Laboratory Corporation of America Clinical Certifying Scientist Team Lead in Saint Paul, 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 Certifying Scientist Team Lead.

MedTox Clinical Certifying Team is seeking a Certifying Scientist Team Lead. The Certifying Scientist Team Lead is responsible for reviewing, certifying and reporting results. This position interacts with both internal and external clients on interpretation of results and issues arising from testing, and routinely consults with Laboratory Managers and Directors concerning results and client test management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a Team Lead in a growing department, provide leadership, guidance and coaching on effective certifying methods

  • Up to 75% of this position will be spent performing the duties a certifying scientist (i.e. reviewing, certifying, and releasing results)

  • Assist in monitoring workflow and sample pending reports; prioritize daily certifier tasks accordingly

  • Assist with review and release of STAT, high priority and complex samples

  • Partner with other clinical laboratory departments to determine solutions that will improve sample workflow and meet client needs

  • Coordinate departmental training schedules and assist in training of new staff

  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase departmental efficiency, quality, and consistency

  • Write and update SOP's

  • Create a culture of culture of engagement within the department; help build and contribute to a positive team morale

  • Assist with special projects as assigned by supervisor or manager

  • Act as the designated point person in the absence of Supervisor, Manager, or Director

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 or higher in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related field

  • Six years of laboratory experience total with a minimum of two years certifying or leadership experience

  • Excellent research and problem resolution skills

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple departments, personalities, and levels within an organization

  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two years of Confirmation experience (GCMS and/or LCMS)




Fri- Mon; 4-10 hour shifts on 1st OR 2nd shift.

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.