Laboratory Corporation of America Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist -- Microbiology in Raritan, New Jersey

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.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Perform patient tests and analyses following established procedures in Microbiology

  • Read cultures on assigned benches and perform biochemical testing

  • Set up isolation, identification and susceptibility testing on potential pathogens

  • Document results on worksheets and release completed work through the LIS

  • Read and report gram stains to assist in the diagnosis of the disease

  • Using both automated and manual analytical methods to perform testing

  • Troubleshoot issues and complete corrective action as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a Life Science

  • Previous experience in a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory is preferred

  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures

  • Working knowledge of pathogenic bacteria from a variety of body sites

  • Familiarity with ID and susceptibility test systems such as Maldi-TOF, Vitek and Microscan

  • ASCP Certification is a plus

  • Basic computer skills; experience with an LIS is a plus

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Shift

3

Schedule

Tuesday - Saturday (10:00pm - 6:30am)

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.