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Labcorp Genomics Technologist - 3rd Shift in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Integrated Oncology division of Labcorp is seeking a Technologist to join their Molecular Oncology and Genomics team in RTP, NC! In this position, the Technologist will perform assays in the Molecular Oncology and Genomics Department utilizing a variety of scientific techniques, including PCR, fragment analysis, Sanger sequence analysis, and NGS.

The work schedule for this position will be 3rd Shift (Sunday-Wednesday 9pm-7:30am).

Responsibilities:

  • Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria

  • Perform PCR based molecular oncology testing in accordance with standard operating procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of various types of cancer.

  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls.

  • Utilize a wide array of instrumentation, including NextSeqs, Tecan, Quantstudio7, and ABI 7900 instruments, performing quality control and calibrations, as required.

  • Accurately enter results of testing. Review reports to ensure accurate test result reporting in preparation for review by a Director/Pathologist.

  • Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures

  • Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality

  • Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving

  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls

  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care

  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors or unusual results

  • Provide guidance to technical staff with the analysis and interpretation of final results

  • Perform new test procedures and/or methods and provide feedback based on your findings

  • Assist with training and orientation of new employees as needed

  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures

  • Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary

  • Assist with processing of specimens when needed

  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science (or 24 credits in Chemistry/Biology constituting a biological science major) as required by CLIA

  • At least 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level

  • ASCP or AMT certification is preferred

  • NGS or Sanger Sequencing experience or knowledge is preferred

  • PCR Experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated success in clinical testing technical proficiency and scientific knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of specific laboratory and/or department functions

  • Ability to exercise judgment to determine methods and procedures on new assignments

  • Proficient with computers and familiarity with laboratory information systems

  • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • 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!

Shift

3

Schedule

3rd Shift (Sunday-Wednesday 9pm-7:30am)

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