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Laboratory Corporation of America Flow Cytometry Technologist Trainee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Integrated Oncology division of LabCorp is seeking a Technologist to join their Flow Cytometry team! This department performs immunophenotyping by Flow cytometry testing for Leukemia and Lymphoma diagnosis.

This position will have 2nd shift hours from 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Wednesday - Saturday.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows the laboratory's procedure for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.

  • Verifies proper and consistent identification of specimens prior to and during all accessioning and processing steps.

  • Records initials on all paperwork to indicate work performed by individual.

  • Notifies Senior Technologist, lead or supervisor of any identification discrepancies and documents action taken.

  • Operates Flow Cytometers, Slide stainer and CBC analyzer instruments in order to perform assigned duties.

  • Tests specimens completely, accurately and within established time frames.

  • Adheres to the laboratory's safety policies.

  • Participates in proficiency testing as required.

  • Maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.

  • Verifies with supervisor handling and processing procedures prior to testing proficiency samples.

  • Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies; documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.

  • Understands and performs daily QC according to the procedure.

  • Notifies supervisor of any failure or adverse trend in QC.

  • Perform minor instrument troubleshooting and report any irregularities in operation to supervisor.

  • Recognizes basic problems with reagents and immediately notifies supervisor or Medical Director.

  • Maintains adequate stock of working supplies, notifies lead or supervisor of shortage.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • BS/BA in Biology or relatable life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math

  • Technologist Trainee positions do not require a year of experience

  • 1 year of clinical experience required for a Technologist

  • Flow experience preferred

  • ASCP or AMT certification is preferred

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus

  • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills

  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen

  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

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!

Shift

2

Schedule

12:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Wednesday - Saturday

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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