Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist/Techno Trainee (2nd Shift) in Burlington, North Carolina
Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference? Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional or desire to start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Technologist in our Molecular Microbiology lab. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment.
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.
Open to entry level and senior level technologist candidates.
This is a 2nd shift position and is eligible for a shift differential incentive.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level
Previous experience is not required at the Technologist Trainee level
ASCP or AMT certification is preferred
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Previous experience in PCR, Molecular, and or Microbiology based testing a plus
Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
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.