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Lab Operations Manager

Memphis, TN

PathAI's mission is to improve patient outcomes with AI-powered pathology. Our platform promises substantial improvements to the accuracy of diagnosis and the efficacy of treatment of diseases like cancer, leveraging modern approaches in machine learning. Rigorous science and careful analysis are critical to the success of everything we aspire to do. Our team, comprised of diverse employees with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, is passionate about solving challenging problems and making a huge impact.

We are searching for a talented AP Laboratory Operations Manager to oversee AP Lab Operations for our newly acquired PathAI Diagnostics Division. This person will be responsible for management and oversight of the AP area of our Diagnostics lab and will report to the VP of Operations at PathAI Diagnostics. The ideal candidate is someone who has strong operational management skills and is ready to apply their skill set in a fast-paced and growing company and is excited to shape the new category of AI-powered pathology. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees daily operations of the AP Laboratory, including histology and IHC/stains  
  • Provides managerial direction to the AP lab and oversees supervisory personnel 
  • Oversees staffing of all personnel in the AP laboratory. Maintains staffing by interviewing, hiring, training and providing staff development through performance evaluation and corrective counseling
  • Prepares schedules for AP personnel to assure adequate coverage at all times
  • Maintains productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas to make operational or staffing adjustments working with lab department supervisors 
  • Assures laboratory is in compliance with all local, federal, CLIA, and CAP regulations and is prepared for inspections, including CAP, CLIA, and individual states
  • Complies with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements; Arranges continuing education materials and maintains records for AP laboratory staff
  • Maintains medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; develops SOPs and troubleshooting procedures and ensures staff compliance 
  • Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures through continuous improvement projects. Prepares proposals, develops testing and procedures, and monitors progress
  • Trouble-shoots systems to resolve situational workflow and turnaround time challenges
  • Continually monitors equipment and recommends upgrades as needed
  • Monitors quality assurance programs in cooperation with the Quality Assurance team.  Ensures lab procedures meet quality standards, and maintains quality control records for the laboratory 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned 


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, or equivalent life science; Master or Ph.D. degree desirable
  • Direct supervision of 5+ Supervisors and/or 25+ employees in a fast-paced and/or high-volume work environment preferred
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • ASCP certification in HTL, HT, and/or PA desired
  • State of Tennessee Laboratory Supervisor license desired
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail



For the right candidate, we'll offer a competitive salary. PathAI Diagnostics offers a wide range of benefits including (but not limited to): 

  • Healthcare, vision, and dental healthcare plans, with add-ons for life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Three weeks of PTO per year, plus six paid holidays

Most importantly, you'll be doing important work with a team of people you'll genuinely enjoy spending the day with.