Laboratory Corporation of America Toxicology Associate Chemist (3rd shift) in Burlington, North Carolina
Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to embark on a new challenge in your career? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Associate Chemist in our Toxicology department located in Burlington, NC. In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".
About the Department
The Toxicology department consists of 4 sub departments: Toxicology, Biological Monitoring, Blood Lead and Mass Spectrometry. These have a combined volume of approximately 500,00 tests a month. Our toxicology tests are primarily focused on therapeutic drug monitoring, our biological monitoring tests focus on metal or chemical exposures and our mass spec department is our most rapidly growing area and encompasses testing from several disciplines from toxicology to endocrinology. The Toxicology department offers experience with many types of analytical instrumentation such as GC, GC/MS, HPLC, ICP/MS and LC/MS/MS as well as with automated and manual systems of sample preparation. Position is in the mass spectrometry section of Toxicology. Position will be responsible for sample preparation for analysis by LC/MS/MS utilizing both manual and automated extraction protocols. The position will also be responsible for the pre- and post-analytical specimen management of those samples, reagent preparation, and daily instrument setup.
This position is on 3rd shift and qualifies for a shift differential incentive!
Position is in the LC/MS Data Review/Operator section of Toxicology.
Responsible for reviewing and certifying LC/MS data utilizing Analyst and Ascent software.
The position will be responsible for the verification of the calibration, quality controls, and patient data up to and including result entry.
Performs minor troubleshooting/repair and instrument prep of LC/MS systems as needed.
License/Certification/Education: BA/BS or equivalent (HEW) in Chemistry, Biology or related science.
Must have 4-6 years of clinical lab experience
Experience with Chromatographic Data Review preferred.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of specific laboratory and/or department functions
Ability to exercise judgement to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Proficient with computers and familiarity with laboratory information systems
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
Sunday-Thursday 11:30 p.m.- 08:00 a.m.
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.