Laboratory Corporation of America Flow Cytometry Technologist Trainee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The Integrated Oncology division of LabCorp is seeking a Technologist to join their Flow Cytometry team! This department performs immunophenotyping by Flow cytometry testing for Leukemia and Lymphoma diagnosis.
This position will have 2nd shift hours from 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Wednesday - Saturday.
Follows the laboratory's procedure for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
Verifies proper and consistent identification of specimens prior to and during all accessioning and processing steps.
Records initials on all paperwork to indicate work performed by individual.
Notifies Senior Technologist, lead or supervisor of any identification discrepancies and documents action taken.
Operates Flow Cytometers, Slide stainer and CBC analyzer instruments in order to perform assigned duties.
Tests specimens completely, accurately and within established time frames.
Adheres to the laboratory's safety policies.
Participates in proficiency testing as required.
Maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
Verifies with supervisor handling and processing procedures prior to testing proficiency samples.
Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies; documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
Understands and performs daily QC according to the procedure.
Notifies supervisor of any failure or adverse trend in QC.
Perform minor instrument troubleshooting and report any irregularities in operation to supervisor.
Recognizes basic problems with reagents and immediately notifies supervisor or Medical Director.
Maintains adequate stock of working supplies, notifies lead or supervisor of shortage.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Flow Cytometry experience preferred, not required
ASCP or AMT certification is preferred
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
12:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Wednesday - Saturday
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.