Labcorp Clinical Technologist II 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 Toxicology Technologist II .
The Clinical Toxicology Technologist II receives on‑the‑job training for the analytical data analysis of extracted patient samples in the Clinical Toxicology Laboratory. This laboratory is fast‑paced and performs a variety of high complexity testing including therapeutic drug testing, designer panel drug testing, pain oral fluid drug testing, occupational drug testing, autopsy testing, unknown analysis testing, pharmaceutical testing, and drug confirmation testing on blood, serum, urine, and meconium sample types and uses a variety of instrument and software processing platforms.
The following duties reflect key responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.
Work with LC-MS/MS, TOFF, HPLC, GC-MS/MS, and GC instrument platforms utilizing a variety of processing platforms including but not limited to Analyst, Ascent, Masslynx, Target and Chemstation
Receive extracted specimens for testing; evaluate batches and test orders; determine priority of work for these batches in order to maintain acceptable turn‑around‑time
Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimen(s) within a batch and handle appropriately
Adhere to SOP while performing data analysis on patient and proficiency samples as well as calibrator, quality control and blank samples
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
Verification of all final data analysis to ensure accuracy, take appropriate action as necessary
Certification of final data analysis on Tier II testing
Follow quality control rules; monitor controls / calibration for error detection within batch along with trends within QC sets of an assay and take appropriate corrective action as needed
Maintain, calibrate and clean instrumentation / work area; perform scheduled/routine maintenance and critical function checks; recognize significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated
Maintain accurate records and documentation for all laboratory tests and equipment including, but not limited to, instrument logs, maintenance logs, disinfection logs and assay SOPs
Follows a proactive approach to assay performance and instrument performance to prevent downtime and delay of reporting results to clients and patients
Use Good Documentation Practices (GDP) in all documentation
Deliver accurate high quality patient care while maintaining efficiency
Participate in the instruction and training of others; demonstrate and/or explain the testing process to others or observe the testing process as performed by others
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, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology
Minimum of 1 -- 2 years' experience required, 2 years preferred
Extraction experience highly recommended
LC-MS/MS experience preferred
Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
Excellent research and problem resolution skills
Work effectively in a fast paced production environment to meet established turn-around-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
Some overtime required depending on departmental needs
Sunday -- Thursday , 7am - 5:30pm
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.