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 Technician candidates with two year in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) degrees.

This position will have second shift hours from Wednesday-Saturday 2:00pm-12:30am.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements

  • Requirements:

  • Technologist: Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, 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.

  • Technician: Associates in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)

  • 1-3 years of experience in a clinical laboratory

  • City/state licenses or permits to qualify as a Technologist.

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Must be able to work in a team oriented environment.

  • Color Blindness Test will be required upon hire

Shift

2

Schedule

Wednesday-Saturday 2:00pm-12:30am

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.