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Associate Laboratory Director

Kelly Services
Kent, WA 98030
Kelly Science, a global staffing and solutions provider of specialty talent, is currently recruiting for a **Associate Laboratory Director** in Kent, WA! This position is critical to the overall success of the organization and laboratory operations. Our client is a pioneer and leader in saliva-based and other non-invasive testing and handles a medium volume of clinical testing at 50 - 70 samples per day. As a supporter of both clinical and research operations, this role is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in both clinical and R&D laboratory operations! If you're interested in growing your laboratory career, apply now for immediate consideration!


**Pay rate** : $90k+/year depending on experience


**Schedule** : Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm


**Duration:** Direct-hire (permanent position)


**Responsibilities:**


+ Ensure the laboratory is in compliance with regulatory agencies such as CLIA, JACO, Washington State Department of Health and the FDA

+ Lead a team of 3 direct reports and 25 indirect reports

+ Selection of test methodology that is appropriate for the clinical use of test results

+ Verification of the test procedures performed and establishment of the laboratory's test performance characteristics, including the precision and accuracy of each test and test system

+ Enrollment and participation in an HHS approved proficiency testing program commensurate with the services offered

+ Establishing a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed and establishing the parameters for acceptable levels of analytic performance and ensuring that those levels are maintained throughout the entire testing process

+ Resolving technical issues and ensuring that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications

+ Ensuring that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is functioning properly

+ Identifying training needs and assuring that each individual performing tests receives regular in-service training and education

+ Direct observations of routine patient test performance

+ Monitoring the recording and reporting of test results

+ Review the intermediate test results and worksheets, quality control records, proficiency testing results, and preventative maintenance records

+ Direct observation of performance of instrument maintenance and function checks

+ Assessment of test performance through testing of previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing samples, or external proficiency testing samples

+ Assessment of problem solving skills

+ Evaluating and documenting the performance of individuals responsible for CLIA certified high complexity testing at least semi-annually during the first year the individual tests patient specimens. Thereafter, evaluations must be performed at least annually unless test methodology or instrumentation changes.


**Qualifications:**


+ PhD in life science or related field required

+ 4-5 years of experience in supervisory laboratory role

+ Experience working in a clinical or industry laboratory setting

+ Great communication skills


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-15

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