South San Francisco, CA

CLIA Lab General Supervisor

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Position Description

The general supervisor will be responsible for supervision and oversight of the laboratory operation and personnel. They will be responsible for managing the laboratory, and for reporting of results, quality assurance (QA) issues, and operational issues.

We are currently looking to hire a Lab Supervisor Location: South San Francisco, CA

What You'll Do

  • Validate new molecular diagnostics assays and optimize existing ones
  • Manage teams of CLSs and unlicensed personnel with the following duties, in a dynamic environment
  • Clinical testing
  • Equipment related duties such as calibration and preventive maintenance
  • Training and competency
  • Validate new molecular diagnostic assays
  • Optimize and troubleshoot existing assays
  • Work closely with engineering and automation teams to help handle rapid growth in sample volume
  • Provide input to the QA department, which uses internal apps to prepare and maintain a host of regulatory documents

About You

  • Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist License (CGMBS), required
  • At least 6 years of experience as a CLS, or 4 years of experience if candidate holds a Master’s degree
  • Experience managing other personnel
  • Ability to wield a pipette with high dexterity
  • Ability to write crisply and communicate clearly
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience developing written procedures
  • Outstanding bench experience with knowledge of the following:
  • DNA Extraction
  • PCR Amplification
  • NGS techniques are a plus

Interview process

Counsyl is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is geared to ensure that we continue to hire the very best. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Our interview process is composed of practical and situational interviews in a series of settings spanning Skype, practical exams, and in-person meetings. Our goal is to gauge both your ability to succeed in the first 90 days as well as your capacity to scale with us as we grow.

Why Counsyl?

Throughout it all, we are looking to understand why you are driven to be a part of our company. Specifically, we want to know how you identify with our mission and will contribute to our team.