Supervisor Clinical Pathology

Req ID #:  190671
Location: 

Spencerville, OH, US, 45887

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

BASIC SUMMARY:

Responsible for performing and reviewing all ordered parameters. Proficient in all areas of Clinical Pathology Department. Train clinical pathology technicians and coordinate clinical pathology studies. Initiate, test, and validate new standard operation procedures and equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Maintain proficient knowledge of hematology including blood slide differential and reticulocyte counts, clinical chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis and fecal analysis.

· Coordinate operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all clinical pathology analyzers.

· Maintain proficient knowledge on testing new procedures and standard operation procedures; establish new methods and procedures.

· Oversee training of clinical pathology technicians.

· Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.

· Provide direct daily supervision and review work of assigned departmental employees to ensure accuracy and to ensure adherence to pertinent departmental policies, practices, and procedures [SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols.] Schedule and prioritize workload of group members.

· Assist in the interview and selection of qualified non-exempt personnel. Recommend personnel actions, including hiring, promotions and raises. Partner with Human Resources and departmental management to assist in the handling of disciplinary issues. Draft appropriate personnel action paperwork.

· Identify training and development needs of direct reports. Assist in the development, implementation and delivery of departmental training programs; ensure that direct reports receive departmental orientation and necessary on-the-job training. Oversee maintenance of group training manual and training records.

· Monitor performance of direct reports. Provide regular coaching and counseling. Assist in preparation and delivery of salary and performance reviews of direct reports.

· Schedule overtime as authorized. Review and approve timecards. Coordinate vacation/time off schedules.

· Recommend short-range operating objectives, organizational structure of direct reports and staffing requirements. Assist in the development of a departmental plan for backup and succession of key technical personnel.

· May assist in development of departmental budget.

· Ensure optimum performance of group function. Recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity, 

increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.

· Assist in the development, maintenance and communication of departmental systems and SOPs. Assist in the development and communication of job descriptions for subordinate positions.

· Ensure that departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition and that departmental area(s) are maintained in a clean and orderly condition.

· Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Education: Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent desired. Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent desired with a Medical Technology discipline preferred.

· Experience: 3-5 years of experience in a clinical pathology laboratory desired.

· An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

· Certification/Licensure: MT or MLT with certification or certification eligible preferred (ASCP or HEW).

· Other: Demonstrated leadership and word processing skills. Effective organizational and verbal skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, use hands to handle glassware, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and type at a computer.

· Occasionally stoops and bends.

· Frequently lifts and moves up to 40 pounds.

· Frequently uses a microscope.

· Stands/walks for up to 90% of the workday (varies).

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 


Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor.  As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees. 


Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

 

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities. 


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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