Laboratory Corporation of America Medical Technologist - Microbiologist (Microbiology) in Knoxville, Tennessee
LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.
Performs microbiology tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department.
Responsible for patient specimens (blood, urine, fluids) from receipt in the lab, through preparation and processing, and ultimately through data analysis and result interpretation
Perform sample testing analysis, proficiency testing analysis, quality control assessment, sample integrity assessment, and final review for reporting tests results
Using both automated and manual analytical methods to perform daily job duties
Troubleshoot issues and complete corrective action to ensure all laboratory operations are at acceptable levels
Sample sorting racking and retrieving, both electronically and manually
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Requires a Medical Technologist Degree or equivalent, and city/state licenses or permits to qualify as a Technologist w/1-3 years' microbiology experience in a Clinical Laboratory.
Experience as a Medical Technologist/Technician is preferred - Microbiologist / Microbiology
Knowledge of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
ASCP Certification is a plus
Familiarity with laboratory information systems (LIS) are a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
Continuous education training on a yearly basis - Microbiology
Ability to lift up to 25lbs.
Mon-Fri, 10:00pm-6:30am, with rotating weekends
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.