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Job #: R-00083435
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

The Laboratory Coordinator supports biomedical research in the Cellular and Immune Based Adjuncts for Casualty Care (CIBACC) department at the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX.  NAMRU-SA conducts gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations.

The member plans and implements the overall laboratory policies, procedures, and manages services for the department. Ensures efficient and effective laboratory operations, including department quality control and compliance adherence; ensures that all lab operations run smoothly by scheduling staff, ordering supplies, maintaining health and safety protocols, and training lab technicians. Reports regularly to the department head on the general operational status of the laboratory. The Laboratory Coordinator manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that department goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides research-related recommendations and support to Government PIs.

  • Assists Government personnel with day-to-day laboratory operations pertaining to research-related sample storage and equipment maintenance; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.

  • Trains non-Government staff to use equipment and properly maintains training files.

  • Ensures all Government equipment is properly maintained and calibrated in accordance with established protocols and research SOPs; creates purchase orders of equipment as needed.

  • Ensures that general laboratory supplies are sufficient to support all departmental projects; creates purchase orders of supplies as needed.

  • Provides recommended technical changes to protocols and SOPs for Government approval.

  • Provides additional functions incidental to research activities and laboratory.

  • Coordinates animal research work activities between contract personnel; Assists the department head in scheduling non-Government staff; coordinates activities among multiple projects to include small and large animal models.

  • Uphold health and safety protocols to include chemical and biologic inventory, authorized users list (AUL) for hazardous chemicals and SAP hazardous waste generation and disposal for the department.

  • Maintains shared electronic folders of departmental records and archived documents

  • Performing risk assessments and implements risk mitigation strategies and controls for hazardous chemicals.

  • Coordinates information pertaining to lab management activities between departmental sections.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a basic or health science with five years of experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS); American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course; American Red Cross CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation); or equivalent. Web based classes do not meet these standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field.

Naval Health West - NHW

Pay Range:

Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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