Children's Hospital Boston Research Lab Supervisor in Boston, Massachusetts
Title Research Lab Supervisor
Job Posting Description At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Biorepository Lab and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Research Laboratory Supervisor will be responsible for:
Training and supervising staff, including providing continuing education.
Creating and maintaining laboratory documentation including standard operating procedures, equipment maintenance logs, specimen shipment receipts, etc.
Managing laboratory inventory and equipment, including validation and implementation of automation.
Monitoring laboratory services for accuracy, efficiency, and adherence to deadlines.
Working with management and staff to develop and implement quality assurance program and ensure compliance.
Providing knowledgeable and courteous customer support.
Leading continuous improvement, process optimization, development, and implementation projects for advancement and scale-up of services and throughput.
Ensuring compliance with governmental and hospital regulations.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree AND a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience OR Master of Science AND 4 years of relevant work experience.
A high degree of problem solving and decision making skills.
Detail-oriented with proficient organizational, writing, and record-keeping skills.
Efficient time management skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
The ability to meet high performance standards with regard to work quality and quantity.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with staff and customers.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems.
Competency in the use of laboratory equipment and automation.
Experience in process improvement.
Preferred - Strong background in molecular biology and/or biobanking.
Preferred - Experience with core facility operations and management.
Preferred - Familiar with CAP accreditation programs and requirements.
Preferred - Practical and hands-on experience in Quality Management Systems.
The Biobank is a fast-paced facility experiencing rapid growth, requiring a Research Lab Supervisor who exhibits strong leadership, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, with an ability to analyze complex issues and make sound decisions in a timely manner. Candidate must respond to and lead change, adapting quickly to evolving circumstances, and communicate team goals, priorities, and issues effectively to staff and management. This is a hands-on role responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of the laboratory operations and services.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Status Full Time
Standard Hours per Week 40