Supervisor Clinical Laboratory, PM Shift

Genomic Health
Job Location
Redwood City, CA 94063
Job Description

Genomic Health is looking to hire a dynamic and collaborative Supervisor for the CLS PM Shift. The PM shift is a great community working together to be the best at what they do every day. The group is welcoming and puts in a great amount of effort to integrate new hires and bring them up to speed. The PM shift offers opportunities to learn about technical instrumentation and is supported by knowledgeable staff and an on-call service group. They are an openminded group that regularly takes on changes, challenges and succeeds. The team has various backgrounds and experience and are open to and supportive of individuals that are new to the workforce (or new to a supervisory position) and those that can offer their industry knowledge.


  • You as the Clinical Laboratory Supervisor, PM shift will be responsible for the supervision of the laboratory personnel and the operations of the Analytical Laboratory.
  • You will perform high complexity laboratory testing on patient specimens according to standard operating procedures, interpret and report patient results, and perform quality control and quality assurance procedures while following all applicable local, state, and federal laboratory requirements.
  • You will collaborate with various departments and cross-functional teams to ensure the quality and timeliness with which patient and clinical validation study samples are processed by being involved with troubleshooting technical issues and by reporting or addressing immediate issues.
  • You will assist in the assessment of staff, will recruit and hire new employees through the use of interview teams, and will be responsible for the ongoing management and development of their staff.
  • You demonstrate leadership, operational management, organizational skills, facilitate effective teamwork and coordination in patient sample testing and projects, and will collaborate with the laboratory staff to identify and champion operational and quality improvements.



  • Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in a relevant biological or clinical science discipline
  • Related clinical laboratory experience: 6+ years for candidates with a B.S. degree, 4+ years for candidates with an M.S. degree, or 2+ years for candidates with a Ph.D. degree.
  • Working knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements for the Clinical Laboratory regulations
  • Excellent attention to detail, great organizational skills and a strong desire to provide superb service to internal and external customers
  • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Experience with using Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Experience with one or more standard molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid isolation, RNA/DNA quantification, PCR and RT-PCR, DNA sequencing is desirable
  • Ability to quickly adopt and apply new methods and technologies
  • Ability to quickly and calmly adapt and respond to and help others through changes in priorities, timelines and deliverables
  • Desire to mentor, coach and develop employees
  • Ability to analyze and solve moderately complex issues that impact laboratory processes
  • Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
  • Ability to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
  • Ability to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
  • Ability to work as part of a team



  • Management experiences with proven track records of implementing changes, scaling operations for growth, staff development, and building successful teams
  • Ability to analyze and solve highly complex technical and non-technical problems
  • Experience with high volume laboratory operations
  • Experience in applying project management skills to leadership of operational expansion and process improvement projects



  • Travel Requirements: No Travel
  • Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary
  • Some lifting (greater than 25 pounds) may be necessary
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials, tissue specimens and instruments with moving parts, lasers, heating and freezing elements, and high speed centrifugation
  • Repetitive manual pipetting may be necessary


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