Laboratory Manager

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
STF10361
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Laboratory Manager

The George Mason University, Student Health Services Department invites applications for a Laboratory Manager position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Department:

Student Health Services (SHS) provides health care services at George Mason University (GMU). SHS provides primary care services and health promotion to eligible students at GMU, including but not limited to, initial and follow up assessment, history taking, physical exam of patients, utilization of differential diagnosis, appropriate interventions, consultations and referrals as indicated, and basic emergency treatment and stabilization. Staff provide services to faculty, staff, and visitors on an as needed basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from biohazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens;
  • Operates required laboratory equipment and instruments; records data; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment;
  • Complies with biohazard safety standards through proper handling of potentially hazardous chemical and biological agents in the workplace;
  • Responsible for any SHS Administrative/Reporting needs as pertaining to the laboratory;
  • Prepares, cleans, sterilizes, and maintains laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments used in the lab;
  • Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt;
  • Maintains Quality Controls within the lab by providing yearly competency training to staff, performing proficiency testing with CUA waived tests;
  • Performs accurate scientific testing, research, and consultation to minimize errors in laboratory findings, scientific research and fieldwork;
  • Independently performs and provides consultation on specialized laboratory/research procedures and projects.


Lab Management Duties:

  • Prepares lab (at all three campuses) for annual and periodic inspections by internal and external auditors (EHS, AAAHC, etc.);
  • Reviews all laboratory contract results and monitors any pending results or problems that might occur;
  • Remains on call for the lab on evenings and weekends;
  • Works with the Infection Control committee for Lab Quality Control
  • Manages the lab flow on a daily basis;
  • Manages the Mason lab process for Research performed within the University;
  • Manages laboratory maintenance (weekly, monthly, quarterly, biyearly, yearly);
  • Verifies all lab results;
  • Prepares the CUA report;
  • Attends regular meetings with Lab Corp;
  • Reviews work performed in the lab on evenings and weekends.


Required Qualifications:

  • Certified Laboratory Medical Technologist, or comparable;
  • Minimum of two years laboratory experience;
  • Familiar with Medical Terminology;
  • Experience as a supervisor and/or experience as a trainer within a laboratory setting.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic CPR certification;
  • Medical office or other patient ambulatory clinic experience;
  • Knowledge of Medicat.


For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

In addition, please upload Proof of Laboratory Medical Technologist Certification (as Other doc).

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Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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