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Lab Supervisor Screening

  • Date Posted: 09-Jun-2021
  • Department: Screening
  • Position Status: Full Time
  • Shift: Second
  • Days Worked: Monday - Friday
  • Exempt Status: Yes

Desired Attributes:

USDTL seeks a scientific professional with exceptional, leadership, organization, communication and collaborative skills.

Company Requirements:

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to satisfy the following:

  • Create and lead an environment that embodies laboratory technician learning and understanding.
  • Perform high quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Work effectively and professionally as part of a team on all assignments.
  • Communicate and coordinate work efforts closely with other colleagues in different laboratory areas and shifts.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Responsible for overseeing the testing activities in the screening laboratory area -the tests are analyses of drugs of abuse in a variety of biological matrices.
  • Day-to-day supervision of test performance by testing personnel, monitoring quality management/assurance/control indicators to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained.
  • Ensures technicians are following established policies and procedures. And report to Laboratory Director/Manager whenever test systems/personnel deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Responsible for training/mentoring lab technicians (evaluating, and documenting the competency for testing personnel). With addition to providing constructive criticism.
  • Reviewing equipment maintenance logs and assuring that all remedial actions are taken.
  • Initiating troubleshooting when issues necessitate within their department and communicate with other areas when needed.
  • Develop new methods.
  • Leader of safety – communicate and engage laboratory technicians in safety awareness and behavior.

Qualifications:

  • MA/MS from an accredited institution with a major in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences; and subsequent to graduation has had at least four years of pertinent clinical or forensic lab experience, of which no less than two years have been spent working in a forensic toxicology laboratory; OR
  • BA/BS from an accredited institution with a major in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences and at least six years of pertinent clinical or forensic lab experience; AND
  • Two years of hands-on lab experience including any of the following: extraction techniques for biological matrices, automated immunoassay analyzers, ELISA, or instrumental experience in gas/liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry.

Special Position Requirements:

Lab positions generally involve handling of biohazard materials and hazardous substances. Job is full-time and scheduled hours are generally Monday – Friday, 4 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., but flexibility is required.

Preferences:

  • Two-year work experience in a forensic toxicology laboratory

Work Requirements:

At times, depending on the needs of the company and department, it may be necessary to work on weekends.


If you are interested in applying for a position, please submit your resume and an email or cover letter to careers@usdtl.com with the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.


USDTL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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1.800.235.2367

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