Laboratory Manager

University Hospital Southampton

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Your Responsibilities
What you’ll do

The Laboratory Manager will be required to undertake technical, managerial, and analytical duties to enable them to manage the technology programme of the laboratory. This will involve line management, supervision and training of all technical staff, and management of all necessary resources for efficient day to day running of the area. They will be required to effectively communicate with members of the scientific and technical teams to ensure that the processes are performed within national guidelines and to expected turnaround times. They will take responsibility for and effectively collaborate with the wider technical teams to achieve an effective, efficient, high quality testing service.

The successful candidate will require detailed theoretical and practical knowledge of technical laboratory workflows, quality, equipment maintenance and compliance with laboratory accreditation standards BSI Standard ISO15189:2012. They must demonstrate evidence of working with a focus on excellence, as well as displaying a high level of technical skill and the ability to lead and motivate a team. The successful candidate will work with the senior leadership team to facilitate continuous development and improvements required to deliver a sustainable Genomics testing service. A sound knowledge of health and safety, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with difficult and challenging situations will be an advantage.

We invite applications from individuals who are registered as a Genetic Technologist with the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) or equivalent.

Additional information

Interviews will provisionally be held 3rd April 2023

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