Associate Director, Automated Procedures Lab - Marietta, GA
Quintiles Transnational 287 reviews - United States

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PURPOSE

Manage a team of Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants. Assist with administration of

laboratory testing in accordance with applicable regulations governing clinical laboratories.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and direct the daily activities of assigned laboratory work group(s) through appropriate delegation, technical
skills training, and work supervision. Meet regularly with staff and senior management to discuss and resolve workload

and technical issues.

  • Screen and assign workload. Plan, prioritize and assign tasks and projects. Counsel, train and coach laboratory staff.
Assist in developing performance standards. Monitor work, develop staff skills and evaluate performance.

  • Assist in establishment and revision of laboratory policies and procedures. Maintain appropriate control and quality
assurance procedures. Ensure compliance with safety requirements.

  • Keep abreast of new technical developments. Assist with implementation of new tests, equipment, programs and/or
procedures in the assigned area(s) as needed. Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives to increase quality of

services and operational efficiency.

  • Foster a unified culture and facilitate collaboration, coorperation, sharing of information and teamwork. Participate in
initiatives to improve employee engagement to positively impact operational results, customer satisfaction and employee

retention.

  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning,
assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining

employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources

matters.

Qualifications

Please read carefully. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements will NOT be considered for this role.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • In depth knowledge of clinical testing procedures and applicable laboratory testing regulations
  • Working knowledge of quality assurance and quality control principles and in depth knowledge of company-specific
program requirements

  • Knowledge of occupational safety and health rules and regulations
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Effective supervision and coaching skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in a health sciences field and 9 years relevant experience including 3 years leading staff; or equivalent
combination of education, training and experience

  • Applicable certifications and licenses as required by country, state, and/or other regulatory bodies
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Work is performed in a laboratory environment, full manual dexterity and visual acuity required
  • May be exposed to potential physical harm from hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, blood-borne pathogens, toxic
materials, toxic gases

EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Primary Location

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United States

Organization

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USA04 - US - CTS

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287 reviews
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