We are seeking a new Manager for our Histocompatibility (HLA) Laboratory .
Be responsible for the management of staff and operations of a new histocompatibility laboratory. The Department of Laboratory Medicine is expanding our specialized testing menu to include histocompatibility testing in support of MSKCCs hematopoietic stem cell transplant programs and immunotherapy initiatives. The manager will be involved in the planning and implementation of this new laboratory, under the direction of the technical and medical directors, including:
Equipment selection and purchase process
Coordination with Project Managers and Facilities Management
Supervisory oversight of instrument and method validations
Coordination with LIS team for histocompatibility module build in the institutions LIS
A strong, assertive leader who is able to motivate and inspire a high performing team.
Able to Manage technical and support staff
Support the labs quality initiatives, aligned with the departments robust Quality Management System
Someone who excels at managing multiple projects within dynamic, changing settings.
Bachelor's degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university is required.
A current New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or ASCP certification with eligibility to apply for a NY license preferred.
Certifications as a Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) AND as a Histocompatibility Specialist (CHS) by the American Board for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) are preferred .
10+ years managing or supervising in a clinical lab setting.
Strong experience in formulating and managing budgets.
HOURS: 9-5 Monday- Friday.
Internal Number: 2019-30247
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