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Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist/Techno Trainee (3rd Shift)- Toxicology in Burlington, North Carolina

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 a Technologist in our Toxicology department located in Burlington, NC. 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".

About the Department

The Toxicology department consists of 4 sub departments: Toxicology, Biological Monitoring, Blood Lead and Mass Spectrometry. These have a combined volume of approximately 500,00 tests a month. Our toxicology tests are primarily focused on therapeutic drug monitoring, our biological monitoring tests focus on metal or chemical exposures and our mass spec department is our most rapidly growing area and encompasses testing from several disciplines from toxicology to endocrinology. The Toxicology department offers experience with many types of analytical instrumentation such as GC, GC/MS, HPLC, ICP/MS and LC/MS/MS as well as with automated and manual systems of sample preparation. Position is in the mass spectrometry section of Toxicology. Position will be responsible for sample preparation for analysis by LC/MS/MS utilizing both manual and automated extraction protocols. The position will also be responsible for the pre- and post-analytical specimen management of those samples, reagent preparation, and daily instrument setup.

Open to entry level and senior level technologists candidates! This job is eligble for a shift differential incentive!

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Position is a 3rd shift position in the Vitamin testing section of Toxicology. Position will be responsible for sample preparation for analysis by LC/MS utilizing automated and manual extraction protocols. This position will also be responsible for the specimen management of those samples, mobile phase preparation, and instrument setup.

  • 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

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivelent (HEW) in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science

  • Previous experience is not required at the Technologist Trainee level

  • Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience 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

3

Schedule

Monday-Friday 11:00 p.m.-07:30 a.m.

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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