Labcorp Senior Laboratory Technologist in Itasca, Illinois
Litholink (part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group) is seeking a Senior Laboratory Technologist to join their team in Itasca, IL! Litholink is a leader and innovator in kidney stone prevention by working directly with patients and many of the country's leading urologists and academic medical centers.
The Senior Technologist will be responsible for performing lab techniques in the kidney stone laboratory, as well as reporting accurate and timely test results. This position will perform testing and support other areas in the lab as needed. We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented lab professional who can handle a fast-paced lab with a relaxed atmosphere. Previous clinical laboratory experience is required for the Senior level.
The 4/10 schedule for this position will be:
Wednesday and Thursday: 10:30am -- 9pm
Perform routine lab techniques in the kidney stone laboratory
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Prepare urine and plasma samples and load on instruments
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Perform troubleshooting and daily instrument maintenance
Assist with the training and orientation of new employees as needed
Maintain complete documentation for all processes as outlined in SOPs
Meet department activity and production goals
Multitasking, pipetting and technical skills and time management are all keys to success in the clinical lab department
BS or BA degree in Biology, Chemistry or similar related life science field
Minimum 6 years of experience working in a clinical diagnostics laboratory, at the Technologist level OR
Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years experience working in a clinical diagnostics laboratory at the Technologist level
Experience must be in a clinical laboratory setting
Good organization skills with strong trouble shooting capabilities
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Excellent attention to detail
ASCP certification a plus
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!
Wednesday: 10:30am-9pm Thursday: 10:30am-9pm Friday: 7am-5:30pm Saturday: 7am-5:30pm
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.