Laboratory Corporation of America Certifying Scientist in Raritan, New Jersey
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 Raritan, NJ has a great opportunity for a Forensic Certifying Scientist. Come join an industry leader to grow your career in the Medical Laboratory field.
The Forensic Certifying Scientist is responsible for reviewing, certifying and reporting results. This position interacts with both internal and external clients on interpretation of results and issues arising from testing, and routinely consults with Laboratory Managers and Directors concerning results and client test management.
Review all test results for applicable screening (immunoassay)and confirmatory testing methodologies( GC/MS;LC/MS/MS), relevant Quality Control (QC)data and associated documentation; certify and release results; ensure that results meet quality standards
Apply QC practices and procedures to the review, interpretation and reporting of results and when applicable monitor chain-of-custody documentation
Take proper remedial action in response to test systems being out of control limits, detect aberrant results of quality control and takes appropriate action
Provide consultation and assistance to clients when technical, interpretive, and/or regulatory questions arise
Advise/consult with laboratory technical staff regarding routine testing issues and practices
Assist in preparation of forensic litigation packages and affidavits. Potential to provide testimony under subpoena
Assist in preparation for inspections and audits (SAMHSA, ISO15189, CAP, CLIA etc.). Interact with inspectors and auditors when appropriate
Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related field or equivalent education and experience
At least five years of pertinent laboratory toxicology experience or a Master's degree or higher in one of the above disciplines
Must have the training and experience in the theory and practice of methods and procedures used in the laboratory for which the individual is certifying data ( GC/MS;LC/MS/MS; immunoassay)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written, verbal, and listening skills
Excellent research and problem resolution skills
Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment
Monday- Friday 11:59p-8:29a
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.