As an integral member of the CMO/Laboratory Medicine team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, this position will oversee the activities and functions of the Cell-Free DNA Program. The Program Manager is responsible for clinical laboratory quality, operations and staff management in accordance with CLIA and NYS regulations. Oversees existing and new cfDNA initiatives from conception to completion, including financial management, sample collection and processing logistics, as well as downstream analysis.
Responsible for administrative and technical operations of the laboratory. Coordinates resources and staff to ensure efficient operations. Directs the functions and activities of staff. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff, as well as ongoing training of existing employees.
Designs, implements and monitors adherence to the Quality Assurance plan for the cfDNA Laboratory, to ensure compliance with CLIA and NYS standards.
Plans, initiates and manages cfDNA projects with research and clinical teams through completion. Serves as a strategic liaison between users/investigators and all teams involved (sample ordering, receiving, preparation, extraction, downstream analysis, etc.).
Manages financial activities related to the cfDNA program.
Provides expertise to create and maintain information systems integral to the cfDNA program functions. Prepares detailed reports on routine processes and R&D initiatives.
Bachelors Degree in Biology/Biotechnology required
Masters Degree in Biology/Biotechnology preferred
7-10 years of experience with 7+years of clinical/research molecular laboratory management AND 2+ years of staff management required
NYS Clinical Lab Technologist license required
Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm
Internal Number: 2019-38086
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