Lab Supervisor - Clinical Chemistry ASCP

    • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Highland Heights, KY
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 1 day ago


On Site
Full Time


Clinical research
Clinical trials
Administrative support
Laboratory equipment
Preventive maintenance
Quality control
Quality improvement
Policies and procedures
Standard operating procedure
Critical thinking
Time management
Organizational skills
Problem solving
Analytical skill
Office equipment
Health care

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Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on - now and in the future.

Our PPD® Laboratory Services team has a direct impact on improving patient health through the expertise of scientists, industry thought-leaders and therapeutic experts. As the world leader in serving science, our laboratory professionals bring their commitment to accuracy and quality to deliver groundbreaking innovations.

Discover Impactful Work

Assists in overseeing and supervising daily work activities within the laboratory unit to ensure efficient and effective scientific and administrative operations. Operates, maintains, and repairs clinical laboratory equipment within the scope of training including routine preventive maintenance, calibrations, and safety checks. Oversees and reviews area weekly and monthly Quality Control and maintaining QC database. Set up and validate new assays as assigned by the manager.

Performs and reports routine and complex laboratory analyses that require advanced evaluation and judgment skills. Uses set protocols and guidelines to evaluate credibility and accuracy of test results and provides data for validation to supervisors and managers. Performs work in an efficient manner by coordinating personnel and testing steps to achieve maximum productivity.

Ensures that quality control procedures are carried out. Monitors and resolves instrument problems. Implements new technology and instruments for unit according to established protocols.

Gathers data for quality improvement activities within section and participates in comparison studies of precision, accuracy, and linearity for new or existing assays according to established protocols.

In conjunction with laboratory senior management, develops new policies and procedures for the unit and writes Standard Operating Procedures.

Serves in a mentor to team members providing guidance and reviewing and checking work. Trains and assesses the competency of staff in the unit and issues formal evaluations. Recruits, interviews, and hires new staff. Regularly interacts with non-laboratory departments to organize work flow, trouble shoot problems, and find resolution in order to meet client expectations.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • AND 5+ years of previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.
  • AND 1+ year of leadership responsibility

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proven problem solving/troubleshooting abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Ability to provide guidance on analytical issues and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to adapt to changes in workflow, unusual circumstances, and high pressure and time sensitive environments
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment

Work Environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.
  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds.
  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.
  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.
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