that specimens are properly shipped and received, tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and results are reported in a timely manner

  • Monitor daily workflow in the lab, plan/ schedule for adequate assay coverage, and troubleshoot/ escalate problems, as necessary

  • Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory testing staff

  • Assist with the hiring of qualified, enthusiastic employees, including technical and non-technical team members

  • Monitor time tracking system for employees and ensuring attendance expectations are being met

  • Engage in continuous process and service improvement

  • Provide technical troubleshooting and decision making

  • Ensure QC and maintenance of all laboratory equipment

  • Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations based on thorough evaluation of technical, quality and efficiency impact

  • Assist with monitoring sample progression and respond to sample status inquiries from customer service as needed

  • Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations

  • Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation/compliance requirements

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, local trends, and any emergency management

  • Meet regularly with direct reports

  • Provide coaching and constructive feedback, and career development discussions. Write and deliver performance reviews and build a positive CRL team environment


  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field

  • CA CLS Generalist License required

  • Minimum 6 years of clinical laboratory experience required

  • Previous supervisor experience strongly preferred

  • Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient at multi-tasking, solid organizational skills, and ability to be flexible

  • Knowledge of CLIA, JCAHO, CAP and state regulations a plus




Tuesday - Saturday, 5:00am-1:30pm, additional hours and days may be required based on business needs

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.