Laboratory Corporation of America Technologist Trainee (1st Shift) in Burlington, North Carolina
Receive specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately.
Perform testing on biological samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples making measurements and calculations.
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report.
Maintain, calibrate, and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function checks recognizing significant changes in instrument function; trouble shoot as indicated.
Perform required QC/QA duties including: following quality control rules; monitor controls for error detection and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control charts, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets.
Perform SRS and reference accept functions as required.
Other duties as assigned by management.
Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science to include 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math constituting a biological science major as required by CLIA.
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Must be able to work in a team oriented environment.
Color Blindness testing will be requred upon hire.
1-3 years of experience in a Clinical Laboratory (Technologist).
4+ years of clinical laboratory experience (Sr. Technologist).
Noted relevant academic and/or professional laboratory experience.
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.