Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Is responsible for the evening supervision of the Cell Manipulation Core Facility (CMCF) technologists working in the two Cell Processing Labs, i.e. Stem Cell Processing Lab (SCPL) and Novel Cell Therapy Lab (NCT) and the Cell Therapy Testing Laboratory (CTTL). Works with the other CMCF laboratory directors, managers and supervisors to coordinate the workflow and staffing within the CMCF laboratory to include both clinical and research related activities. Ensures that technical procedures are performed under the highest standards of quality in a timely manner while minimizing costs and maximizing efficiency. Contributes to the institute’s mission through emphasis on quality, patient focused care, and planned change and cost containment. Primarily a working supervisory/management position being able to flex between processing and testing laboratory. Is responsible for all facets of the laboratory operation and adherence to the applicable regulations and standards (FDA (cGMP, cGTP), CMS (CLIA), FACT, JCAHO, etc). Perform job specific responsibilities, demonstrate accountability for own actions and decisions. Participate in performance improvement and quality improvement activities. Utilizes resources efficiently and effectively, takes responsibility for own learning needs, bring ideas and concerns to superiors and participates in department decision-making.
Technical and Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Supervises the evening CMCF’s Laboratory Staff and manages evening operations. Works in close collaboration with other directors, managers and supervisors in the CMCF as well as with the department managers outside the department and across institutions. May supervise 1-3 direct reports and 8-10 indirect reports.
B.S. in a Biological Science, Medical Technology or equivalent as defined by HCFA with 5 years minimum experience in the laboratory specialty that is being supervised as required by HCFA. Must have working knowledge of flow cytometry, and clinical laboratory. Working knowledge of immunohematology, molecular diagnostics and microbiology. Must have experience managing a diverse staff. Must have working knowledge of FDA (cGMP & cGTP), AABB, FACT, CLIA, JCAHO and DPH regulations and standards regarding clinical laboratory procedures and accreditation requirements. MT (ASCP) certification preferred.
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