Microbiology Medical Director CLIA Laboratory

This progressive CLIA biotechnology company in the San Francisco Bay Area is actively interviewing for a new Microbiology Medical Director to lead the Laboratory.   

The Microbiology Medical Director will oversee a CLIA High-Complexity Laboratory that earned its accreditation over 5 years ago and has made amazing strides. Working in digestive microbiome, this laboratory provides testing and products that support patient-based and provider-based health analysis. The team here really believes in their work, and the incoming Medical Director will discover an environment of transparency and collaboration.

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Laboratory Medical Director will take oversight of a great team. This person will get the opportunity to work alongside a great leadership team who value ethical responsibility, efficient administration, and transparency. Directly supported by the Laboratory Operations Director, the Medical Director will take an administrative leadership and clinical support role within the Laboratory.

In order to be successful in this role, the incoming Microbiology Medical Director should have experience overseeing the scope of practice, high-complexity testing standards, and superior quality of service. This means looking at daily operations through a lens of legal, moral, and ethical responsibility, and always trying to achieve more precise results.

An expert in the use of equipment, administration, teaching, and research, the CLIA Laboratory Medical Director should have strong knowledge and skills in all facets of Laboratory Operations. This person will play a central role in guiding managerial decisions including the selection of equipment, choice of methodology, quality assurance and control, utilization management, and the staff selection process.    

The Microbiology Laboratory Medical Director will discover a beautiful and historic region that has something for everyone. Contemporary street art, murals, galleries, and public installations adorn the streets, while hundreds of acres of coastline, nature trails, and parkland surround one of California’s most beautiful cities. With Silicon Valley and San Jose a short distance to the south, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and some of California’s best primary schools, the Bay Area is a great place for the Medical Director to build a community and continue learning. Connected by Bay Area Rapid Transit and one of the nation’s best networks of buses and light-rails, you’ll find that it’s easy to get where ever you’re going.

Serving in this key, strategic, leadership role will come with many benefits. The Medical Director will support the operations and service offerings of this quickly growing biotechnology firm. Through this, you’ll support the health and wellbeing of a huge population. For this hard work and dedication, the Director will receive a competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.