Laboratory Corporation of America Genomics Technologist/Technologist Trainee (NC - All Shifts) 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 yearWhen applying, please indicate your shift preference on your cover letter or resumeResponsibilities:
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.
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.
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.