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Laboratory Corporation of America Forensic Lab 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 Forensic Laboratory Team Lead

The Forensic Lab Team Lead is responsible for testing specimens, analyzing results, and coordinating workflow to ensure established turnaround times are met. This position will support all three areas of the Forensic lab, Extractions, Screens and Instruments.

Key Team Lead Responsibilities:

  • Promotes a positive teamwork environment

  • Actively enforce operational goals, policies, and procedures

  • Support increased communication with other departments and across the organization

  • Assist with training and development, provide timely and constructive feedback. Help develop training manuals and other educational materials. Maintain training documents.

  • Monitor pending lists and delegate work to employees; adjust daily assigned tasks as necessary

  • Provide ETAs on status checks for specimen management team

  • Monitor laboratory QA checks for various functions within the laboratory

  • Assist with special projects as assigned by supervisor or manager

  • Assist with Competency Assessments (must meet New York requirement-- 7yrs laboratory experience required)

  • Reviewing, revising and implementing SOP's

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

General Lab Responsibilities:

  • Receive specimens for testing and perform testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; prioritize work to maintain efficiency and acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately

  • Evaluate and interpret raw and final data; recognize and correct errors; recognize unusual or toxic results and take appropriate action; advise testing personnel and confer with certifying scientists to interpret data as needed; report results

  • Calibrate, clean, perform scheduled maintenance and low level repair of GCMS and LC-MS/MS systems

  • Interact with biomedical technician and field service engineers to maintain and repair instruments and equipment

  • Follow quality control rules; monitor controls and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control charts, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets; review all documents for completeness and accuracy

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 from a four-year college or university in chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time

  • Excellent research and problem resolution skills

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

  • Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment

Additional Experience Required for Team Lead Position:

  • 5 years of pertinent laboratory/technical experience

  • Demonstrated strong performer

  • Proven ability to lead by example

  • Strong interpersonal communication and listening skills; ability to communicate in an effective and timely manner




Friday- Monday 10A-8:30P; FLEXIBLE W/ HOURS.

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.