Laboratory Corporation of America Team Leader in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

LabCorp is seeking a Team Leader to work in the Histology Laboratory in RTP, NC. The Team Leader with organize the laboratory workflow under the direction of the laboratory supervisor Histology for the areas of Grossing, Routine Histology, Tissue Processing and Special Stains.


  • Perform all technical grossing procedures required to process and submit specimens for microscopic review as per standard operating procedures under the indirect and direct supervision of pathologists.

  • Operate and maintain automated tissue processors, performs tissue embedding, operate and maintain tissue embedding units, Operate and maintain H&E stainers, special stains stainers and coverslipping units, perform manual coverslipping.

  • Provide recut preparation for microtomy and slide organization to perform case compilation for pathology.

  • Quality control completed cases.

  • Scan cases out of the lab to pathology, maintain log books, and be familiar with location of stored specimens.

  • Locate specimens and pulls from various departments as requested, paraffin block filing, lab document archiving, prepare and discard chemical reagents such as reagent alcohols.

  • Perform safety checks in lab.

  • Work with chemicals such as Xylene, Alcohols, Formaldehyde, etc.

  • Handle minute patient tissue samples..

  • Responsible for reviewing and assigning work.

  • Resolves and documents problem specimens.

  • Researches, troubleshoots, and follow-up on customer inquiries and problems.

  • Promote a positive teamwork environment.

  • Actively enforce operational goals, policies, and procedures.

  • Assist with training and development.

  • Support increased communication with other departments and across the organization.

  • Assist supervisor with team and departmental reports.

  • Review, revise and implement SOP's.

  • Coordinate workflow to ensure established turnaround times are met.

  • Assist leadership with departmental projects and initiatives; leads team participation.

  • Perform a wide variety of administrative duties for designated departments/lab.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.


  • B.S./B.A. Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related science (or 24 credits in Chemistry/Biology constituting a biological science major) as required by CLIA.

  • 3-5 years of Histology experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead.

  • Time management, organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven ability to provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.




2nd shift Tuesday - Saturday 2:00pm to 10:30 pm

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.