Laboratory Corporation of America Genomics Technologist/Technologist Trainee (NC - ALL Shifts Available) in Burlington, North Carolina

Genomics Technologist/Technologist Trainee

LabCorp, is actively hiring qualified scientific and laboratory operations staff to support growth expansion in our genomics laboratories

Due to our rapid growth, we are looking to hire entry level Technologists to join our Genomics team in Burlington, NC.

Our laboratories perform genome-wide and targeted genetic analysis services for 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, utilizing state-of-the-art technology. Become part of the team that directly helps people learn about their ancestry and understand their genetic health risks. LabCorp is CAP-accredited and CLIA-certified.

  • Multiple schedules are available, some including weekends.

  • Shift differentials offered for 2nd and 3rd shifts

  • Motivated individuals will be eligible for advancement after one year

When applying, please indicate your shift preference on your cover letter or resume. The following shifts are available:

  1. 1st -- Weekend Th-Su 7a-530p

  2. 2nd - M-F 2p-1030pm

  3. 2nd -- M-F 4p-1230am

  4. 2nd -- Weekend Baylor (F-Su 2p-230a) -- work 36 hours and paid for 40

  5. 3rd -- M-F 1030p-630a

  6. 3rd -- M-F 12a-830a

  7. 3rd -- Weekend Baylor (F-Su 8p-830a) -- work 36 hours and paid for 40

Responsibilities:

  • Receive, stage and aliquot saliva specimens for testing

  • Perform genotyping to detect clinically relevant variants in the genomic DNA of adults

  • Work within a high volume laboratory as part of a dedicated team to ensure patient results are reported within an acceptable turn-around-time

  • Maintain, calibrate, and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function checks recognizing significant changes in instrument function; trouble shoot as indicated.

  • Perform required QC/QA duties including: following quality control rules; monitor controls for error detection and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control charts, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science to include 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math constituting a biological science major as required by CLIA

  • Must be able to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment

  • Perform work with a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail, as part of a CAP-accredited and CLIA-certified laboratory

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Previous experience working in a clinical laboratory a plus

About LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.

Shift

1

Schedule

ALL Shifts Available

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.