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Clinical Laboratory Manager

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Kelly Services is currently seeking a Clinical Laboratory Manager in Gaithersburg, MD to work a contract assignment of 12 months for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100 companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.



**Primary Responsibilities of the** Clinical Laboratory Manager **includes:**



We have established an internal laboratory facility and workflow that offers PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 assessment for our staff members. Staff working within this CLIA laboratory may be required to work a shift pattern to enable 16 hour/day, 5 days/week operation. However, at this time, typical working hours will be Tuesday to Saturday 8am-4pm, but all applicants should have the ability to work between the hours of 6am and 10pm in case shift work is required in the future.


The Clinical Laboratory Manager will be accountable for:

Overseeing a group of laboratory based scientists performing testing by following established standard operating procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, and reporting of results.

Performing ongoing quality monitoring, ensuring that all group members adhere to quality control policies.

Identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and implementing appropriate corrective action.

Running monthly internal QA proficiency testing and reporting.

Overseeing assay validation projects and implement process improvements or new tests.

Overseeing training and personnel competency activities.

Providing daily operational summaries for management.

Interacting with Facilities staff, Health and Safety staff, and other logistics groups as needed.

Ensure that stock of all reagents and consumables are at optimum levels.


The laboratory manager will have a thorough understanding of all workflow components to enable identification and resolution of any issues that may arise during daily operations. These components include coordination with sample collection locations, sample accessioning, and tracking in the LIMS/LIS system, sample processing on manual and automated platforms, assay execution, data analysis, and reporting.


The CLIA Laboratory Manager will supervise and coordinate the activities of a team of 4-8 scientists and be responsible for staff adherence to operational and safety SOPs and for QC checks before data reporting.

This role reports to the CLIA Laboratory Operations Leader.


Key Requirements:

Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology, chemistry, biology, or related life science, and 7 years relevant work experience OR Master of Science degree in a related field, plus 4 years relevant experience; or PhD degree plus 2 years relevant experience.

MLS(ASCP) or SMB(ASCP) Preferred

Familiarity with automated liquid handling platforms, qPCR and LIMS/LIS operations are required.

Familiarity with CLIA standards and experience with laboratory regulatory inspections.

Experience of line and performance management.

Work in BSL2 laboratory with previous experience with automation and molecular biology techniques required.

Experience working in a Biological Safety Cabinet required.

Experience working in a CLIA environment preferred.

Clinical diagnostics background preferred (molecular tests).

Work with human biological specimens. HepB Vaccination advised.

Work with samples which may contain SARS-CoV-2.

Attention to detail to ensure chain of custody of all samples.

Working and communicating across a fast-paced cross organizational team.

Ability to rigorously follow SOPs.

Alternative pattern shift work.

Ability to follow CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) procedures.

Ability to work with on and off site service providers.

Ability to prepare documentation of daily lab throughput to present at daily meetings.



**Additional Information:**




+ Contract assignment, duration 12 months.

+ Work schedule: full-time, first shift.



**Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:**




+ Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchaseand the coverage is portable*

+ Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Free online training campus available

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Corporate discounts



**Apply Now!**



This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:



Please email your resume directly to Sandy at: Sanm174@KellyServices.com [reference BH Job #3052719]



Thank you for your interest in the assignment.




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

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