Laboratory Corporation of America FISH/Molecular Oncology Operations Assistant in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Integrated Oncology division of LabCorp is seeking an Ops Assistant to join their FISH and Molecular Oncology team! Assays performed in the Molecular Oncology Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including PCR, fragment analysis, sequence analysis, and gel electrophoresis. Testing in the FISH Department includes harvesting of cells, preparation of slides and analysis of fluorescent slides.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily worksheet preparation.

  • Performs specimen receiving and accessioning.

  • Includes coordinating, identifying and requesting shared samples.

  • Includes prioritizing, sorting, scanning, tracking and routing of samples to the appropriate testing laboratories in the Laboratory Information System.

  • Performs various laboratory maintenance procedures.

  • Performs daily and weekly laboratory disinfection.

  • Performs specimen delivery to required campus locations and labs.

  • Addresses and responds to specimen inquiries throughout the day.

  • Monitors and maintains consumable inventory.

  • Performs data entry as needed.

  • Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and maintains appropriate logs and records as required.

  • Adheres to the laboratory's safety and compliance policies.

  • Maintains 5S responsibilities.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

Requirements

License/Certification/Education:

  • Requires an AAS degree in a life science OR a high school diploma with 1-2 years of clinical lab experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain quality standards determined by the clinical laboratory.

  • Attention to detail and critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

  • Previous experience working in a lab setting.

Shift

2

Schedule

1st Shift Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am-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.