Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist in Houston, Texas

The integration of LabCorp and Covance in 2015 makes LabCorp the largest health care diagnostic company in the world. LabCorp operates in over 60 countries creating great opportunities for career growth and advancement across the world. If you are motivated by job satisfaction LabCorp is the place for you. Every day we make a difference in the way the medical community receives accurate results for our clients and patients.

LabCorp Occupational Testing Services in Houston, TX has a great opportunity for a Forensic GC/MS Technologist. Come join an industry leader to grow your career in the Medical Laboratory field.

LabCorp Forensic GC/MS Technologists perform a vital component of medical laboratory science. Utilize your science degree / background and receive on the job training working in a fast pace environment.

Key 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 confirmatory testing on client 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.

  • Follow 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.

  • Participate in the instruction and training of others; demonstrate and/or explain the testing process to others or observe the testing process as performed by others.

  • Performs routine maintains on GCMS instrument

  • Review of acceptability of the data

  • Trouble shooting GCMS instrument and data

LabCorp provides leading-edge medical laboratory tests and services through a national network of primary clinical laboratories and specialty testing laboratories. With scientific expertise in esoteric testing, genomics, and clinical and anatomic pathology, LabCorp processes tests on approximately 470,000 specimens each day, applying advances in medicine and science to laboratory testing. LabCorp operates a sophisticated laboratory network, with corporate headquarters in Burlington, NC, and more than 48,000 employees worldwide. LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group is a family brand that ties together fully integrated specialty laboratories recognized for industry-leading expertise and the latest developments in medical diagnostics. Each lab has a reputation for innovation and quality: Bode Cellmark Forensics, Colorado Coagulation, Dianon Pathology, Endocrine Sciences, Integrated Genetics, Integrated Oncology, LabCorp DNA Identity, Litholink, MedTox Laboratories, Monogram Biosciences, National Genetics Institute, and ViroMed. With the addition of Covance in 2015, LabCorp's companies that focused on clinical trials (LabCorp Clinical Trials and Tandem Laboratories) aligned under the Covance brand. With more than 48,000 employees in over 60 countries, Our 220,000 clients include physician offices, hospitals, managed care organizations, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under ticker symbol LH. We have continued to innovate internally and invest strategically in scientific excellence, and we continue to be passionate about patient care and quality.

Requirements

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time

  • Excellent research and problem resolution skills

  • Able to work in a fast paced production environment to meet established turnaround times

  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment

  • One year of lab experience and working knowledge of GC/MS

Shift

1

Schedule

1st shift, Thursday- Monday 7AM-3:30 PM

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.