Manager, Laboratory Operations

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are looking for a Laboratory Manager to manage the daily operations of the pre-analytical workflow in our high volume laboratory.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with a cutting-edge genomics workflow to provide high-quality next-generation sequencing data with rapid turnaround times in a clinical laboratory
  • Oversee all laboratory activity and participate in completion of daily activities as necessary
  • Ensure high quality processing for all samples within the pre-analytical workflows
  • Responsible for workflow KPIs
  • Oversee safety within the laboratory and ensure all safety protocols are followed
  • Maintain regulatory compliance within the lab, including CAP, CLIA, OSHA, etc
  • Keep standard operating procedures up to date and monitor deviations
  • Lead team of supervisors and mentor junior staff
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to laboratory employees
  • Develop and implement workflows for new assays
  • Evaluates training program and the competency of all testing personnel on an ongoing basis
  • Review quality incidents and deviations and perform continuous improvement

Qualifications:

  • MS or BS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and 7 years of applicable experience 
  • Experience supervising others in a CLIA/CAP laboratory
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to delegate tasks to others
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-driven and works well in an interdisciplinary team with minimal direction
  • Strong desire to build products that will save lives and change the course of cancer
  • Impeccable attention to detail
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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

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What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
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Happy Hours
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