Laboratory Corporation of America Sr. Technologist (1st Shift) in Burlington, North Carolina
Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to looking to embark on a new challenge in your career? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our Toxicology team as a Senior Technologist in Burlington, NC . In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment.
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.
This position is in the Toxicology Reagent Manufacturing area. It will be responsible for preparing calibrators, quality control materials and reagents for use in the Toxicology department utilizing both manual and automated preparation protocols. The position will also be responsible for completing all required documentation, preparing and finalizing all necessary reports, and maintaining the inventory of all products generated via an interactive spreadsheet.
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
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors or unusual results
Provide guidance to technical staff with the analysis and interpretation of final results
Perform new test procedures and/or methods and provide feedback based on your findings
Assist with training and orientation of new employees as needed
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
BA/BS or equivalent (HEW) in Chemistry, Biology or related science. Must meet all local, state, and federal requirements for licensing.
Minimum 4+ years of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Sr. Technologist level
Previous experience with chromatographic data review, EP Evaluator and Excel software, volumetric pipettes and flasks, analytical balances, and/or Tecan Automated Liquid Handling system preferred.
Demonstrated success in clinical testing technical proficiency and scientific knowledge
Advanced knowledge and understanding of specific laboratory and/or department functions
Ability to exercise judgement to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Proficient with computers and familiarity with laboratory information systems
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
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!
M-F 08:30 a.m.- 05:00 p.m.
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