Laboratory Corporation of America IHC Lab Services Team Lead - 2nd Shift in Town of Shelton, Connecticut
Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to embark on a new challenge in your career, or start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as an Lab Services Team Lead. In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".
As part of the IHC department, the Lab Services Team lead will include performing all routine testing as needed, overseeing the maintenance of equipment and records, and the performance of quality activities related to test performance.
The work schedule for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday 2pm - 10:30pm.
Prepare slides for pathologist and external clients for interpretation
Perform tissue embedding
Perform routine and special microtomy procedures
Perform routine H&E stains, IHC and special stains
Prepare and discard reagents per lab guidelines
Perform grossing of tissue specimens
Tissue control management
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
Assist with processing of specimens when needed
Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Bachelor's Degree with Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or other Life Science
At least 2 years of experience in a histology or IHC lab
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!
2nd Shift (Tuesday-Saturday 2pm - 10:30pm)
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.