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Laboratory Corporation of America Certifying Scientist-1st Shift 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 Clinical Certifying Scientist

MedTox Clinical Certifying Team is seeking a Certifying Scientist. The Certifying Scientist is responsible for reviewing, certifying and reporting results. This position interacts with both internal and external clients on interpretation of results and issues arising from testing, and routinely consults with Laboratory Managers and Directors concerning results and client test management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review all test results for applicable screening and confirmatory testing methodologies, relevant Quality Control data and associated documentation; certify and release results; ensure that results meet quality standards

  • Apply QC practices and procedures to the review, interpretation and reporting of results and when applicable monitor chain-of-custody documentation

  • Take proper remedial action in response to test systems being out of control limits, detect aberrant results of quality control and takes appropriate action

  • Provide consultation and assistance to clients when technical, interpretive, and/or regulatory questions arise

  • Assist in training fellow certifying scientists and other LabCorp employees in the interpretation and reporting of results and applicable departmental processes

  • Advise/consult with laboratory technical staff regarding routine testing issues and practices

  • Assist in preparation of litigation packages and affidavits. Potential to provide testimony under subpoena

  • Assist in preparation for inspections and audits. Interact with inspectors and auditors when appropriate

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.

Requirements

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related field or equivalent education and experience

  • At least five years of pertinent laboratory experience; or four years of pertinent laboratory experience with two years certifying experience; or a Master's degree or higher in one of the above disciplines

  • Must have the training and experience in the theory and practice of methods and procedures used in the laboratory for which the individual is certifying data

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written, verbal, and listening skills

  • Excellent research and problem resolution skills

  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two years of Confirmation experience (GCMS and/or LCMS)

Shift

1

Schedule

First Shift Mon-Fri w/ every fourth full weekend on rotation. 7:30 am to 4 pm.

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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