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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Senior Lab Manager (Hospital-based)



Full Time

On Site


Fairhope, Alabama, United States

*** $7,500 Sign On Bonus (External candidates only) ***

Are you a laboratory professional looking for a new challenge? Do you have leadership experience and are looking to use your skills and knowledge to help others? LabCorp is seeking a Senior Lab Manager to join our busy Lab, located in Mobile, AL ! This is a great leadership opportunity, where you will have the opportunity to facilitate innovation, manage change, and foster teambuilding to provide the highest quality product for our word-class diagnostics laboratory!

In this position, the Senior Lab Manager will be responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of all departments of this busy laboratory. This role will provide leadership to department Managers and Supervisors to promote a positive environment and provide the necessary tools to increase laboratory performance including implementation of operational improvements, quality performance and operational efficiency, promote a culture of regulatory compliance as well as patient service and customer satisfaction.

Experience the Mobile Bay Community:

FAIRHOPE WAS PLACED IN COASTAL LIVING’S TOP 10 ROMANTIC ESCAPES IN 2007, RANKED #2 IN SOUTHERN LIVING’S BEST SMALL TOWN FEATURE IN 2008, AND PLACED IN MONEY MAGAZINE’S TOP 25 BEST PLACES TO RETIRE IN 2009. THE TOWN WAS MORE RECENTLY RANKED #4 IN FAMILY CIRCLE’S TEN BEST TOWNS FOR FAMILIES IN 2011. If you love the Gulf Coast, there are few places more scenic, with historic homes on streets lined with live oaks and a charming, walkable downtown. Listed by Southern Living as one of The South’s Best Small Towns, Fairhope is filled with a rich history and undeniable charm. Explore the flower-lined streets, unique shops and local eateries. Take a stroll under the canopies of moss-covered oak trees. And finish the day with a breathtaking sunset over Mobile Bay.

Fairhope is approximately 35 minutes in proximity to Mobile, AL.

Relocation Assistance Available Upon Request

The schedule for this position: 1st shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily operational activities of the laboratory

  • Ensure adequate staffing of all department; monitor staffing plan to ensure adequate coverage and proper use of overtime

  • Directly supervisor, train, and mentor Managers and Supervisors

  • Ensure the laboratory provides excellent service levels; meeting performance metrics and customer needs

  • Resolve customer inquiries and operational issues in a timely manner. Investigate deviations from established procedures to ensure effective corrective action.

  • Ensure laboratory is compliant with regulatory requirements related to personnel safety and quality of laboratory testing as well as professional conduct.

  • Ensure effective communication with leadership, direct reports, departmental staff, and inter-departmental staff.


  • BA/BS in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or related life science.

  • Minimum of 7 years of Clinical Diagnostic testing experience, must meet CLIA requirements.

  • 5+ years of supervisory/management experience.

  • ASCP/AMT certifications not required but highly preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP, AABB, and other relevant state regulations.

  • Proven success in leading Managers and/or Supervisors

  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions

  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills.

  • Comfortable making decisions in a changing environment.

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please [Register to View] .

In order to ensure the safety of our patients , this position requires as part of the post-offer onboarding process, successful completion of medical surveillance testing which includes: TB testing; proof of immunity or vaccination for Hepatitis B, Varicella, and MMR; TDAP; proof of vaccination for COVID-19 (must be fully vaccinated: at least two weeks or more following receipt of the second dose in a two-dose series, or two or more weeks following receipt of a single-dose vaccine); annual flu vaccination; and color blind deficiency testing (if required by position). Labcorp will consider reasonable accommodations If you are in need of an exemption due to a medical contraindication/disability or religious belief.

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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