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Job Reference: JBDX0006

Clinical Lab Manager

Continent: North America
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Market: scientific
Industry: Diagnostics
Salary: $90,000 USD to $120,000 USD

Title: Clinical Lab Manager

Location: Greater Indianapolis, Indiana

Salary: $90k USD plus benefits**

**would consider candidates over the budget if they have excellent technical capabilities

Our Client: is a high complexity CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited Clinical Reference Laboratory based in Indianapolis, IN. They are a family led business that services multiple client types (Pain Mgmt. Clinics, Health & Wellness Centers, General Practice, and Partner/Clients Labs).

Their team possesses substantial Clinical Laboratory and Management experience ensuring both scientific and operational excellence. They believe this is what sets them apart from others and has kept their business growing. Their recent reinvestment in their main high complexity laboratory and office space is one example of this balanced approach and winning formula.

What they need: We are looking for an experienced Clinical Lab Manager that will be chiefly responsible for supervising the work of clinical laboratory scientists and technicians, developing lab safety policies that align with CAP accreditation standards, and overseeing budgetary and administrative responsibilities. This position will provide technical guidance to staff, complete QA functions, provide training and competency for all staff, review results, consult with clients and sales staff and ensure that all regulatory requirements are met while also helping support the direction of Clinical Lab priorities


  • Supervise the day to day operations and at least 5 direct reports
  • Ensure laboratory tests are accurately performed and results are reported in a timely manner
  • Directly supervise, train, and mentor laboratory personnel of the department
  • Monitor daily workflow in the lab and schedule adequate assay coverage
  • Responsible for ensuring all shifts in the department are properly staffed
  • Research and resolve any production or performance errors
  • Engage in continuous process and service level improvements
  • Ensure all equipment is being properly maintained through Quality Control measures
  • Prepare and maintain Quality Assurance records and documents
  • Evaluate new process improvements and make appropriate recommendations
  • Meet regularly with direct reports to provide coaching and feedback for their development
  • Perform bench work as needed and maintain proficiency/competency in technical operations
  • Ensure all work is in accordance with state and Federal regulations
  • Monitor market and competition to identify new business opportunities



  • Qualify as Technical Supervisor as per CAP requirements
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in a CLIA laboratory with at least three years as a supervisor
  • Previous experience with method development and validation of molecular diagnostic tests
  • Strong technical knowledge and or experience in molecular microbiology
  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts on as needed basis
  • Must be comfortable handling COVID and other infectious samples
  • Strong working knowledge of CLIA, CAP and relevant state regulations
  • Understanding of laboratory policies and procedures as well as budgeting and forecasting
  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and MS Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills
  • High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Comfort making critical decisions in a changing environment
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
  • Must be able to pass a standard Color Blindness test


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Your consultant for this job:

Joshua Bowerman
Co-founder & Managing Director UAE

Email ConsultantJoshua.Bowerman@jb-andrews.com

Job Reference: JBDX0006

Clinical Lab Manager

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