Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist Trainee (3rd Shift) in Burlington, North Carolina

We are seeking an entry level Technologist to join our DNA HLA team in Burlington, NC! This position performs tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department. Assays performed in our department utilize High Complexity testing including DNA preparation, PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) and Sequencing.

This position will have third shift hours from Monday-Friday 10:30pm-7:00am and will be eligible for a 15% shift differential.


  • Receive and accession 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.



  • Must have a 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.

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

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

  • Color Blindness test required


  • 1-3 years of experience in a Clinical Laboratory preferred




Monday-Friday 10:30pm-7:00am

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.