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Lab Services Team Lead for Consumer Genetics & DNA

Company: Labcorp
Location: Burlington
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Are you an experienced lab professional who enjoys leading others and looking to take on a new challenge? LabCorp is seeking a Lab Services Team Lead to join our busy Consumer Genetics/ DNA ID Lab in Burlington NC! Consumer Genetics is one of the world's largest genotyping facilities, having genotyped millions of samples for SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) analysis since 2013. SNPs are single base changes in DNA that give rise to genetic variation. These variations can be used for ancestral typing, health and disease risk factors, carrier conditions, and curiosity testing--anything from physical characteristics such as hair and eye color, muscle composition, effects of DNA on diet, and interesting facts such as your body's reactions to environmental stimuli. This position will be a cross divisional results position for Consumer Genetics and DNA ID divisions that would entail paternity, histocompatibility, microbiome and whole genome SNP testing. The Lab Services Team Lead will be responsible for helping coordinate result review and release for both DNA ID and Consumer Genetics and p erforms moderate to high complexity tests/assays according to established testing procedures in designated technical department. Follows standard operating procedures. Performs tasks/procedures as approved in training and competency records. Advises management of problem areas or of potential problem areas. Performs those duties in the incumbent's LabCorp title job description. Additional duties as assigned. Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or related Life Science
  • Minimum of 6 year of clinical lab experience
  • ASCP/AMT Certification no required but desirable The working schedule for this position will be: 3rd shift, Monday-Friday, 9:00pm-5:30am. This position is eligible for a 15% shift differential due to 3rd shift schedule. Job Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Follows the laboratory's procedure for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, entering results, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
    • Performs proficiency testing and documentation for all tests performed in accordance with CLIA, state and accreditation standards.
    • Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies: documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
    • Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
    • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and corrects the problem or immediately notifies the Laboratory/Technical Supervisor, Laboratory Manager and/or Technical Director.
    • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications
    • Coordinates work of other departmental staff as required.
    • Acts as a subject matter expert in areas of testing and support problem investigation and resolution as needed.
    • Assists supervisor/manager in performing various assigned responsibilities completely and accurately and within established timeframes.
    • Assists Supervisor in the performance of the following duties: training staff, scheduling staff for work, reviewing completed work to ensure accuracy and compliance, troubleshooting problems as they arise, making work-flow recommendations to supervisor.
    • Assists supervisor in monitoring employee performance and ensure quality expectations (e.g. monitors employee break times, quantity and quality of work) and helps address performance issues with employees.
    • Clearly communicates all concerns/issues related to assigned area to Supervisor/assigned to staff and accurately completed within established time frames.
    • Meets company attendance policy.
    • Ensures a professional work environment is maintained.
    • Acts in a professional manner to colleagues; pleasant, shares information relevant to work, no gossiping or disparaging remarks.
    • Cooperates fully and completely with all efforts to implement and enforce LabCorp's Corporate Integrity Program.
    • Sets a personal example of high ethical standards in performing his/her assigned duties.
    • Exhibits awareness of, and adheres to, LabCorp's compliance policies, which apply specifically to his/her assigned duties.Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement .

Keywords: Labcorp, Burlington , Lab Services Team Lead for Consumer Genetics & DNA, Healthcare , Burlington, North Carolina

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