Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist Trainee (2nd Shift) in Burlington, North Carolina

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

We are seeking a entry level Technologist to join our Molecular Microbiology lab team in Burlington, NC! Assays performed in the Molecular Microbiology area include Qualitative and Quantitative PCR, with the overall goal of providing results that can be used for the diagnosis and management of a wide range of infections using real-time PCR detection of nucleic acid. We are currently looking for someone who has or is looking to gain experience in PCR testing for this entry level Molecular Microbiology position.

This position will have second shift hours from 3:00PM- 11:30PM, Tuesday -Saturday.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate specimens and test order; 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.

  • Maintain and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function; trouble shoot as indicated.

  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report

  • Make controls; such as, Internal, Positive or Negative Controls and etc.

  • Manage the movement of materials/samples that are being processed.

  • The ability to cross train on multiple assays.

  • The ability to create an effective work flow with effective time management is crucial.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements

  • Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science

  • 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 large lab setting and communicate effectively through email

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

Shift

2

Schedule

Tuesday-Saturday 3:00PM-11:30PM

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.