Labcorp 3rd Shift Forensic Technologist-$2500 Sign On Bonus in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota
MedTox Laboratories is a subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). The integration of LabCorp and Covance in 2015 makes LabCorp the largest health care diagnostic company in the world. LabCorp operates in over 60 countries creating great opportunities for career growth and advancement across the world.
If you are motivated by job satisfaction, MedTox Laboratories is the place for you. Every day we make a difference in the way the medical community receives accurate results for our clients and patients. Come join an industry leader to grow your career in the Medical Laboratory Industry as a Forensic Instrumentation Technologist II.
MedTox Forensic Laboratory Team is seeking a Forensic Instrumentation Technologist II . Utilize your science degree / background and receive on the job training working in a fast pace environment for performing routine confirmation testing of drugs of abuse in patient samples according to established testing procedures. This position requires two years of laboratory experience and analyzes esoteric batches in addition to performing routine technologist tasks.
Analyze and write up esoteric batches -- DARS (Drug Abuse Recognition System), Steroids, Ethanol, and Nitrites
Receive urine, oral fluid, and blood specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
Work with GC, GC/MS, HPLC, LC/MSMS instruments
Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately
Use quality control samples and proficiency samples
Follow 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
Maintain, calibrate, and clean laboratory equipment; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function checks recognizing significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated
Perform all duties according to standard operating procedures and/or supervisor instruction
Maintain a fully operational understanding of chain of custody processes within the lab
Deliver quality patient care in the form of diagnostic and occupational testing while maintaining efficiency
Perform preventative maintenance and quality control with appropriate documentation
Other duties as assigned
About our Company: MedTox Laboratories, a LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, located in the Roseville / New Brighton area operates a SAMHSA-certified drug testing laboratory and CAP and CLIA-certified clinical laboratory. Our comprehensive laboratory and testing services coupled with our commitment to excellent customer service ensures that our clients' testing programs operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. We are committed to building strong relationships with our clients; being responsive to their questions and adaptable to their needs.
Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology
2+ years of laboratory technologist experience, with at least one year of experience with instrumentation
Demonstrated strong performance in current or previous positions
Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
Excellent problem resolution skills
Work effectively in a fast paced production environment to meet established turnaround times
Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
Able to work independently within a team under general supervision
Color blindness testing required
Some overtime required
Tuesday to Saturday, 11:00pm to 7:30am
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.