Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist (2nd Shift ) in Burlington, North Carolina
LabCorp is seeking a Technologist to join our Infectious Disease lab team in Burlington, NC! Assays performed in our department utilize simple assays designed to detect viral nucleic-acid to complex sequencing tests for characterizing viral genomes. Open to entry level and senior level technologist candidates as well as technicians with an Associates in Biotechnology or Medical Laboratory Technology.
This position will have second shift hours from Sunday-Thursday 4:00PM-12:30AM.
Receive specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately.
Perform testing on biological samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples making measurements and calculations.
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report.
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.
Perform SRS and reference accept functions as required.
Other duties as assigned by management.
Technologist: Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science
1-4+ years of experience in a clinical laboratory preferred
Technicians: Associates degree in Biotechnology or Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
ASCP certifications a plus
Noted academic or professional experience in PCR, Microbiology, and/or Molecular Microbiology
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Must be able to work in a team oriented environment.
Color blindness testing will be required upon hire
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.