Labcorp Clinical Technologist-1st Shift $2500 Sign On Bonus in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota
MedTox Laboratories is a subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). 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, MedTox Laboratories 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. Come join an industry leader to grow your career in the Medical Laboratory Industry as a Clinical ToxAssure Technologist Trainee.
The Clinical ToxAssure Technologist Trainee receives on‑the‑job training for the analytical data analysis of extracted patient samples in the Clinical ToxAssure Laboratory. This laboratory has high daily volume and is highly fast‑paced, performing high complexity testing for pain management in urine samples. This test contains 180+ analytes in one assay, techs are also responsible for the instrumentation / data analysis of four separate ancillary confirmation methods outside of this panel as well. This Bench uses 30+ LC-MS/MS instrument platforms utilizing Ascent cloud based processing.
The following duties reflect key responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.
Work with LC-MS/MS instrumentation utilizing a cloud based processing platform, Ascent.
Receive extracted specimens for testing; evaluate batches and test orders; determine priority of work for these batches in order to maintain acceptable turn‑around‑time
This position requires large amounts of daily electronic data analysis, done on computer stations outside of the laboratory
Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimen(s) within a batch or within a set of Hamilton Deck Mates (4 batches) and handle appropriately
Adhere to SOP while performing data analysis on patient and proficiency samples as well as calibration, quality control and blank samples
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
Follow quality control rules; monitor controls / calibration for error detection within batch along with trends within QC sets of an assay and take appropriate corrective action as needed
Maintain, calibrate and clean instrumentation / work area; perform scheduled/routine maintenance and critical function checks; recognize significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated
Maintain accurate records and documentation for all laboratory tests and equipment including, but not limited to, instrument logs, maintenance logs, disinfection logs and assay SOPs
Follows a proactive approach to assay performance and instrument performance to prevent downtime and delay of reporting results to clients and patients
Evaluate, use and/or prepare laboratory reagents, standards and quality controls according to established department standard operating procedures and established timeframes
Use Good Documentation Practiced (GDP) in all documentation
Deliver accurate high quality patient care while maintaining efficiency
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
About our Company: MedTox Laboratories, a LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, located in the Roseville / New Brighton area operates a SAMHSA-certified drug testing laboratory and CAP and CLIA-certified clinical laboratory. Our comprehensive laboratory and testing services coupled with our commitment to excellent customer service ensures that our clients' testing programs operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. We are committed to building strong relationships with our clients; being responsive to their questions and adaptable to their needs.
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
Work effectively in a fast paced production environment to meet established turn-around-times
Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
Able to work independently within a team under general supervision
Some overtime required depending on departmental needs
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.