Laboratory Corporation of America Accessioning & Histology Technician in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
LabCorp is seeking a Technician to join its team in Research Triangle Park, NC. This position performs specimen accessioning and technical support for the Histology laboratory. This is a multi-disciplinary position with 6 primary components: specimen receiving, sample sorting and processing, data entry, referral Lab send outs, ancillary histology duties, and instrument operation and maintenance.
Receive shipments and cross reference manifests for accuracy.
Prepare laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and route specimens by type to various staging areas.
Perform all paperwork, technical and non-technical procedures required to process and submit specimens.
Assign specific computer generated identification numbers, checks for accuracy and records all items processed.
Prepare for laboratory send outs to referral labs keeping accurate documentation and chain of custody.
Resolve discrepancies as they occur and notify management.
Provide specimen accessioning, sample splitting/sorting and data entry.
Operate data entry terminals and automated data systems, follows standard sequences/coding when entering data and corrects, edits, and/or verifies data entered into automated systems.
Perform ancillary tasks pertaining to all histological technical processes including embedding, collating and distribution of cases to pathologists, and filing of blocks and slides.
Prepare and discard reagents and material per lab guidelines.
Operate and maintain tissue processors, embedding instruments, and automated stainers.
Perform preventive maintenance on all histological instruments.
Maintain laboratory logs.
Maintain work area in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.
Consistently meet productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards.
Additional duties as assigned.
- An Associate's Degree in a life science with 1-2 years of clinical lab experience OR a high school diploma with 3-5 years clinical lab experience required.
- Experience working in a histology lab.
2nd Shift Tuesday-Saturday 1:00pm-9:30pm
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.