Lead, Laboratory Processing Tuesday – Friday, 8:00pm – 6:30am shift

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Company :
Exact Sciences

Location :
Madison, Wisconsin

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Fri, 18 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Summary Of Major Responsibilities The Specimen Processing Lead performs the functions of Specimen Processor under the guided direction of the Specimen Processing Manager or designee. The Specimen Processing Lead will follow all laboratory policies and procedures and maintain accurate data reporting practices to ensure consistent and diligent execution of specimen processing. In this leadership position, the Specimen Processing Lead supports the Specimen Processing Supervisor or designee, and shares the responsibility of ensuring the Specimen Processing department operates effectively. The shift for this position is Tuesday-Friday, 8:00pm-6:30am. There are openings at both of our Madison lab locations – 145 Badger Road & 650 Forward Drive. Essential Duties And Responsibilities – All assigned job duties are performed following laboratory policies and procedures. – Ensures prompt, accurate, and timely processing and delivery of all patient specimens. – Handles and disposes of all specimen following universal precautions and applicable safety policies. – Maintains accurate records of problems and problem resolution related to specimen processing, inventory, and equipment. – Assigns and organizes work priorities within the department utilizing support of Specimen Processing Associate, Specimen Processing Specialist, Workflow Coordinator, and Trainer. – Assures the work quantity and quality of the Specimen Processing department by effectively directing workflow and managing available resources. – Takes part in department projects and initiatives; including, but not limited to, quality improvement teams (QIT), and quality improvement investigations such as root cause analysis (RCA), standard operating procedure (SOP) development, department inspections, and audits. – Supports Specimen Processing Supervisors and Manager with employee review and recognition. – Ability to perform all essential responsibilities of the Specimen Processing Associate, Specimen Processing Specialist, Workflow Coordinator, and Trainer and performs them as directed. – Meets standards for production and accuracy within 6 months of date in shift. – Regular and reliable attendance. – Ability to work overtime as needed. – Ability to work nights and/or weekends. – Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork. – Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures. – Regular and reliable attendance. – Focused and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. – Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. – Ability to adapt to changing workload and circumstances effectively. – Strong attention to detail and focus on quality output. – Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication and listening skills. – Ability to empower fellow team members and delegate authority when necessary. – Manage change effectively as it happens. – Strong attention to detail and focus on quality output. – Communicate goals so employees understand them and their role in achieving them. – Motivate and inspire employees to do their best work through coaching. – Maintain morale and support employee engagement initiatives. – Exemplifies the core values of Exact Sciences. – Ability to lift up to 40 pounds for approximately 25% of a typical working day. – Ability to work seated for approximately 50% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 50% of a typical working day. – Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height. – Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements. – Ability and means to travel between Madison locations. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications – High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). – 2+ years of work experience in a laboratory or similar environment (i.e., maintaining sample integrity, following procedures and protocols, and/or sample collection/handling). – General knowledge of CAP, GLP, GDP, CLIA, New York Department of Health (NYDOH), and HIPAA. – Must be 18 years of age or older. – Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation. – Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications – Experience leading and motivating others, even when not in a position of authority. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Email this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Socialize this job opportunity to a friend, colleague, or family member: