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Senior Quality Assurance Manager.

Hayward, San Francisco Bay Area - United States Competitive, depending on experience

As a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Manager, you will ensure compliance with CLIA/CAP and assist with IVD through audits and vendor assessments, in a rapidly-growing liquid biopsy & oncology laboratory in Hayward, San Francisco Bay Area.


  • Lead QA functions for CLIA/CAP lab and assist with IVD QA as required.
  • Participate in the resolution of pre-examination, examination, and post-examination specimen CLIA lab issues and CAPA review and resolution.
  • Assist with deviations, CAPA and Quality Events.
  • Ensure compliance with the CLIA Lab Quality Assurance Program.
  • Serve as Quality representative for CLIA/CAP related Quality Events/​CAPAs (Corrective & Preventive Action) and clinical research projects.
  • Lead quality audits (examination of an organization's quality management system, QMS) of laboratory operations, document audit findings, and report results to senior leadership.
  • Perform required duties in compliance with CLIA, OSHA, CAP, New York State, California State, FDA and other laboratory regulatory authorities.
  • Participate in cross-functional laboratory quality projects.
  • Conduct internal audits, critical phase inspections and vendor audit/​assessments.
  • Promote a mindset of quality and continual process improvement.
  • Write, review, and revise CLIA related policies, protocols, and procedures.
  • Maintain familiarity with CLIA and CAP regulations.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Support safety processes in lab.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in CLIA Quality Assurance Role
  • Prior lab experience in a molecular diagnostic setting highly preferable
  • BS in biology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.


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