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Laboratory Corporation of America Molecular Diagnostics Specialist (3rd shift) Los Angeles, CA in Los Angeles, California

Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team in Los Angeles, CA. LabCorp was the first national laboratory to launch molecular testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 and we have performed over 10 million PCR tests to date.

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", as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on R&D related projects through the development process

  • Assist in transferring improved products to the laboratory

  • Perform various validations and report accurate findings

  • Support operations by troubleshooting and optimizing assays

  • Coach and assist laboratory staff on newly developed procedures

  • Serve as first line of defense for resolving problems in the laboratory

  • Perform and maintain schedules for preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment

  • Communicate hardware/reagent/consumable issues directly to manufacturers

  • Assist in programming laboratory automation

  • Make mechanical repairs to laboratory hardware

  • Assist quality team in resolving any laboratory problems

  • Maintain equipment records and logs

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a Science related major

  • 3 years of experience as a Medical Technologist/Technician

  • Strong understanding of multiplex PCR

  • ASCP and/or AMT Certifications are a plus

  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures

  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment

  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

  • Perform administrative duties as needed

Shift

3

Schedule

Tuesday - Saturday (11:00pm - 7:30am)

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.

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