Laboratory Director Further Information

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North America




150,000 - 200,000 $ per annum




Laboratory Director


Cartwright James has partnered with a privately-owned Diagnostics Lab that has grown from strength to strength in the last 9 years. Now employing close to 200 people the hiring company is searching for a talented leader who will step in as the Lab Director reporting directly to the VP Operations. The role will take ownership of department heads managing a technical team of more than 30 people. The Lab has 3 main service offerings but is rapidly expanding those services in predictive cancer genetics. As a family owned business, this is a great opportunity for the preferred candidate to embrace a fulfilling role in a company with low staff turnover and an engaging culture, happy employees and a future that is very exciting.

The role and lab is based west coast USA and is certified by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and boast some of the fastest and most reliable test results in the country.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides overall direction and leadership for laboratory operations in order to service clients and patients in accordance with contractual obligations, industry standards of scientific integrity and regulatory requirements.
  • Direct the implementation of standardized procedures for the laboratory including internal and external quality control.
  • Enforce and ensure prompt corrective action is taken in respect to laboratory audit findings or deficiencies noted.
  • Responsible for training and development of laboratory
  • Keep the VP of Operations abreast and current of all relevant issues.

Key Requirements:

  • Held leadership positions in the past, managing a minimum of 10 reports
  • PhD educated or equivalent
  • Certified to work within a Laboratory environment

Job Reference: CJ-SC-DIA-LD-001

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